Compare 2019 Acura RLX vs 2019 Lexus ES vs 2019 Lincoln MKZ

2019 Acura RLX
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2019 Lexus ES
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2019 Lincoln MKZ
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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
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Hybrid Reserve I FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MKZ Hybrid Reserve I FWD 42 39 $37,240 $38,995
MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD 42 39 $42,745 $44,995
MKZ Hybrid Standard FWD 42 39 $34,375 $35,995
MKZ Reserve I AWD 20 29 $39,150 $40,995
MKZ Reserve I FWD 20 31 $37,240 $38,995
MKZ Reserve II AWD 20 29 $44,645 $46,995
MKZ Reserve II FWD 20 31 $42,745 $44,995
MKZ Standard AWD 20 29 $36,285 $37,995
MKZ Standard FWD 20 31 $34,375 $35,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,432
$38,929
$37,240
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,900
$41,560
$38,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1032 / month
$693 / month
$650 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
8.0
6.7
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. The 2019 Lincoln MKZ is comfortable, quiet, and quick with the right engine, but lacks a refinement that other brands deliver.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 43 mpg 42 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 45 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.1 97.4 96.4
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 54.3 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 55.9 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.4 36.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57 54 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.4 44.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 55 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 39.2 37
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 37.5 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.3 63 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.8 - -
Length, Overall (in)
198.1 195.9 194.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 56.9 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 63.4 62
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 73.4 73.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 16.7 11.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 11.1 12.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 13.2 13.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 38 38
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P215/55VR17 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P215/55VR17 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4380 3704 3871
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - 590
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
341 @ 4700 163 @ 3600 129 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA 99U
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.5 L/152 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
377 @ 6500 215 @ 5700 188 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6 Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 44 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 45 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 43 42
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 0.40 - 0.40 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.39 2.57
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.03 - -
Trans Type
7 1 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 - -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 - -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.66 4.22 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.75 - -
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 - -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 - -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RLX Lexus ES Lincoln MKZ
Body Style
SH-AWD Sedan Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 4.0 4.3
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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