A comfortable and practical car boasting decent fuel economy, the 2012 Acura TSX Sport Wagon offers a few high-tech features in the cabin, but the engine and transmission are trapped in the last decade.
Brian Cooley loves tech and he really loves wagons, but is lukewarm about the 2012 Acura TSX Sport Wagon. Take a ride and find out why.
Acura offers its TSX model in a wagon format, an eminently practical vehicle that is going the way of the dinosaur.
Acura's one wagon is based on its TSX sedan, and uses that car's 2.4-liter four-cylinder and five-speed automatic transmission. The tech features are Acura standard, including the ELS audio system.
A nice Asian competitor -- in a fight that just about every other carmaker has walked away from. Acura's TSX Sport Wagon really should live in the Honda catalog, where its limited performance and tech makes more sense.
The 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon boasts a very practical body style along with a modern cabin tech suite, but the power train doesn't take advantage of recent efficiency innovations.
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CNET Car Tech reviews the 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon.
The Honda Accord wagon by another name.
Acura gives its TSX model new practicality with its wagon body. This attractive car features middling performance tech, but the cabin has the latest hard-drive-based navigation system and audio.