Compare 2018 Acura TLX vs 2018 INFINITI Q50

2018 Acura TLX
2018 INFINITI Q50
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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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2.0t LUXE AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q50 2.0t LUXE AWD 22 28 $36,781 $39,550
Q50 2.0t LUXE RWD 23 30 $34,921 $37,550
Q50 2.0t PURE AWD 22 28 $34,596 $37,200
Q50 2.0t PURE RWD 23 30 $32,736 $35,200
Q50 3.0t LUXE AWD 19 27 $38,270 $41,150
Q50 3.0t LUXE RWD 20 29 $36,410 $39,150
Q50 3.0t SPORT AWD 19 27 $39,665 $42,650
Q50 3.0t SPORT RWD 20 29 $37,805 $40,650
Q50 Hybrid LUXE AWD 26 30 $48,918 $52,600
Q50 Hybrid LUXE RWD 27 32 $47,058 $50,600
Q50 RED SPORT 400 AWD 19 26 $49,290 $53,000
Q50 RED SPORT 400 RWD 20 26 $47,430 $51,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,342
$36,781
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,000
$39,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$550 / month
$659 / 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. The 2018 Infiniti Q50 is powerful, well-equipped luxury sedan that doesn't quite match up to Germany's finest yet.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 44.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.3 100
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 53.2
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 35.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 39.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 71.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 60.8
Length, Overall (in)
191.7 189.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 12.1
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 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 20
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3505 3858
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
182 @ 4500 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
206 @ 6800 208 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 28
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.87
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 4.78
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.57 2.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.98
Trans Type
8 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.78
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 3.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 3.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura TLX INFINITI Q50
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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
--
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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