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Acura TLX
2021 Acura TLX
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$37,500
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Buick LaCrosse
2019 Buick LaCrosse
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$29,570
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7.1
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Nissan Maxima
2020 Nissan Maxima
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$34,450
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6.8
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
194 hp @ 6300 rpm
300 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
187 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
261 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/50VR18
P235/50R18
P245/45VR18
Rear Tire
P235/50VR18
P235/50R18
P245/45VR18
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
29 MPG
24 MPG
City
22 MPG
25 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
35 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
15.8 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
349.8 miles
395 miles
360 miles
Cruising Range Highway
492.9 miles
553 miles
540 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.6 in
197.5 in
192.8 in
Height
56.4 in
57.5 in
56.5 in
Max Width
75.2 in
73.5 in
73.2 in
Front Width
64 in
62.9 in
62.4 in
Rear Width
64.6 in
63.1 in
62.4 in
Wheelbase
113 in
114.4 in
109.3 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
42 in
45 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.2 in
38.4 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
57.7 in
56.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
54.8 in
54.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.9 in
38 in
34.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.3 in
37.2 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
56.6 in
55.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
55.1 in
53.5 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,709 lbs
3,490 lbs
3,552 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
14.3 ft³
14.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
N/A
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Carnelian Red Tintcoat
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Super Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Light Neutral, Leatherette seat trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
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
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Navigation from Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

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
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance Note
N/A
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
Preliminary 2019 Warranty Note
N/A