Compare 2016 Acura TLX vs 2016 Volkswagen CC

2016 Acura TLX
2016 Volkswagen CC
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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 DSG R-Line
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line 22 31 $34,290 $35,755
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line Executive 22 31 $36,270 $37,820
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line Executive PZEV 22 31 $36,270 $37,820
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line Executive w/Carbon 22 31 $36,270 $37,820
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line Executive w/Carbon PZEV 22 31 $36,270 $37,820
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line PZEV 22 31 $34,290 $35,755
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG Sport 22 31 $33,062 $34,475
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG Sport PZEV 22 31 $33,062 $34,475
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG Trend 22 31 $31,330 $32,670
CC 4-Door Sedan DSG Trend PZEV 22 31 $31,330 $32,670
CC 4-Door Sedan Manual R-Line 21 32 $33,234 $34,655
CC 4-Door Sedan Manual R-Line PZEV 21 32 $33,234 $34,655
CC 4-Door Sedan Manual Trend 21 32 $30,276 $31,570
CC 4-Door Sedan Manual Trend PZEV 21 32 $30,276 $31,570
CC 4-Door Sedan VR6 Executive 4Motion 17 25 $42,537 $44,355
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,837
$34,290
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,695
$35,755
Monthly Payment Estimate
$528 / month
$596 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.8
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. The 2016 Volkswagen CC splits the difference between sleek coupe lines and four-door convenience—it's a grown-up compromise.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.3 93.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 37.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 56
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
190.3 189.1
Height, Overall (in)
57 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 106.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 73
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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)
12.6 12.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P235/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P235/40HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3483 3369
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
182 @ 4500 207 @ 1700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
206 @ 6800 200 @ 5100
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 31
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 0.90
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.76
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 3.46
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.57 4.06
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.30
Trans Type
8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura TLX Volkswagen CC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 140
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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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
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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