Compare 2015 Acura TLX vs 2015 Buick Regal

2015 Acura TLX
2015 Buick Regal
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4-Door Sedan FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD 24 35 $29,584 $31,445
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD Tech 24 35 $33,337 $35,500
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD V6 21 34 $33,170 $35,320
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD V6 Advance 21 34 $39,908 $42,600
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD V6 Tech 21 34 $36,923 $39,375
TLX 4-Door Sedan SH-AWD V6 Advance 21 31 $41,944 $44,800
TLX 4-Door Sedan SH-AWD V6 Tech 21 31 $38,959 $41,575
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4-Door Sedan FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Regal 4-Door Sedan FWD 19 31 $26,929 $27,065
Regal 4-Door Sedan GS AWD 19 27 $38,217 $39,810
Regal 4-Door Sedan GS FWD 21 30 $35,889 $37,385
Regal 4-Door Sedan Premium I AWD 19 27 $32,952 $34,325
Regal 4-Door Sedan Premium I FWD 21 30 $30,624 $31,900
Regal 4-Door Sedan Premium II AWD 19 27 $35,064 $36,525
Regal 4-Door Sedan Premium II FWD 21 30 $32,736 $34,100
Regal 4-Door Sedan Turbo AWD 19 27 $31,118 $32,415
Regal 4-Door Sedan Turbo FWD 21 30 $28,790 $29,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,584
$26,929
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,445
$27,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$524 / month
$451 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Acura TLX offers impressive performance, ample features, and smart value. The Regal GS is the best driver's car in the Buick lineup, and it makes for an interesting alternative for cars like the Volvo S60.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.3 96.8
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 52.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 36.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 54.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 37.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.4
Length, Overall (in)
190.3 190.2
Height, Overall (in)
57 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 107.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 73.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 14.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P235/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA T125/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA QKE
Spare Tire Order Code
NA QCL
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P235/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QKE
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3483 - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 17
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
206 @ 6800 182 @ 6700
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas/Ethanol
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
182 @ 4500 172 @ 2500-4900
Engine Order Code
NA LEA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.4L/145
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 2.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.87
Trans Order Code
NA MH8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 4.48
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.57 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.84
Trans Type
8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 1.00
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura TLX Buick Regal
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7.0 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 7.7
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 512
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120
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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