Is the 2012 Acura TSX fast?
Acceleration and Power
Reviewers say the 2012 Acura TSX is quick and fun to drive, but only with the V6 engine. The TSX's base 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine makes 201 horsepower. The other option is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 280 horsepower, which reviewers prefer because it has the most passing power. via
Does the 2012 Acura TSX have a timing belt or chain?
For the 2012 Acura TSX model, the 2.4L has a timing chain while the 3.5L has a timing belt. via
How fast can a TSX go?
However, this car can reach a top speed of 142 mph, which is considered pretty fast for a car of this make and year. While the TSX might not have a great acceleration time, it is a speedy vehicle. via
What kind of gas does Acura TSX take?
While your luxury vehicle can run on lower-octane, or regular, gas without causing any damage to the engine, premium gasoline lets you experience the ultimate in performance behind the wheel. via
Does TSX have timing chain?
On model years 2004 to 2008, the TSX came equipped with a hassle free timing chain on its 2.4L engine. For years 2009 to 2014, the 2.4L engine came equipped with a timing chain while the 3.5L came with a timing belt. via
Does 2012 Acura TSX need premium gas?
With the 4 cylinder TSX, you have the option to use Regular or Premium fuel. According to the manual and to the gas cap, Premium is "recommended", but NOT required. via
Does Acura TSX require premium fuel?
All the Acura models we've mentioned previously are designed specifically for premium fuel, and have knock sensors to lessen the possibility of pre-ignition. Although your Acura can operate effectively with regular gas, you won't be able to take full advantage of your vehicle's performance capabilities. via