2022 Acura TLX  RealSafeCars86Safety Rating

#16 of 2022 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#67 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2021 Acura TLX
The TLX, introduced by Acura in 2015, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Acura offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 Acura TLX is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2022 Acura TLX has a score of 86, implying a 0.034% chance of driver death (3.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Acura TLX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0345% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.9399%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0345% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.9399% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Acura TLX is 26% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2022 Acura TLX is 32% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Acura's AcuraWatch active safety features can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2022 Acura TLX: Collision Mitigation Braking System. Optional safety features on the 2022 Acura TLX which we recommend include Lane Departure Warning System and Blind Spot Assist.

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but another may also improve safety. Side mirror turn signals are standard on the Acura TLX. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you.

But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9373Lexus ES-350Volkswagen ArteonToyota AvalonChrysler 300Nissan MaximaGMC AcadiaHyundai Genesis G70BMW X3Volvo S60 RechargeAcura TLXCadillac XT5Kia StingerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Acura TLX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 73 to 93. The 2022 Acura TLX is safer than the 2022 Lexus ES-350, the 2022 Volkswagen Arteon, the 2022 Toyota Avalon, the 2022 Chrysler 300, and the 2022 Nissan Maxima and less safe than the 2022 Hyundai Genesis G70. It is about as safe as the 2022 Kia Stinger, the 2022 Cadillac XT5, the 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge, and the 2022 BMW X3.

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