Compare 2019 Acura TLX vs 2019 Volkswagen Arteon

2019 Acura TLX
2019 Volkswagen Arteon
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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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SE 4MOTION
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Arteon SE 4MOTION 20 27 $36,102 $37,645
Arteon SE FWD 22 31 $34,376 $35,845
Arteon SE R-Line 4MOTION 20 27 $37,315 $38,910
Arteon SE R-Line 4MOTION w/20" Wheels 20 27 $37,794 $39,410
Arteon SE R-Line FWD 22 31 $35,588 $37,110
Arteon SE R-Line FWD w/20" Wheels 22 31 $36,067 $37,610
Arteon SEL 4MOTION 20 27 $40,081 $41,795
Arteon SEL FWD 22 31 $38,355 $39,995
Arteon SEL Premium 4MOTION 20 27 $43,102 $44,945
Arteon SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 20 27 $44,315 $46,210
Arteon SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION w/20" Wheels 20 27 $44,796 $46,710
Arteon SEL R-Line 4MOTION 20 27 $41,294 $43,060
Arteon SEL R-Line 4MOTION w/20" Wheels 20 27 $41,773 $43,560
Arteon SEL R-Line FWD 22 31 $39,568 $41,260
Arteon SEL R-Line FWD w/20" Wheels 22 31 $40,047 $41,760
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,342
$36,102
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,000
$37,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$550 / month
$627 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.4
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 Volkswagen Arteon is a style statement with an added dose of practicality.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 40.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 56.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.3 96.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 111.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.5
Length, Overall (in)
191.7 191.4
Height, Overall (in)
57 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 62.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13.4
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 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 39
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P245/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P245/45HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3505 3854
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
206 @ 6800 268 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
182 @ 4500 258 @ 1950
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.57 3.53
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.81
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 0.67
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 5.59
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura TLX Volkswagen Arteon
Body Style
Sedan 4MOTION Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 7.7
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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