Compare 2018 Acura TLX vs 2018 Buick Regal

2018 Acura TLX
2018 Buick Regal
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2.4L FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
TLX 2.4L FWD 23 33 $31,342 $33,000
TLX 2.4L FWD w/Technology Pkg 23 33 $34,847 $36,700
TLX 3.5L FWD 20 32 $34,374 $36,200
TLX 3.5L FWD w/A-SPEC Pkg 20 30 $40,626 $42,800
TLX 3.5L FWD w/A-SPEC Pkg Red Leather 20 30 $40,626 $42,800
TLX 3.5L FWD w/Advance Pkg 20 32 $41,526 $43,750
TLX 3.5L FWD w/Technology Pkg 20 32 $37,879 $39,900
TLX 3.5L SH-AWD 21 30 $36,268 $38,200
TLX 3.5L SH-AWD w/A-SPEC Pkg 20 29 $42,521 $44,800
TLX 3.5L SH-AWD w/A-SPEC Pkg Red Leather 20 29 $42,521 $44,800
TLX 3.5L SH-AWD w/Advance Pkg 21 30 $43,420 $45,750
TLX 3.5L SH-AWD w/Technology Pkg 21 30 $39,773 $41,900
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4-Door Sedan Essence AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Regal Sportback 4-Door Sedan Essence AWD 21 29 $32,515 $33,870
Regal Sportback 4-Door Sedan Essence FWD 22 32 $30,499 $31,770
Regal Sportback 4-Door Sedan FWD 22 32 $24,865 $24,990
Regal Sportback 4-Door Sedan GS AWD 19 27 $37,507 $39,070
Regal Sportback 4-Door Sedan Preferred FWD 22 32 $26,563 $27,670
Regal Sportback 4-Door Sedan Preferred II AWD 21 29 $30,499 $31,770
Regal Sportback 4-Door Sedan Preferred II FWD 22 32 $28,579 $29,770
Regal TourX 5-Door Wgn AWD 21 29 $28,924 $29,070
Regal TourX 5-Door Wgn Essence AWD 21 29 $33,667 $35,070
Regal TourX 5-Door Wgn Preferred AWD 21 29 $31,363 $32,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,342
$32,515
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,000
$33,870
Monthly Payment Estimate
$550 / month
$565 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
A new grille and sporty A-Spec trim aren't enough to elevate the comfy and feature-laden 2018 Acura TLX. Roomy and pleasant to drive, the 2018 Buick Regal is a crossover in car clothing.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 55.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 111.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
191.7 192.9
Height, Overall (in)
57 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 63.0
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 60.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 31.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 17 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 16 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 16.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 41.0
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R0X
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 245/45R18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R0X
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 245/45R18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3505 4096
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
206 @ 6800 250 @ 5400
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
182 @ 4500 295 @ 3000-4000
Engine Order Code
NA LTG
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.57 3.08
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 - TBD -
Trans Type
8 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 - TBD -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA MRC
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura TLX Buick Regal Sportback
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 7.4
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -
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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