On sale now at Acura dealerships, the 2017 TLX received five stars in the front, side and rollover crash tests.
The rating applies to front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the 2017 TLX, which is a carryover vehicle.
Standard safety equipment on the 2017 TLX includes antilock brakes, traction control, vehicle stability control, a rearview camera and seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag.
Optional safety equipment includes road departure mitigation and forward collision warning.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2017 TLX.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers keeping score should note that the 2017 Lincoln MKZ also earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. The 2017 Lexus IS and Infiniti Q50 have not been rated.