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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Acura TLX
FWD
MSRP
$37,500
Invoice
$36,554
Average Price Paid
$36,603
17 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
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2021 Acura TLX
FWD
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SH-AWD with Advance Package
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Acura TLX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,971
30 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$50,521
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Cherise Threewitt Test Drive Review:

Acura, the premium brand in the Honda portfolio, has released the second-generation of its midsize sport sedan, the TLX. Now on its own new platform, no longer shared with the Honda Ac...

2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

The 2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid takes the luxury of the gas-only RLX and combines it with performance and efficiency. It’s been around since 2014, and it received a heavy refresh a few...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Jay writes:
The engineers did a great job this time around. Driving dynamics comfortable fast and reliable
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 Lexus IS worse.
"Low-slung lock"
Would Buy Ranked 2021 Lexus IS worse.
"More comfortable and faster"
GuruCXBRQ writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Acura TLX V6 SH-AWD with A-Spec Package worse.
"yes"
J writes:
Power Ranked 2017 BMW X6 M better.
"The horsepower "
Handling Ranked 2017 BMW X6 M worse.
"Bmw tech is not as advanced as Japanese TLX"
2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
GuruY7VFP writes:
Good value for the money

Specs

2021 Acura TLX
FWD
2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 15.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
377 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
341 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
11.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.38 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
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard 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 34.9 in 38.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.5 cu ft 12 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 999 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.6 in 198.1 in
Width 75.2 in 74.4 in
Height 56.4 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 113 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2021 Acura TLX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance 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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