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

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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD
No Data Available
2021 Acura TLX
FWD
MSRP
$37,500
Invoice
$36,554
Average Price Paid
$35,639
43 listings nationwide

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2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD
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2021 Acura TLX
FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$50,920
2 listings nationwide

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2021 Acura TLX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,790
30 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Three is apparently not a charm for Acura's ZDX. Just over 600 sold wasn't quite Acura's target for 2012, so for this fourth and final production run, Acura pulled out all the stops fo...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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

2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD
No User Reviews
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"

Specs

2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD
2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,300 RPM
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
270 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
9.8:1
Displacement
3,700 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.54 in x 3.78 in
3.39 in x 3.38 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 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
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
Leather Seats 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 42.2 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 34.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 27.5 cu ft 13.5 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.4 in 194.6 in
Width 85.6 in 75.2 in
Height 62.8 in 56.4 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 113 in

Available Options

2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aspen White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Palladium Metallic
2021 Acura TLX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl

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