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2014 Acura TL
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,567
13 listings nationwide

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2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,332
20 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...

2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD
Tim O'Sullivan Preview:

The 2014 Acura TSX lives on the edge: too big to be a compact, too small to be a midsize, too affordable to be high-end luxury, too well-equipped and stylish to be simply a family mobi...

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

2014 Acura TL
FWD
30
writes:
Great tuning potential
2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD
15
writes:
This has been a very dependable, easy to own vehicle for me. I cross-shopped a bunch of luxury dealers and I c...
Handling Ranked 2014 Lexus IS 250 RWD worse.
"The IS felt more like a tiny go-cart."
Front Seats Ranked 2014 Lexus IS 250 RWD worse.
"They are sport-bucket style. Very supportive, and the Suede option was great. "
5
writes:
Power Ranked 2014 Lexus IS 250 RWD better.
"Drive"
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 Lexus IS 250 RWD better.
"Style/ design"

Specs

2014 Acura TL
FWD
2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,200 RPM
201 hp @ 7,000 RPM
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
170 lb-ft @ 4,300 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
11:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.42 in x 3.89 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 --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars --
Side Crash Overall 4 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 3 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard 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 42.4 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 34.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 14 cu ft
Exterior
Length 194 in 185.6 in
Width 74 in 72.4 in
Height 57.2 in 56.7 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 106.4 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
2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Forged Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Milano Red
  • Silver Moon
  • Vortex Blue Pearl

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