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2021 Acura TLX
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$37,500
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2021 BMW M3 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
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
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
17 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
473 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,709 lbs
3,582 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
30 MPG
N/A
City
22 MPG
26 MPG
N/A
Highway
31 MPG
36 MPG
N/A

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
15.6 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
349.8 miles
405.6 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
492.9 miles
561.6 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.6 in
185.7 in
N/A
Height
56.4 in
56.8 in
N/A
Max Width
75.2 in
71.9 in
N/A
Front Width
64 in
62.3 in
N/A
Rear Width
64.6 in
62.9 in
N/A
Wheelbase
113 in
112.2 in
N/A

Interior Space

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

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
17 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
40.1 ft
37.4 ft
N/A

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

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

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

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

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
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

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

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
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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