Compare 2019 Acura RLX vs 2019 Lexus ES

2019 Acura RLX
2019 Lexus ES
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Sedan Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RLX Sedan Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg 28 29 $57,432 $61,900
RLX Sedan w/Technology Pkg 20 29 $50,946 $54,900
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ES 300h FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ES ES 300h FWD 43 45 $38,929 $41,560
ES ES 300h Luxury FWD 43 45 $41,371 $44,215
ES ES 300h Ultra Luxury FWD 43 45 $42,287 $45,210
ES ES 350 F SPORT FWD 22 31 $41,407 $44,285
ES ES 350 FWD 22 33 $37,235 $39,750
ES ES 350 Luxury FWD 22 33 $39,677 $42,405
ES ES 350 Ultra Luxury FWD 22 33 $40,593 $43,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,432
$38,929
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,900
$41,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1032 / month
$693 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Acura RLX wraps a forward-thinking powertrain in a comfortable but cookie-cutter package. The 2019 Lexus ES deletes “sedate” from its vocabulary.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 43 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.1 97.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 55
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 39.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 37.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57 54
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 63.4
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.3 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.8 -
Length, Overall (in)
198.1 195.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 56.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 16.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 11.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 38
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P215/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P215/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4380 3704
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
341 @ 4700 163 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
377 @ 6500 215 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 44
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 45
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 43
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 0.40 - 0.40
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.03 -
Trans Type
7 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.66 4.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.75 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RLX Lexus ES
Body Style
SH-AWD Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 4.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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