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Acura TL
2014 Acura TL
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$36,030
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Lexus ES
2021 Lexus ES
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$39,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
280 hp @ 6200 rpm
302 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.4 ft
38 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50VR17
P215/55VR17
Rear Tire
P245/50VR17
P215/55VR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
26 MPG
City
20 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
6.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
15.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
370 miles
349.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
536.5 miles
508.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194 in
195.9 in
Height
57.2 in
56.9 in
Max Width
74 in
73.4 in
Front Width
63.2 in
62.9 in
Rear Width
63.8 in
63.4 in
Wheelbase
109.3 in
113 in
Ground Clearance
4.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.4 in
37.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.7 in
55 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.2 in
39.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.7 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.2 in
54.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.8 in
54.3 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,726 lbs
3,690 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³
16.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Silver Moon
  • Silver Moon
  • Still Night Pearl
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Moonbeam Beige Metallic
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Sunlit Green

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leather Seat Trim
  • Graystone, Leather Seat Trim
  • Parchment, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Chateau, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Chateau, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Flaxen, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flaxen, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles