Acura TL vs Acura RLX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2014 Acura TL
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,249
20 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura RLX
FWD with Technology Package
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$42,350
10 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2014 Acura TL
FWD
Rob Feeman Preview:

As it awaits a next-generation makeover tentatively scheduled for 2015, as well as a rumored name change to the TLX, the Acura TL midsize luxury sedan remains unchanged for 2014. Altho...

2020 Acura RLX
FWD with Technology Package
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

The Acura RLX, a full-size luxury sedan, first arrived in 2014 to replace the RL. It carries over for 2020. Every RLX gets a 3.5-liter V6 capable of 310 horsepower and 272 pound-feet...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2014 Acura TL
FWD
50
Angel writes:
Great tuning potential
Guru9BCJ5F writes:
Transmission was quite weird. Steering was a bit too much considering the power was not really there on the i4...
Handling Ranked 2014 Lexus GS 350 better.
"It is a lot smoother and in Sport makes it nice and firm. The TL had pretty jerky steering at all speeds."
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 Lexus GS 350 better.
"The TL trunk and grill make the car look like a stove. "
Michael writes:
Really enjoy it
Back Seats Ranked 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class worse.
"Alittle more leg room"
Value Ranked 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class worse.
"The price"
2020 Acura RLX
FWD with Technology Package
Dive_kwaj writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2020 BMW 3 Series worse.
"Love everything about the interior of the Acura. Like the outside of the BMW "
Back Seats Ranked 2020 BMW 3 Series worse.
"Inside the Acura is beautiful"

Specs

2014 Acura TL
FWD
2020 Acura RLX
FWD with Technology Package
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,200 RPM
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Torque
254 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
272 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
11.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.5 in x 3.7 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 3 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 4 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.5 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 38.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 14.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 996 lbs
Exterior
Length 194 in 198.1 in
Width 74 in 74.4 in
Height 57.2 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2014 Acura TL
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Silver Moon
  • Still Night Pearl
2020 Acura RLX
FWD with Technology Package

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Red Metallic
  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gilded Pewter Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl

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