1st Generation (2015—2019) TLX Problems

This generations ranks 30th out of 31 Acura generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the transmission (66%), electrical (8%), and the interior (7%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Jerks Between Gears 50 complaints at an average of 4,933 miles in the 2015 Acura TLX.
  2. Transmission Jerkiness in Stop and Go Traffic 21 complaints at an average of 4,401 miles in the 2015 Acura TLX.
  3. Steering Wheel Locked Up 2 complaints at an average of 5,464 miles in the 2015 Acura TLX.

What TLX Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Acura model years.

Watch out for the 2015 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 1 6 0.0
2018 4 1 32 2.53
2017 2 1 76 0.68
2016 20 1 172 7.02
2015 169 4 313 33.17

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