2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon - Road Test Specs

2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon

(2.4L 4-cyl. 5-speed Automatic)


Model year2011
ModelTSX Sport Wagon
Style4dr Wagon with Technology Package (2.4L 4cyl 5A)
Base MSRP$34,610
Options on test vehicleVortex Blue Pearl
As-tested MSRP$35,470


Drive typeFront-wheel Drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, port-injected inline-4, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,354/143.6
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing and lift
Compression ratio (x:1)11.0
Redline (rpm)7,100
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)201 @ 7,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)170 @ 4,300
Fuel type91-octane required
Transmission typeFive-speed automatic and steering-mounted paddles
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I = 2.652; II = 1.614; III = 1.082; IV = 0.773; V = 0.566; Final = 4.438; R = 2.000


Suspension, frontIndependent double-wishbones, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric speed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)13.4
Tire brandMichelin
Tire modelPilot HX MXM4
Tire typeAll-season
Tire size, front225/50R17 93V
Tire size, rear225/50R17 93V
Wheel size17-by-7.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialCast aluminum
Brakes, front11.8-inch ventilated disc with single-piston sliding caliper
Brakes, rear11.1-inch solid disc with single-piston sliding caliper

Track Test Results

Acceleration, 0-30 mph (sec.)3.4
0-45 mph (sec.)5.7
0-60 mph (sec.)8.8
0-75 mph (sec.)13.0
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)16.5
0-60 with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)8.4
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)31
60-0 mph (ft.)127
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)64.6
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.80
Sound level @ idle (dB)48.4
@ Full throttle (dB)73.2
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)65.0

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Acceleration commentsLacks the power to spin its tires off the line so there's little the driver can do to improve things. Brake torque and manual shifting only slow things down.
Braking ratingAverage
Braking commentsLong distance for a car with some sporting intentions. Some pedal fade on fifth run.
Handling ratingAverage
Handling commentsRemarkably good balance with ESC off, although limit is still low. Rotates well with lift-throttle. Fun, even. ESC on significantly reins things in.

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)1,121
Temperature (°F)60.1
Relative humidity (%)35.2
Wind (mph, direction)0.38 tail/cross

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)22 city/30 highway/25 combined
Edmunds observed (mpg)23.6
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)18.5

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,623
Curb weight, as tested (lbs.)3,594
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)57.1/42.9
Length (in.)189.2
Width (in.)72.4
Height (in.)57.9
Wheelbase (in.)106.4
Track, front (in.)62.2
Track, rear (in.)62.2
Turning circle (ft.)36.7
Legroom, front (in.)42.4
Legroom, rear (in.)34.3
Headroom, front (in.)37.6
Headroom, rear (in.)36.9
Shoulder room, front (in.)57.8
Shoulder room, rear (in.)56.1
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)31.5
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)60.5


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain6 years/70,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years/50,000 miles


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsDual front
Head airbagsFront and rear
Antilock brakesFour-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsBraking assist, braking assist
Traction controlTraction control
Stability controlStability control
Tire-pressure monitoring systemTire-pressure monitoring
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested
IIHS offsetNot tested

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