The ALL NEW 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec Review

2021 Acura TLX A-Spec review by The Straight Pipes. The Acura TLX is pumping out 272hp and 280 lb-ft tq from a Turbo 2L 4 cylinder. At $49,290 CAD, Would you take it over a Genesis G70, Mercedes-AMG C43, Mercedes C300, Mercedes C350, BMW M340i, BMW 330i, Lexis IS350 F Sport, Lexus LFA, Audi A4, Kia Stinger GT, and da other competitorz?
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  1. TheStraightPipes

    TheStraightPipes

    6 months ago

    If you want to look just as cool as us, buy our shirts from the cheap car series here: teespring.com/stores/thestraightpipes What you think of the new 2021 Acura TLX? Excited for the Type S?

    • Lincoln Loudleastic

      Lincoln Loudleastic

      Month ago

      YES! ITS COOL! THE TYPE S WILL BE CRAZY

    • ricky v

      ricky v

      4 months ago

      @cantonpillow I agree and I wonder if they’ll fix it?

    • cantonpillow

      cantonpillow

      4 months ago

      The navigation system on the Acura 2021 TLX does not allow you to store address with names! It does allow you to store 30 favorite addresses but you can not label those addresses with names! This is crazy, to navigate to someone's address you have to know the address because there is no name associated with the address in the navigation system! VERY DISAPPOINTING!

    • ricky v

      ricky v

      4 months ago

      @Al Denino Exactly. As is the case with a lot of new vehicles. :( What do you like about it?

    • Al Denino

      Al Denino

      4 months ago

      You guys are whining too much about this car and not giving it credit where it deserves

  2. The Loners Club

    The Loners Club

    21 hour ago

    YURI! please cut my throat and sacrifice me to the lamb god

  3. Koushik Mandal

    Koushik Mandal

    3 days ago

    GMC Terrain plz

  4. av.7447

    av.7447

    5 days ago

    LOL, as soon as I saw the front brake calipers of this i stopped being interested .....

  5. zin waiyan

    zin waiyan

    7 days ago

    plz acura tlx vs lexus is

  6. RtDK

    RtDK

    9 days ago

    Anybody else feel like Mazda's interiors feel more premium than Acura's?

  7. RS3Mike

    RS3Mike

    11 days ago

    Honestly the new Accord looks much better than this hodgepodge of a design mess

  8. RS3Mike

    RS3Mike

    11 days ago

    Acura had pretty much one last chance ti redeem themselves from their halo status yet they failed again. It's sad

  9. karumban

    karumban

    19 days ago

    So based on this review do you guys think type s will be a flop?

  10. James2128 Train Club

    James2128 Train Club

    22 days ago

    I disagree with this video. U guys drive bmws and higher luxury cars. Bad video some of us can’t afford bmw m’s

    • TheStraightPipes

      TheStraightPipes

      22 days ago

      We also drive civics and corollas. And the RDX, which handles better

  11. T

    T

    22 days ago

    “unless you live in the south” lol

  12. Omair Sheikh

    Omair Sheikh

    25 days ago

    This car is amazing, I'm finding it very difficult to convince myself not to get it, especially the A-Spec in red

  13. myluxurylife. net

    myluxurylife. net

    27 days ago

    Great video, great ACURAr.. Do you know hqreps? People around me are always talk about it. Really great products and lowest price I have ever seen. I have got 5 pcs of handbags from this store, seems great !!

  14. MrDrewdubb

    MrDrewdubb

    28 days ago

    Car looks great in person, these whiny Bs are impossible to watch

  15. Randomest Bricks

    Randomest Bricks

    29 days ago

    I live in Arizona! 😂

  16. Branfield Ward

    Branfield Ward

    Month ago

    These guys suck, they just hate the car, so why you’re in it? I will buy the A Spec SH-AWG They are so stupid, they are the only one that couldn’t fine lighting system. Shame on the two knuckleheads

  17. hifi noob 2018

    hifi noob 2018

    Month ago

    Very immature review. You lost me after a couple minutes.

  18. CanadaCraig

    CanadaCraig

    Month ago

    But you don't feel that way about the RDX's handling - and it's the same thing. Hmm.... Maybe this particular TLX was flawed somehow.

  19. Bryan Ching

    Bryan Ching

    Month ago

    Worst review i ever seen

    • TheStraightPipes

      TheStraightPipes

      Month ago

      Most accurate*

  20. Strang 1

    Strang 1

    Month ago

    HAD TO DO IT :) I'm from Texas I don't need snow tires :))

  21. Fallen Angel

    Fallen Angel

    Month ago

    My dad have conti sport contact 5 they are amazing But he don't change them in the winter and believe me that nothing happened to the car in the winter

  22. John Reno

    John Reno

    Month ago

    as i know the tlx 2.0 engine is on timing chain and does anyone know if 3.0 engine optional is on belt or chain???

  23. christian tavares

    christian tavares

    Month ago

    How’s the sound system in that thing?

  24. Robert Datario

    Robert Datario

    Month ago

    Apple is trash.

  25. james panos

    james panos

    Month ago

    I really enjoyed test driving this car. Compared to a 4 series. It is less money and looks way better. I am really looking forward to the type S.

  26. Biscuit112 DT

    Biscuit112 DT

    2 months ago

    Honda North America is the typical snoooze....

  27. gpman1

    gpman1

    2 months ago

    Dude. What the heck! Terrible review. Something tells me you guys don’t know as much about cars as you put off. I have had this car since it came out. This thing is amazing. Every client I’ve sold one too is in love with it.

  28. Aditya Vajandar

    Aditya Vajandar

    2 months ago

    Easily your worst review

  29. ashrick718

    ashrick718

    2 months ago

    only thing that I don’t like is the wheel design. The ASPEC should of had its own wheel.

  30. Dash Sat

    Dash Sat

    2 months ago

    You guys are a joke in terms of car review. Just got a TLX 2021 - not even half as bad as you guys made it feel.

  31. epr

    epr

    2 months ago

    Can't wait for the Type-S...

  32. Logan H

    Logan H

    2 months ago

    SHAW-D is how i say it lol

  33. Matt Finestein

    Matt Finestein

    2 months ago

    Everyone saying they’re too harsh in this one, but they’re simply right. I mean look at the kickdown at 3:55, that’s embarassing.

    • TheStraightPipes

      TheStraightPipes

      2 months ago

      No one wants to admit it

  34. Qi Ran Wang

    Qi Ran Wang

    2 months ago

    Am I the only one in the comment section who else thinks this car sucks?

  35. robertlovesgothgirlz

    robertlovesgothgirlz

    2 months ago

    I watched the whole review and I do agree with them. Aesthetics are all over the place, selling points in infotainment look like an inconvenient process, and exterior looks are average. Not a bad car but not personally appealing for me

  36. Norm T

    Norm T

    2 months ago

    Then Cadillac shows up with 472 and 668 hp CT4-V and CT5-V for slight more money than 355hp Type-S!

  37. P Lam

    P Lam

    2 months ago

    the description just casually name dropping the LFA as a "competitor" lmao

  38. 406

    406

    2 months ago

    Damn kids

  39. Rayan ozm

    Rayan ozm

    2 months ago

    Its kind of the worst review and reviewers I have ever seen among other youtubers

  40. Rayan ozm

    Rayan ozm

    2 months ago

    So many negative thoughts.... For a 40k car

  41. Norm T

    Norm T

    2 months ago

    According to J.D. Power research data, 65% of TLX buyers are men, matching the average for the Compact Premium Car segment. They are slightly older than average (58 years of age vs. 56), and they're making less money than average

    • Norm T

      Norm T

      2 months ago

      @TrickShots 101 pretty sad isn't?

    • TrickShots 101

      TrickShots 101

      2 months ago

      Did J.D. Power put you up to this Norm?

  42. blarghman332

    blarghman332

    2 months ago

    What the fuck happened with this transmission? I thought it was good in the accord?

  43. Doug H

    Doug H

    3 months ago

    This very negative review just earned these reviewers my respect. It's an ACURAte review .lol. Most reviewers are overly positive on everything. I drove this car and in my opinion their review is "spot On". And like them , I liked the RDX while I hated the TLX . I'll swear the RDX was faster off the line than the TLX and it was much nicer to drive. This car has less room in it for tall drivers than the outgoing model did and the seats are not as comfortable. Gauges suck, Interior illumination is too distracting at night.Terrible power, etc

  44. JPRC

    JPRC

    3 months ago

    Still slower than the accord

  45. Jolly John

    Jolly John

    3 months ago

    The Acura Type S concept had such a beautiful front... This looks so meh.... after seeing that beautiful concept. It was as if the Designers knew what we would love and the Top executives were like, shut up and stick to the old front.

  46. VictorQuincanon

    VictorQuincanon

    3 months ago

    The intuitive touch pad is one of the sure paths in the future. Why move a mouse pointer 2,000 pixels to the left when the brain can learn to hand eye target a quadrant in seconds?

  47. Adr ian

    Adr ian

    3 months ago

    You could actually change Siri’s pronunciation on a contacts specific name so that you could say “Jakub” without saying “yakoub”

  48. Craig Rinzema

    Craig Rinzema

    3 months ago

    This review makes me wonder if they get paid by KIA to shit on LEXUS and ACURA...

    • Kristiāns Ozoliņš

      Kristiāns Ozoliņš

      Month ago

      Well Lexus and usually Acura always have outdated cars so I don’t think so.

    • Adil Sagadiyev

      Adil Sagadiyev

      3 months ago

      They are just stating facts

  49. Random Stuff

    Random Stuff

    3 months ago

    Slow asf

  50. Yello

    Yello

    3 months ago

    Nerdiest dudes on the planet. Instead of legit car review, this is a vid for whiny male beeeatches. Shut up with the iPhone Android pissing match. Grow up.

  51. paralelmind

    paralelmind

    3 months ago

    Nice Acura A7

  52. md247

    md247

    3 months ago

    Bahaha “we get it, we’ve been to arizona”

  53. xuimod

    xuimod

    3 months ago

    Tbh Jakub sounds like a whiny girl in this video. Did Jakub's boyfriend dump him?

  54. xuimod

    xuimod

    3 months ago

    Who besides Jakub really cares that Apple car play can't recognize his name? 30+ seconds of wasted video. Your videos are getting to sophormic and stupid.

  55. Pug A

    Pug A

    3 months ago

    I think you guys should take this video out for good. The car's been out for a few month and I have watched most of the popular reviews on ACURA, 99% of the auto journalist liked the car overall. The look is good, performance is on par with the competitors, handling is amazing with that SHAWD, it's just such a fun car for a comfortable premium daily driver. I don't understand why you guys were so negative about pretty much everything about this one.

    • AFCompany

      AFCompany

      3 months ago

      @Kristiāns Ozoliņš more horse power and torque than the A4, C300, and 330i. More standard features, better sound system, and better reliability.

    • Pug A

      Pug A

      3 months ago

      @Kristiāns Ozoliņš if you ask me, I'd say it looks cooler from the outside, aspec red interior is superior. Sh-awd is just better in every single way compare to the BMW all wheel drive system especially in snowy conditions. Acceleration and handling is just as good if not better. And it is cheaper than 3 series with similar features.

    • Kristiāns Ozoliņš

      Kristiāns Ozoliņš

      3 months ago

      This car has nothing special over it's competitors. Like why would you buy this over a 3 series?

  56. samuel wh

    samuel wh

    3 months ago

    3:56 I would say something, the car was very very slow to downshift because in the Acura TLX only if you are not accelerating and then you smash the throttle the car is like chilling and then going crazy that’s why it takes time, you have to at least touch it or accelerate little bit and the floor it, I don’t know but this happens in the TLX with the 10 speed 2.0T, funny because the accord has the same engine and transmission and doesn’t do that it responds very quick 😅

  57. declassified1

    declassified1

    3 months ago

    Great channel but where do you find the awful music ? Not heard a good intro yet guys ...

  58. Diamond Prince

    Diamond Prince

    3 months ago

    Arizona is TOTALLY not the South

  59. Ronnie

    Ronnie

    3 months ago

    @TheStraightPipes - You bought a Prowler? You have no right to comment on how ugly or plain an interior on any car is ever. :)

  60. Harry

    Harry

    3 months ago

    So weird that reviewers have such different opinions about how good this is as a performance sedan

  61. Andy Brian

    Andy Brian

    4 months ago

    Don't understand their views on this vehicle at all. Styling is subjective, I get it. But, how this beauty midsized sports sedan cannot claim one of the best looking new ones, is beyond me. This gem is stunning, inside and out and with some serious performance to boot. All with typical Acura / Honda engineering and craftsmanship. Love it.

  62. I Am Intractable

    I Am Intractable

    4 months ago

    What a letdown. Acura has no sense of quality.

  63. SY HERBO

    SY HERBO

    4 months ago

    So basically this car is average, maybe below average

  64. Phui Luu

    Phui Luu

    4 months ago

    I think even the typeS is still no match for the Kia stinger.

  65. eduardoig17

    eduardoig17

    4 months ago

    I love living in Texas. Absolutely no need for winter tires. Summer tires all year round

  66. Ruthless937

    Ruthless937

    4 months ago

    Ilx is acuras entry level luxury car at 30k. tlx is not entry level at 45k

  67. Phui Luu

    Phui Luu

    4 months ago

    H/A lost touches with desirable designs.

  68. Will Hutton

    Will Hutton

    4 months ago

    That beat drop in the beginning was perfect!

  69. David T

    David T

    4 months ago

    Why are these 2 popular reviewers? They don’t use terms us real drivers want to hear when listening to feedback about cars etc. just 3 clowns from up north pretending to be car reviewers booooo

  70. Joe

    Joe

    4 months ago

    The number of Acura fanboys is astonishing

  71. john smith

    john smith

    4 months ago

    Stupid review

  72. trademark101

    trademark101

    4 months ago

    Just watched the savagegeese video on this car which is more informative than this one

    • Alex Deir

      Alex Deir

      4 months ago

      Same. This video popped up because i watch SG one and its amazing the difference in quality. Savageese is on another level.

  73. Edward A

    Edward A

    4 months ago

    My 2011 base model Impreza also takes 2-3seconds to down/up shift.. why is it the same on tbhsi Acura?..

  74. Tu Nguyen

    Tu Nguyen

    4 months ago

    Hahaha Apple

  75. Massacare019

    Massacare019

    4 months ago

    900 dislike

  76. Meng Lee

    Meng Lee

    4 months ago

    I love the way this car looks. Maybe a darker red though.

  77. abdullah alsayed

    abdullah alsayed

    4 months ago

    Its just weird car😂

  78. Heng Hong

    Heng Hong

    4 months ago

    You two are crabs and ignorant

  79. Randy Fine

    Randy Fine

    4 months ago

    I have a 2018 TLX Elite SH-AWD and I will be trading in on a 2022 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport as soon as they come out.

  80. Ryan Jerez

    Ryan Jerez

    4 months ago

    Acura is behind is stuck on 2010 also a lot of problems with transmission torque converter, I'm mdx owner and I'm feel very disappointed with everything acura is expensive car with nothing, so I'm moving soon to Génesis, if you're about to get an Acura my advice is look for information and compare with another brands.. Acura 👎👎👎👎👎

  81. 211st

    211st

    4 months ago

    k5?

  82. dSnugs

    dSnugs

    4 months ago

    The front end is literally the 2nd generation of Hyundai Genesis Coupe.

  83. Kevin K

    Kevin K

    4 months ago

    It looks like there’s an Acura License Plate on top of the Regular License Plate. 🤔

  84. justen ramirez Lackey

    justen ramirez Lackey

    5 months ago

    I feel like Honda/Acura should’ve dropped this TLX in 2017 and made the 2018 Accord based on the TLX instead of the TLX being based on the 18 and up Accord. Acura would sell more IMO. I just hope they bring a new ILX based on the 2022 Civic but knowing Acura the ILX would probably be based on a 16-21 Civic. Acura is always behind on Honda. The 15-20 TLX was based on a 13-17 Accord & the Current ILX is based on a 2012-15 when it should be the other way around

  85. A-Spec Reviews!

    A-Spec Reviews!

    5 months ago

    4:49 Maybe they program the electronic e brake on the Type S to act like a proper e-brake...

  86. art chiu

    art chiu

    5 months ago

    tailpipe is aweful, should just used the ZF 8 speed dual clutch, 10 speed is pointless, will c what the type s will do

  87. Street Cvlture

    Street Cvlture

    5 months ago

    Hyundai & Kia kicking ass and taking names

  88. alexander wei

    alexander wei

    5 months ago

    Feels very inconsistent to hear you guys say the rear seats room is good. Especially considering when compared to some other cars where you guys complained about it but this TLX has pretty shitty rear leg/head space.

  89. Guillermo Meza

    Guillermo Meza

    5 months ago

    tarzan & jane.

  90. A R

    A R

    5 months ago

    Are y'all reviewing the car or the concept or the previous generation

    • TheStraightPipes

      TheStraightPipes

      5 months ago

      Were reviewing what we picked up based on what the company has made press releases on

  91. YouTube news

    YouTube news

    5 months ago

    Acura is the best reliable car to go

  92. Fab Munoz

    Fab Munoz

    5 months ago

    How much did the competition pay you guys to make this review? 😂😂😂 wtf

    • Adil Sagadiyev

      Adil Sagadiyev

      3 months ago

      None it’s just straight facts unlike most reviewers they aren’t over positive for every car

  93. Brett OBerry

    Brett OBerry

    5 months ago

    I live in Arizona... Obligatory comment about not needing winter tires in the Valley of the Sun©... Summer tires every.day.of.the.year. Just waiting for the Type S.

  94. Massacare019

    Massacare019

    5 months ago

    Very uninspired review u guys got lazy on this car review

  95. PXLTRON

    PXLTRON

    5 months ago

    god i love the new Acura.

  96. Deeman

    Deeman

    5 months ago

    Heres a drinking game, take a shot every time either on of them says “concept”

    • Blake Caliper

      Blake Caliper

      2 months ago

      Bro that's like 20 shots lmao 😂☠️

  97. Anonymous Guy

    Anonymous Guy

    5 months ago

    Stop comparing it to the concept. Compare it to the last generation. What automaker’s final product is 100% like the concept? Learn how to review a car dude.

  98. Anonymous Guy

    Anonymous Guy

    5 months ago

    Stop comparing it to the concept. Compare it to the last generation. What automaker’s final product is 100% like the concept? Learn how to review a car dude.

  99. Theo

    Theo

    5 months ago

    I agree with the sped up footage thing it looks soo bad companies need to stop

  100. Christopher H

    Christopher H

    5 months ago

    SMH

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