2013 Acura TSX Features


2.4-liter, 201 hp, DOHC, i-VTEC®, inline 4-cylinder engine  (TSX Sedan, Sedan SE and Sport Wagon)

3.5-liter, 280 hp, SOHC, VTEC®, 60-degree V-angle, 6-cylinder engine  (TSX V-6 Sedan)
EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5 and CARB LEV II ULEV emissions certification
Computer-controlled Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) with Drive-by-Wire™ throttle system
Direct ignition system with knock sensor
Sequential SportShift 5-speed automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control, Shift Hold Control and racing-inspired steering wheel mounted paddle shifters
Close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission with aluminum case  (TSX Sedan SE with 2.4L I-4)
4-wheel-independent double-wishbone front suspension with multi-link rear suspension
Front and rear stabilizer bars
Electric Power Steering (EPS) with torque-sensing, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
4-wheel disc brakes with ventilated front and solid rear rotors
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
17x7.5-inch aluminum wheels with Michelin Pilot HX P225/50R17 all-season tires  (TSX Sedan and Sport Wagon)
17x7.5-inch aluminum wheels (with unique dark grey painted center spokes) with Michelin Pilot HX P225/50R17 all-season tires  (TSX Sedan SE)

18x8.0-inch aluminum wheels with Michelin Pilot HX P235/45R18 all-season tires  (TSX V-6 Sedan)

Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights (with Auto on/off feature) and integrated Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Front bumper-integrated halogen fog lights
Dual exhaust outlets with polished tips

Folding side mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators and heaters

Driver-side rearview mirror Reverse gear tilt down function
Speed-sensing windshield wipers with mist feature
Heat-rejecting window glass along with auto-timer defroster for rear glass
Electronic trunk release (TSX Sedans)
Roof rails (TSX Sport Wagon)
Sport-minded front spoiler (TSX Sedan SE)
Sport-minded rear bumper fascia (TSX Sedan SE)
Sport-minded lower side sills (TSX Sedan SE)

“Sport Edition” badge on trunklid (TSX Sedan SE)

Leather-wrapped sport-style steering wheel
Perforated leather trimmed seating surfaces with contrast-color stitching

Power-actuated, 8-way adjustable driver seat
(with adjustable lumbar support and two-position memory function)

Power-actuated, 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
Heated front seats
Driver and front passenger seat back pockets
Locking 60/40 split fold-down rear seat with center armrest
Carpeted floor mats
Custom seat upholstery with red colored perforated suede inserts (TSX Sedan SE)
Red stitching for seats and shift knob (TSX Sedan SE)
Special black colored headliner material (TSX Sedan SE)
Sport-minded aluminum pedal covers (TSX Sedan SE)
Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters with bright silver plating (TSX Sedan SE)
Unique red lighting for instrument cluster, overhead lighting and footwell lighting (TSX Sedan SE)
Dual-zone automatic climate control system with micron air-filtration
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® cellular telephone interface
Premium sound system with AM/FM tuner, in-dash CD/MP3/WMA player, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-sensitive volume control, 7-speakers, 8-inch subwoofer and 360-watt amplifier
XM® Radio with Note function music reminder
USB port and AUX jack connectivity for external music players
Steering wheel-mounted illuminated controls (cruise control, audio, telephone, multi-information
display and available voice recognition)
Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
Power-operated glass moonroof with tilt feature and sliding sunshade
Auto-up/down driver and passenger power windows, power door mirrors and power door locks
Remote activated, auto-open side windows and moonroof “quick vent” function
Remote entry system with Acura personalized settings for driver’s seat
Leather-covered front center console with sliding arm rest
Door storage compartments
Front and rear dual beverage holders
Overhead storage compartment for sunglasses
Overhead map lights
Multi-Information Display (MID)
Dual trip meters
Maintenance Minder™ system
HomeLink® remote control system
Auto-dimming day/night rearview mirror
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirrors
Two 12-volt power outlets
Rear window defogger
Blue LED interior lighting
Digital clock
Active Sound Control system (TSX V-6 Sedan)
Hidden underfloor and side storage in cargo area (TSX Sport Wagon)
Cargo Cover (TSX Sport Wagon)

Acura/ELS Surround® 415-watt (460-watt with Sport Wagon) Premium Audio System with 10 speakers, DVD-Audio, CD, DTS™, AM/FM radio, XM® Satellite Radio with Note function music reminder, 15 GB hard disk drive memory (HDD) media storage system, Song By Voice™ and Dolby® Pro Logic® II
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™ and rearview camera
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ with Traffic Rerouting™
AcuraLink Real-Time Weather™
AcuraLink® Satellite Communication System with Automated Appointments
Power actuated rear tailgate (TSX Sport Wagon)

Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
Collapsible steering column
Driver and front passenger dual-stage, multiple-threshold front air bags, and front side airbags with passenger side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Two row side curtain air bags
Adjustable-height front seat head restraints with active head restraint system
Driver and front passenger seatbelts with automatic tensioning system and load-limiters
3-point seatbelts for all five seating positions
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) child seat mounting system for outboard rear seats
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual location indicators
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer


A dedicated array of Acura Genuine Accessories has been developed for the 2013 Acura TSX. When installed at the time of vehicle purchase, the accessories are covered by Acura's 4-year/50,000-miles basic warranty.


  • 18-inch diameter 10-spoke aluminum wheels with ebony or chrome-look finish
  • Wheel locks
  • Sport Package with unique front underbody, side sills and rear bumper and 18-inch 10-spoke aluminum wheels (bodywork available painted in factory TSX colors)
  • Rear bumper appliqué
  • Rear deck lid spoiler (available painted in factory TSX colors)  (TSX Sedan only)
  • Wing spoiler (available painted in factory TSX colors)  (TSX Sedan only)
  • Front and rear splash guards (available painted in factory TSX colors)
  • Body side protection molding (available painted in factory TSX colors)
  • Door edge guards (available painted in factory TSX colors)
  • Car cover
  • Nose mask
  • Door visor
  • Moon roof visor
  • Back-up sensors
  • Engine block heater
  • Remote engine starter
  • Crossbars – Silver  (TSX Sport Wagon only)
  • Ski Attachment  (TSX Sport Wagon only)
  • Bike Attachment  (TSX Sport Wagon only)
  • Roof Box (55- x 33- x 18-inch)  (TSX Sport Wagon only)


  • Sport-style steering wheel with perforated leather
  • Sport-style transmission shift knob with perforated leather
  • Interior trim kit with Dark Metallic color
  • Steering wheel trim with Dark Metallic color
  • All-season floor mats
  • Trunk tray
  • Cargo organizer
  • Cargo Net
  • Cargo Liner  (TSX Sport Wagon only)
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