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Acura TLX
2021 Acura TLX
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$37,500
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8.3
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BMW 3 Series Sedan
2021 BMW 3 Series Sedan
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2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
17 ft³
Trunk Volume
12 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
294 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40.1 ft
37.4 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/50VR18
P225/45HR18
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P235/50VR18
P225/45HR18
P225/45HR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
30 MPG
29 MPG
City
22 MPG
26 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
36 MPG
34 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 Tons/yr
5.9 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
15.6 gallons
15.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
349.8 miles
405.6 miles
405.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
492.9 miles
561.6 miles
530.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.6 in
185.7 in
187.9 in
Height
56.4 in
56.8 in
54.6 in
Max Width
75.2 in
71.9 in
72.9 in
Front Width
64 in
62.3 in
62.3 in
Rear Width
64.6 in
62.9 in
63.9 in
Wheelbase
113 in
112.2 in
112.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
42 in
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.2 in
38.7 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
56 in
55.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
N/A
57.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.9 in
35.2 in
34.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.3 in
37.6 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
54.6 in
55 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
N/A
54.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,709 lbs
3,582 lbs
3,578 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
17 ft³
12 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • Arctic Race Blue Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Sanremo Green Metallic, Late Availabilty.
  • Sunset Orange Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, SensaTec Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Oyster Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Oyster Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Tacora Red, Vernasca Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Optional
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles