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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2014 Acura TL
FWD
No Data Available
2022 Lexus IS
300 AWD
MSRP
$41,125
Invoice
$38,247
Average Price Paid
$41,125
110 listings nationwide

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2014 Acura TL
FWD
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2022 Lexus IS
300 AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2014 Acura TL
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,884
14 listings nationwide

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2022 Lexus IS
300 AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,828
4 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...

2022 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Matt Smith Preview:

With the proliferation of small, economical, turbocharged engines—not to mention to the advent of affordable electric vehicles—it seems that the glory days of raucous, V8-powered sport...

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 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 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"
2022 Lexus IS
300 AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2014 Acura TL
FWD
2022 Lexus IS
300 AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,200 RPM
260 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
11.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars 4 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 --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.5 in 44.8 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 32.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 10.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 825 lbs
Exterior
Length 194 in 185.4 in
Width 74 in 72.4 in
Height 57.2 in 56.7 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 110.2 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
2022 Lexus IS
300 AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Grecian Water
  • Iridium
  • Matador Red Mica

Option Packages

  • Comfort Package
  • Intuitive Park Assist W/Auto Braking
  • Mark Levinson Audio System
  • Navigation Package
  • Navigation Package W/Mark Levinson Audio
  • Premium Package
  • Premium Paint
  • Premium Triple-Beam Led Headlamps
  • Intuitive Park Assist W/Panoramic View Monitor

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