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The 2013 Acura 

It’s almost intangible. That feeling of pushing a button and having the 
machine react immediately, instinctively — like an extension of you. We get 
to this feeling by eliminating excess in pursuit of intuitive, human-focused 
technology. We get to it through engineering that doesn’t choose between 
form and function. The result is a vehicle that delivers performance and 

efficiency. One that takes luxurious technology and wraps it in sophisticated 

style. One that elevates not only driver enjoyment, but driver ability. 

This is the extraordinary. This is the Acura TSX. 

Man. Machine. Connect. 


NSX Concept 

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2013 TSX 

Inspiration for a new generation. 

Aggressive, agile and always ready to perform. 

The 2013 TSX is a sport sedan you'll truly connect with. 
With a bold exterior, a refined interior and 
race-inspired engineering throughout, the TSX not only 
empowers a new generation of Acura drivers — 

it inspires them with every drive. 




i-VTEC® Engine 

Harness all the horsepower you can handle with 
the TSX’s intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lift 
Electronic Control (i-VTEC) engine. Race-inspired 
to its innovative core, the advanced i-VTEC engine 
features a dual-cam profile ona single shaft to 
electronically regulate the cam profiles, valve 
lifts and opening durations for maximum engine 
response and fuel efficiency. In short, it’s aggressive 
low-end torque, inspiring high-speed horsepower 

and excitement all round. 

Horsepower and Torque 

Inside the compact 2.4-litre, 16-valve, DOHC, 
i-VTEC engine, you'll discover more than just 
201 horsepower and experience more than just 
172 lb.-ft. of robust torque. You'll learn how 
driving a low-emission vehicle with a Tier 2 Bin 5 
rating doesn’t have to come at the expense of 
power. You'll feel the kind of exhilaration that 
comes from lap after lap of engineering 
achievement through competitive motorsport 
racing. And you'll change your definition of 

driving excitement forever. 

V6 Engine 

Available with the TSX V6 Package, the 3.5-litre, 
24-valve VTEC® V6 engine produces 

280 horsepower at 6200 rpm, 252 lb.-ft. of torque 
at 5000 rpm anda driving experience that will 

stay with you throughout the whole day. 
6-Speed Manual Transmission 

The available close-ratio 6-speed manual 
transmission was developed with precisely spaced 
gear ratios, allowing you to perform ultra-quick 
shifting and your TSX to react to your instincts 

just as quickly. 

Sequential SportShift® Automatic with 
Paddle Shifters 

Standard on V6 models, and available on other 
TSX trim levels, is the thrill of up-and-down gear 
shifting courtesy of real race-inspired paddle- 
shifting controls. You'll find the paddle-shifting 
controls instinctively mounted just behind the 
leather-wrapped steering wheel. And you'll 

find them to be the perfect high-performance 
complement to the Sequential SportShift 

automatic transmission. 

Drive-by-Wire Throttle System™ 

The Drive-by-Wire Throttle System utilizes highly 
sophisticated and efficient electronic sensors 

to provide continuous engine power. Based on 
your driving demands, the system measures 
acceleration, engine rpm and road speed to allow 
for the optimal engine throttle opening. The result 
is smoother, more powerful engine response 

when and where you need it. 

Sport-tuned Suspension 

Four-wheel independent suspension with front 
double-wishbone and rear multi-link design give 
the TSX its razor-sharp handling and fluid ride. 
The suspension is sport-tuned to reduce overall 
vehicle lift, dive and body roll, while enhancing 
the vehicle’s agility and responsiveness. It all adds 
up toacar that can handle the most spirited of 

drivers and driving conditions. 

Electronic Power Steering (EPS) 

When it comes to maneuverability, the Electronic 
Power Steering in the TSX has you covered at any 
speed. From the stable, on-centre feel at highway 
speeds, to the uncompromising response in 
curves, to the precise handling needed to navigate 
city streets, EPS reacts to your every move with 

ease so you can react to the road with confidence. 

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA°) 

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Traction Control 
provides you with added stability and control 
during acceleration, braking and cornering. 

The VSA system detects and corrects understeer 
and oversteer situations and, in an instant, 
electronically reduces throttle or applies braking 
to individual wheels to compensate based on 

actual driving conditions. 

Available 18-inch Wheels 

For performance with presence, the TSX V6 
model prowls on large 18-inch aluminum-alloy 
wheels that have been specifically designed to 
complement its aggressive exterior and ultra- 

sharp street style. 


Confidence at every turn. 

HandsFreeLink™ Connectivity 

Program and link your Bluetooth®-enabled 
wireless device to the HandsFreeLink interface 
to make, receive and transfer calls from your 
mobile phone without interruption. Provided 
your mobile phone is located inside the cabin, 
calling numbers will be displayed, your phone 
will respond to voice activation and you will hear 
the caller’s voice over the TSX’s audio system. 
Plus, the system operates in English or French 
and is capable of integrating up to six different 
compatible mobile phones, meaning you can 
stay in touch without having to lose your grip 

on the wheel. 

Acura Navigation System 

With the available satellite-linked navigation 
system, your TSX experience really does become 
more about the journey than the destination. 
Pinpoint your location almost anywhere in North 
America, or get real-time driving directions by voice 
or moving-map display. The system is equipped 
with bilingual voice-recognition software, 
recognizing up to 600 verbal commands, so 
simply ask for the most direct route, or to find 
analternate one, or even to suggest a restaurant 
using the Zagat Survey® ratings. And with the 
available 60 GB hard disk drive (HDD) in the 
Technology Package," you'll find you'll get your 

answers at an even greater speed. 
*Available only on the Technology Package. 

Voice-Activated Control 

Most of the functions and features that are part 
of the available Technology Package* can be 
controlled just by the sound of your voice. Press 
the steering wheel-mounted voice control button 
to set, or adjust, the dual-zone automatic climate 
control system or explore the world of convenience 

offered through your navigation system. 
*Available only on the Technology Package. 

U.S. model shown. 

Available Acura/ELS Surround® 
Premium Audio System* 

Acura’s engineers teamed with GRAMMY® 
Award-winning sound engineer and producer 
Elliot Scheiner to develop the Acura/ELS Surround 
Premium Audio System specifically for the TSX. 
After measuring the acoustic architecture inside 
the cabin, 10 speakers* were strategically placed 
to optimize the 415-watts of dynamic surround 
sound. The Premium Audio System also features 
AM/FM/SiriusXM,"" MP3/WMA capability and an 
in-dash CD, DVD-Audio player and DTS® changer. 
The result is unprecedented audio quality and 

clarity and perfect harmony inside your TSX. 

*Available only on the Technology Package. 

"Includes a no-charge trial for 3 months, beyond which service 
fees apply. Available in 10 Canadian provinces and 48 contiguous 
U.S. states. See terms and conditions at 


A more personal connection. 

Bluetooth® Audio Interface 

Standard in the TSX is the Bluetooth-enabled 
audio interface — the ultimate in wireless 
connectivity. Now you can bring all your favourite 

music from home but leave the wires behind. 
MP3/USB** Audio Playback 

Conveniently located next to the 12-volt power 
outlet in the centre console, the USB device 
connector lets you plug ina variety of compatible, 
portable MP3 audio players, like an iPod®, and still 
control the playback volume and track selection 

from your steering wheel-mounted controls. 

**Only compatible with certain devices. 

Rearview Camera* 

Available with the Technology Package, the 
rearview camera allows you to reverse with 
confidence by showing a colour image of the 
area directly behind the vehicle on your navigation 
system screen. Even if the navigation system 

is turned off, the camera intuitively activates 

automatically when you engage reverse. 

*Does not replace the driver's responsibility to exercise due care 
while driving. 


Sophistication for a modern generation. 

Accelerated Style 

Next-generation aerodynamics, design and style 
meet everything the new generation of sedan 
drivers want. Smooth-sculpted exterior. Flawlessly 
chiselled lines. Sleek front and rear bumper 
treatments. Anda modern street style that inspires 

not only those who drive it, but also those 

who drive by it. 

U.S. model shown, 

Modern Fit and Finish 

With such a stylish exterior design, the TSX was 
destined to have a refined interior to match. The 
perforated leather-trimmed interior with titanium 
accents creates an air befitting an advanced 
luxury sport sedan, while the leather-wrapped 
steering wheel and shift knob offer you a classic 
touch of sophistication. And the improved cabin 
sound insulation gives you the perfect space to 

reflect on your new found passion for driving. 

Advanced Seating 

Ease yourself into the heated, tightly bolstered 
front seats, and you'll quickly realize that the TSX 
was designed with comfort as well as performance 
in mind. For drivers, finding the ideal seating 
position happens at the push of a button, using 
the 8-way power-adjustable seat with lumbar 
support and 2-position memory system. For the 
front passenger, there’s a 4-way power-adjustable 
seat. And for everyone’s convenience there’s 

a 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback to easily 

store whatever your next journey calls for. 

Dual-Zone Climate Control 

Control is never an issue in the TSX, even when 

it comes to the climate. Driver and front seat 
passengers get separate temperature controls 

to ensure their individual comfort. Even under 
changing outside conditions, the climate control 
system will maintain the desired temperature level 
in each zone. The available rear vents ensure that 
rear passengers are just as comfortable and that 

air is distributed evenly throughout the cabin. 

Six Airbags 

The TSX’s six airbags are designed and positioned 
to help protect all occupants inside the cabin. 
Depending on the point and force of impact, the 
TSX will deploy the following: dual-stage, dual- 
threshold front airbags (SRS) that activate at one 
of two rates based on the severity of the impact; 
front side airbags with the innovative passenger- 
side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) 
that will not release if the system detects a 
small-sized or improperly positioned passenger; 
and side curtain airbags with a state-of-the-art 

rollover sensor. 

ACE™ Body Structure 

The Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE) 
body structure utilizes a high-tensile, high- 
efficiency steel body structure to provide enhanced 
protection from a multi-directional collision. 
ACE reduces the concentrated force of a frontal 
impact by absorbing energy over a large area and 
dispersing it away from the vehicle occupants. 
Additionally, ACE is designed to help reduce 
occupant injuries caused in collisions between 

vehicles of different sizes. 

Maintenance Minder™ System 

Instead of following a traditional kilometre-and- 
calendar maintenance schedule, your TSX follows 
your driving habits. The advanced Maintenance 
Minder system calculates service needs by taking 
into account engine revolutions, stop-and-go 
traffic experience, weather extremes and the 
frequency of short trips to determine when your 
next service visit should be. The system also 
helps coordinate oil-servicing dates and other 

routine maintenance. 

ABS with EBD 

The Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) helps 
maintain steering control when braking hard on 
wet, slippery or loose surfaces, and Electronic 
Brake-force Distribution (EBD) balances braking 
forces at each wheel to help compensate for 
passenger weight distribution inside the cabin. 
Plus, there’s a Brake Assist feature that senses 

a panic stop and applies maximum braking power 

to help you stop quickly and safely. 


Safety Through Innovation. 

At Acura, Safety Through Innovation is based on the 

idea that an advanced driving experience starts with 

advanced safety features. This guiding principle is 

reinforced through the extensive number of standard 

safety features and use of innovative technologies 

you'll find in all Acura vehicles. 

Active Head Restraints 

Moving both forward and upward, the TSX’s 
active head restraints are designed to restrain 
head motion in the event of a rear impact and 

minimize neck injury. 
Tire Pressure Monitoring System 

Correct tire pressure not only gives you a better 
connection to the road, it gives you better 
overall performance, fuel efficiency and safety. 
Enter the advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring 
System (TPMS), which continually monitors the 

air pressure in each tire. If pressure drops in any tire, 

a transponder attached to the wheel’s valve 
stem transmits the information to a receiver and 

a warning appears on your instrument panel. 
High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights 

See the city ina brilliant new light with the TSX’s 
High-Intensity Discharge low-beam headlights. 
Not only do HID headlights cast a brighter light 
than conventional headlights, but the lenses are 
also designed to produce a more precise, focused 
beam to increase your ability to see what lies ahead. 
And with automatic headlights and fog lights now 
featured on every trim level, you'll see more no 

matter what weather conditions you're driving in. 



Engine 2.4-litre, 16-valve, DOHC, i-VTEC® 4-cylinder 
Horsepower 201 hp @ 7000 rpm 

Torque — automatic transmission (AT) (optional) 170 lb.-ft. @ 4300-4500 rpm 

Torque — manual transmission (MT) 172 lb.-ft. @ 4300-4400 rpm 

Displacement 2354 cc 
Bore and stroke 87 x 99 mm 
Compression ratio 11.0:1 

Multi-Point Programmed Fuel Injection system (PGM-FI®) 
Electronic direct ignition system 

Recommended fuel Premium unleaded 

Horsepower & Torque (SAE net, Rev. 08/04, SAE J1349) 


5-speed automatic transmission (AT) with paddle shifters, Grade Logic Control 
and lockup torque converter (Optional) 

Close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission (MT) with magnesium case 
Drive-by-Wire Throttle System™ 
Front-wheel drive 


17" aluminum-alloy wheels 

4-wheel independent suspension, double wishbone front with multi-link rear 
Electronic Power Steering (EPS) 

Hydraulic gas-pressurized shock absorbers 

Power-assisted, ventilated front disc/solid rear disc brakes 

Tires: P225/50 R17 all-season 


Cargo volume 396 litres 
Fuel tank capacity 70 litres 
Passenger volume 2677 litres 

3-point height-adjustable seat belts with front pretensioners 
3-point seat belts with Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) 
3-point seat belts with Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) 

4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic 
Brake-force Distribution (EBD) 

Active head restraints 

Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure 

Brake Assist 

Childproof rear door locks 

Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS) 

Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) 
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) child-seat mounting system 
Security and ECU Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent systems 

Side curtain airbags 

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) 

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®) with Traction Control 


Body-coloured heated power side mirrors with integrated turn indicators 
Chrome door handles 

Fog lights 

Front splash guards 

High-Intensity Discharge (HID) low-beam headlights 

Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass 

Integrated dual-outlet exhaust with chrome-tipped finishers 

Power moonroof with tilt feature, privacy glass and sliding shade 

Rear window defroster with timer 


Automatic day/night rearview mirror 

Automatic headlights 

Blue ambient cabin lighting 

Centre console armrest with storage 


Driver's and front passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors 
Driver's and front passenger's seatback pockets 
Dual-zone automatic climate control with air-filtration system 
Exterior temperature indicator 

Glove-compartment light 

HandsFreeLink™-bilingual Bluetooth® wireless mobile phone interface* 
with steering wheel-mounted controls 

HomeLink® remote system** 

Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls 
Maintenance Minder™ system 

Map lights 

Multi-Information Display (MID) 

Power door locks with key-operated windows up/down feature 
Power windows with driver's and front passenger's auto-up/down 
Rear-seat centre armrest with dual beverage holders 

Rear vents 

Remote entry system with panic and trunk-open features 
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers 

Tilt and telescopic steering column 


Acura Premium Sound System with AM/FM/SiriusXM™" stereo, MP3/Windows 
Media® Audio capability, CD player and 7 speakers 

Audio anti-theft feature 
Bluetooth® Streaming Audio* 
MP3/auxiliary input jack 

USB device connector 

Automatic transmission (City/Hwy/Combined) 9.3/6.2/79 litres/100 km’ 

Manual transmission (City/Hwy/Combined) 9.9/6.8/8.5 litres/100 km’ 

2-position driver’s seat memory 
4-way power adjustment passenger's seat 

8-way power adjustment driver's seat with manual lumbar support 

60/40 split fold-down rear seatback 
Aluminum shift knob (MT) 

Floor mats 

Heated front seats 

Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob 
Perforated leather-trimmed interior 

Curb weight — AT/MT 
Ground clearance — full-load 


Track - front/rear 


Headroom - front/rear 

Hip room - front/rear 
Legroom - front/rear 
Shoulder room - front/rear 
Seating capacity 

1580/1549 kg 
110 mm 

1440 mm 

4715 mm 
1580/1580 mm 
2705 mm 
1840 mm 

955/941 mm 
1411/1377 mm 
1078/872 mm 

1468/1426 mm 



(Adds to TSX Premium) 

5-speed automatic transmission (AT) with paddle shifters, Grade Logic Control 
and lockup torque converter (standard) 

Acura Navigation System with trilingual Voice Recognition,™ rearview camera,’ 
wallpaper function and illuminated steering wheel-mounted controls 

Acura/ELS Surround® 415-watt Premium Audio System with CD, DVD-Audio player 
and DTS® changer, AM/FM/SiriusXM™” tuner (RDS-enabled), MP3/Windows 
Media® Audio compatibility, Dolby® Pro Logic™ Il and 10 speakers 

15 GB hard disk drive (HDD) storage (navigation and audio) 

Curb weight: 1587 kg 

Also includes 

3.5-litre, 24-valve, SOHC, VTEC’ 6-cylinder engine 

Horsepower: 280 hp @ 6200 rpm 

Torque: 252 lb.-ft. @ 5000 rpm 

Displacement: 3471 cc 

Compression ratio: 11.2:1 

18" aluminum-alloy wheels 

Fuel economy (City/Hwy/Combined): 10.7/7.0/9.0 litres/100 km* 
Tires: P235/45 R18 all-season 

V6 badging 

Curb weight: 1672 kg 

+Based on 2013 EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide ratings published by Natural Resources Canada. 
Transport Canada approved test methods used. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving 
habits and other factors — use for comparison only. 
ttIncludes a no-charge trial of 3 months, beyond which service fees apply. Available in 10 Canadian 
provinces and 48 contiguous U.S. states. See terms and conditions at 
+Does not replace the driver's responsibility to exercise due care while driving. 
*Only compatible with certain devices. 
**HomeLink® can be programmed with codes of up to three remote-control devices (e.g., garage-door 
opener, home security system, etc.). Additional control devices not provided by Honda may be required. 
*** Available only on models with automatic transmission. 

Cargo hooks 

Cargo net 

Front underbody spoiler 
Rear underbody spoiler 
Side underbody spoilers 
Wing spoiler 


All-weather floor mats 

Make it yours. 

Rear splash guards 

Trunk tray 



Key fob 

Choose from an array of genu ine Accessories listed in the packages may also be added individually to your TSX. 

Acura accessories that give you the practical 
luxuries and advanced styling that will bring 

you together with your machine. 

1. Wing spoiler 
2. Trunk tray 
3. Interior trim kit — dark metal 

4. Body side moulding 


18" alloy wheels — ebony black 

18" alloy wheels - super-bright chrome 
Ashtray — cup holder style 

Car cover 

Cargo organizer 

Deck lid spoiler 

Door edge film 

Door edge guards 

Engine block heater 

Full nose mask 

Hood edge deflector 

Moonroof visor 

Rear bumper appliqué 

Shift knob - leather 

Steering wheel - leather 

Steering wheel trim — dark metal or titanium silver 
Trunk edge and bumper protector 

Wheel locks — exposed 

5. Front underbody spoiler 
6. Backup sensors 
7. Door visors 

8. Splash guards 

At Acura, when innovation and performance 
meet purpose, remarkable things can be achieved. 
Through our commitment and continued involvement 
with events and organizations across Canada, we seek 
to create engaging and inspiring experiences for our 
customers and our community. Because at Acura we 

believe exhilaration goes beyond the driver’s seat. 

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Acura has teamed up with W Hotels —a global Acura is honoured to be the Canadian 

luxury chain —to provide a fully loaded partnership broadcast sponsor of golf’s most historic 
that offers guests complimentary transportation and time-honoured tournament. The Masters 
in an Acura vehicle. The Whatever/ Whenever® is golf's first major open of the season and is 
service gets guests where they need to go in famous for its ceremonial “Green Jacket” 

advanced luxury and style. winner’s presentation. 

Driving a luxury vehicle should go beyond engineering 

and amenities. That’s why Acura is committed to 

ensuring your ownership experience is equally 

luxurious. New Acura owners benefit from four-year 

24-hour Roadside Assistance, which includes 

Dispatch Emergency Roadside Service, Emergency 

Lockout Service and Traffic Accident Services. 

See your Acura Retailer for details. 


Your new Acura vehicle comes with 
the following warranties: Major 
Component -5-year/100,000-km 
limited warranty + Vehicle — 4-year/ 
80,000-km Distributor’s limited 
warranty + Rust Perforation — 5-year 
unlimited-distance warranty « Surface 
Corrosion — 4-year/80,000-km 

+ Accessories — 4-year/80,000-km 
limited warranty (when installed by 
an authorized Acura Retailer at time 
of new vehicle delivery). Regular 
maintenance items and parts are 
subject to normal wear and 
replacement, and are not covered 

by warranty. Certain other items are 

excluded and certain conditions apply. 

See your Acura Retailer for details 

*A genuine service of Acura Financial Services. 

Conditions, restrictions and prepayment requirements 

might apply O.A.C. 

Acura Plus 

Extend your worry-free ownership 
experience by purchasing additional 
coverage. Choose from Acura’s flexible 
selection of Mechanical Coverage that 
extends up to 8 years or 200,000 km, 
whichever comes first. See your Acura 

Retailer for details. 

Leasing and Financing 
Owning your Acura Is easy. 
See your Acura Retailer for complete 

details on Conventional Financing.*