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Compare 2015 Lincoln MKZ vs 2015 Acura TLX

2015 Lincoln MKZ
2015 Acura TLX
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4-Door Sedan AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MKZ 4-Door Sedan AWD 22 31 $35,226 $37,080
MKZ 4-Door Sedan Black Label AWD 22 31 $44,645 $47,495
MKZ 4-Door Sedan Black Label FWD 22 33 $42,869 $45,605
MKZ 4-Door Sedan FWD 22 33 $33,431 $35,190
MKZ 4-Door Sedan Hybrid Black Label FWD 41 39 $42,869 $45,605
MKZ 4-Door Sedan Hybrid FWD 41 39 $33,431 $35,190
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4-Door Sedan FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD 24 35 $29,584 $31,445
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD Tech 24 35 $33,337 $35,500
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD V6 21 34 $33,170 $35,320
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD V6 Advance 21 34 $39,908 $42,600
TLX 4-Door Sedan FWD V6 Tech 21 34 $36,923 $39,375
TLX 4-Door Sedan SH-AWD V6 Advance 21 31 $41,944 $44,800
TLX 4-Door Sedan SH-AWD V6 Tech 21 31 $38,959 $41,575
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,226
$29,584
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,080
$31,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
$618 / month
$524 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 MKZ has great potential as a contemporary sports sedan--it's the Lincoln heritage that's missing. The 2015 Acura TLX offers impressive performance, ample features, and smart value.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.5 93.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
37 34.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 37.2
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 54.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 57.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 63.1
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 109.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 73
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 190.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.4 13.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 12.6
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)
12.4 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38 39.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3874 3483
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 3000 182 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
999 NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5500 206 @ 6800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.08
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.57
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.61
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.96
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.18
Trans Order Code
44W NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.48
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.62
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKZ Acura TLX
Body Style
Sedan 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
7.1 6.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7.0
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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