Compare 2019 Acura TLX vs 2019 Audi A4

2019 Acura TLX
2019 Audi A4
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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/A-Spec Pkg 23 32 $37,405 $39,400
TLX 2.4L FWD w/A-Spec Pkg Red Leather 23 32 $37,405 $39,400
TLX 2.4L FWD w/Technology Pkg 23 33 $34,847 $36,700
TLX 3.5L FWD 20 31 $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 31 $41,715 $43,950
TLX 3.5L FWD w/Technology Pkg 20 31 $38,068 $40,100
TLX 3.5L SH-AWD 20 29 $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 20 29 $43,610 $45,950
TLX 3.5L SH-AWD w/Technology Pkg 20 29 $39,963 $42,100
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Premium 40 TFSI
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 Premium 40 TFSI 27 34 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Premium 45 TFSI quattro 23 34 $39,480 $42,000
A4 Premium Plus 40 TFSI 27 34 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 23 34 $39,480 $42,000
A4 Prestige 40 TFSI 27 34 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 23 34 $39,480 $42,000
A4 Titanium Premium 40 TFSI 27 34 $36,848 $39,200
A4 allroad Premium 45 TFSI quattro 22 29 $42,960 $45,700
A4 allroad Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 22 29 $42,960 $45,700
A4 allroad Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 22 29 $42,960 $45,700
S4 Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro 21 30 $47,188 $50,200
S4 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro 21 30 $47,188 $50,200
S4 Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro 21 30 $47,188 $50,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,342
$35,156
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,000
$37,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$550 / month
$623 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Acura TLX is a sharp luxury mid-size sedan, but lacks the performance pedigree and options that others may offer. The 2019 Audi A4 is hiding in plain sight as one of the automaker’s most complete and well-rounded cars.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.3 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 35.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 111
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 61.9
Length, Overall (in)
191.7 186.1
Height, Overall (in)
57 56.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 13
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 11.8
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 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/50HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/50HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3505 3450
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
182 @ 4500 236 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
206 @ 6800 188 @ 4200
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 27
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 3.19
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.57 4.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.52
Trans Type
8 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.39
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 2.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.06
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 0.51
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura TLX Audi A4
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 5.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 420
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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