For 2011, Acura TSX has received several exterior updates, improved technology features and enhanced fuel efficiency. These changes give Honda the upper hand over its main competitors in the upscale compact car market, such as the Audi 4 Avant, BMW 3-series Wagon, Volvo V50 and the 2011 Volkswagen GTI.
All TSX models come with a new front fascia, revised chin spoiler, new fog light assembly and grille. Inside, Acura TSX passengers can enjoy a restyled center console, as well as a pile of minor design updates, like darker trim pieces, brightly finished door handles, etc. In general, the 2011 TSX interior was developed under the guidelines of whisper quiet interior and emphasized aesthetics. As far as performance is concerned, the 2011 Acura TSX returns with the same engine options as last year. Steps have been taken to boost fuel efficiency, as a result, the new TSX now provides an estimated one-mpg improvement in both city and highway driving.
The all-new Sport Wagon trim is intended to enhance cabin space and storage options. Providing a better fuel efficiency and a low lift-over height, the TSX Sport Wagon is a good alternative for those considering a compact SUV. Base price for the 2011 TSX is set at $29,610, while pricing for the Sport Wagon starts at $30,960.