Compare 2016 Acura TLX vs 2016 Buick Lacrosse vs 2016 Hyundai Genesis

2016 Acura TLX
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2016 Buick Lacrosse
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2016 Hyundai Genesis
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4-Door Sedan FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD 24 35 $29,837 $31,695
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD Tech 24 35 $33,644 $35,750
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD V6 21 34 $33,240 $35,320
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD V6 Advance 21 34 $40,074 $42,600
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD V6 Tech 21 34 $37,047 $39,375
TLX 4-Door Sedan SH-AWD V6 Advance 21 31 $42,140 $44,800
TLX 4-Door Sedan SH-AWD V6 Tech 21 31 $39,112 $41,575
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4-Door Sedan Base FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Base FWD 18 28 $32,457 $33,810
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan FWD 18 28 $30,909 $31,065
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Leather AWD 17 26 $37,348 $38,905
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Leather FWD 18 28 $34,464 $35,900
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Premium I AWD 17 26 $39,048 $40,675
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Premium I FWD 18 28 $36,672 $38,200
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Premium II FWD 18 28 $38,539 $40,145
LaCrosse 4-Door Sedan Sport Touring FWD 18 28 $32,702 $34,065
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4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L AWD
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,837
$32,457
$38,673
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,695
$33,810
$41,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$528 / month
$564 / month
$688 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.8
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Acura TLX is light on luxury feel, but it has great interior space, lots of technology, and in its base version, supremely enjoyable performance and handling. In any trim, the Buick LaCrosse is comfortable and well-appointed, but serious buyers should consider Premium versions. The 2016 Hyundai Genesis Coupe appeals to a more limited group than it used to; but it straddles the line between budget sports car and refined touring coupe in all the right ways.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Midsize Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 53.9 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 57.4 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.3 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 56.0 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.7 45.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.3 100.0 107.7
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 55.2 55.7
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 40.5 35
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38.0 41.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 61.7 64.1
Length, Overall (in)
190.3 196.9 196.5
Height, Overall (in)
57 59.2 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 62.0 65.3
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 111.7 118.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 73.1 74.4
Liftover Height (in)
- NA -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD - 5.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 13.3 15.3
Brakes
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 12.4 x 0.9 12.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.6 x 1.2 13.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5 20.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 38.8 36.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.75 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.2 -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P235/50R18 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA T125/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QGK NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P235/50R18 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QGK NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3483 3895 4295
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 x - TBD - 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 x - TBD - 18 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
206 @ 6800 304 @ 6800 311 @ 6000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
182 @ 4500 264 @ 5300 293 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA LFX NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 3.6L/217 3.8 L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 18 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 21 19
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 2.88 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.87 2.40
Trans Order Code
NA M7W NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.41 1.19
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 - 0.56
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.74 0.83
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 4.48 3.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.57 2.77 3.91
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.84 1.61
Trans Type
8 6 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 - 0.64
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura TLX Buick LaCrosse Hyundai Genesis
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 8.0 9.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.6 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 512 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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