Compare 2021 Acura TLX vs 2021 Audi A6

2021 Acura TLX
2021 Audi A6
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FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
TLX FWD 22 31 $36,554 $37,500
TLX FWD w/A-Spec Package 22 30 $42,018 $44,250
TLX FWD w/Advance Package 22 31 $43,865 $46,300
TLX FWD w/Technology Package 22 31 $39,497 $41,500
TLX SH-AWD 21 29 $38,500 $39,500
TLX SH-AWD w/A-Spec Package 21 29 $43,914 $46,250
TLX SH-AWD w/Advance Package 21 29 $45,757 $48,300
TLX SH-AWD w/Technology Package 21 29 $41,397 $43,500
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Premium 45 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A6 Premium 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Premium 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Premium Plus 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Sport Premium 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Sport Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
RS 6 Avant 4.0 TFSI quattro 15 22 $102,460 $109,000
S6 2.9 TFSI Premium Plus 18 28 $69,936 $74,400
S6 2.9 TFSI Prestige 18 28 $69,936 $74,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,554
$51,608
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,500
$54,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$625 / month
$915 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Acura TLX plants its flag among premium mid-size sedans with a racy design, strong turbocharged engines, and improved dynamics. The 2021 Audi A6 mid-size luxury sedan or wagon is reserved but flexible in its powertrain offerings and body styles.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.4 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.9 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 57.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
113 115.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.2 74.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64 64.2
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 194.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.5 13.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13
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)
13 13.3
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)
15.9 19.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.1 39.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P245/45HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P245/45HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3709 4101
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1600 273 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 6500 248 @ 4300
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 23
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 3.19
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.59 4.41
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.16
Trans Type
10 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.39
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97 2.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA 8Y
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.60 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.51
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura TLX Audi A6
Body Style
Sedan quattro Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 6.7
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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