If you’re looking for reasonable performance, coupled with outstanding comfort and value in a near-luxury sedan, Acura’s compact-to-midsize TSX
is still a good choice to add to your shopping list. Restyled, updated and enlarged for the 2009 model year, the TSX continues to be a solid choice for buyers wanting a bit of luxury and a bit of sportiness in a front-wheel-drive sedan.
What started as a single model has evolved into a product line, including the TSX sedan (in both four and six-cylinder engine variants) and the TSX Sportwagon. In keeping with the model’s value proposition, no all-wheel-drive versions are available, and the Sportwagon comes only with the 2.4-liter four cylinder engine. A five-speed automatic transmission is standard on most TSX models, although the 2012 Acura TSX Special Edition
is available with the 2.4-liter engine and a six-speed manual transmission.
For the majority of shoppers, the 2.4-liter version of the TSX sedan, which makes 201...