Compare 2019 Lexus ES vs 2019 Acura RLX

2019 Lexus ES
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FWD ES 350
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD ES 350 22 33 $37,235 $39,750
FWD ES 300h 43 45 $38,929 $41,560
FWD ES 350 Luxury 22 33 $39,677 $42,405
FWD ES 350 Ultra Luxury 22 33 $40,593 $43,400
FWD ES 300h Luxury 43 45 $41,371 $44,215
FWD ES 350 F SPORT 22 31 $41,407 $44,285
FWD ES 300h Ultra Luxury 43 45 $42,287 $45,210
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Sedan w/Technology Pkg
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan w/Technology Pkg 20 29 $50,946 $54,900
Sedan Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg 28 29 $57,432 $61,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,235
$50,946
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,750
$54,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$663 / month
$915 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Lexus ES deletes “sedate” from its vocabulary. The 2019 Acura RLX wraps a forward-thinking powertrain in a comfortable but cookie-cutter package.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.2 38.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 59.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.9 102.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 57
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 64.3
Length, Overall (in)
195.9 198.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 64.2
Wheelbase (in)
113 112.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 3.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 14.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 12.3
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)
11.1 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38 40.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P245/40WR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P245/40WR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3649 3977
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/211 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 6600 310 @ 6500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 272 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 29
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.19
Trans Type
8 10
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.78
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.30
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.18 3.27
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.60
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.65
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.52 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.56 3.61
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus ES Acura RLX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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