The Acura SLX was a midsize SUV sold by Acura from 1996 to 1999, the SLX was based on an upgraded Isuzu Trooper. At first the SLX was made available with a 3.2 Liter gas burning V6 with a maximum output of 190 HP and was upgraded in 1998 to a larger 3.5 Liter gas burning unit that made 215 HP. The Acura SLX was not a popular model in the U.S. due to the vehicle’s tendency to roll over. The SLX was replaced by the Acura MDX in 2001 as the Japanese luxury automaker’s SUV offering.
The Acura SLX sport utility vehicle is available as a single model. Standard features include air conditioning, heated leather front seats, power windows and door locks, power fold-in exterior mirrors and keyless entry system. Also standard is a power moonroof and wood-grain interior trim. The standard Torque-On-Demand 4-wheel drive system automatically transfers power from the rear wheels to all four wheels for increased traction when needed. The automatic transmission features a power mode for increased acceleration, and a winter mode to reduce wheel spin when accelerating from a stop on slippery surfaces. Also included is a standard keyless entry system and a theft deterrent system which automatically arms when the vehicle is locked.