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Compare 2020 Acura TLX vs 2020 Audi A4 vs 2020 Lincoln MKZ

2020 Acura TLX
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2020 Audi A4
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2020 Lincoln MKZ
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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/Technology Pkg 20 31 $38,068 $40,100
TLX 3.5L SH-AWD 20 29 $36,268 $38,200
TLX 3.5L SH-AWD PMC Edition 20 29 $46,452 $48,950
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 2.0 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 allroad Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
A4 allroad Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
A4 allroad Prestige 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
S4 Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
S4 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
S4 Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
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Hybrid Reserve FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MKZ Hybrid Reserve FWD 42 39 $40,376 $42,500
MKZ Reserve AWD 20 29 $42,276 $44,500
MKZ Reserve FWD 20 31 $40,376 $42,500
MKZ Standard AWD 20 29 $37,006 $38,750
MKZ Standard FWD 20 31 $35,096 $36,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,342
$41,924
$40,376
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,000
$44,600
$42,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$550 / month
$743 / month
$708 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.8
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Athletic and well-appointed, the 2020 Acura TLX is an appealing mid-size luxury sedan, although the competition is fierce. The 2020 Audi A4 offers big tech upgrades inside this year. The 2020 MKZ can’t match Lincoln’s SUV glamour, but they can’t match its hybrid gas mileage.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 23 mpg 42 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 31 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Small Station Wagon Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 54.5 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.3 44.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.3 - 96.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 - 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 35.7 37
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 37.4 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 55.9 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.4 36.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57 58.8 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 61.7 62
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 110.9 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 72.7 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.1 62.3
Length, Overall (in)
190.7 187.5 194.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.5 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 - 11.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 58.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 24.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 24.2 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 13 12.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13.3 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 15.3 13.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 38.4 38
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P245/45HR18 P245/40VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P245/45HR18 P245/40VR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3505 3847 3871
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
182 @ 4500 273 @ 1600 129 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA 99U
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
206 @ 6800 248 @ 5000 188 @ 6000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 23 42
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 26 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 31 39
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.51 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 3.19 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.57 4.41 2.91
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.52 -
Trans Type
8 7 1
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.39 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 0.74 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 2.75 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.19 -
Trans Order Code
NA NY 44J
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.06 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura TLX Audi A4 allroad Lincoln MKZ
Body Style
Sedan quattro Wagon Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 6.9 4.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - 590
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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  • $1,000 rebate + discounted pricing on Standard trim
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