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2021 Acura TLX
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2021 Volkswagen Jetta
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 41 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
192 hp @ 5500 rpm
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
192 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,709 lbs
3,150 lbs
2,895 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
33 MPG
34 MPG
City
22 MPG
30 MPG
30 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
38 MPG
41 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 Tons/yr
5.3 Tons/yr
5.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
14.8 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
349.8 miles
444 miles
396 miles
Cruising Range Highway
492.9 miles
562.4 miles
541.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.6 in
196.1 in
185.1 in
Height
56.4 in
57.1 in
57.4 in
Max Width
75.2 in
73.3 in
70.8 in
Front Width
64 in
63 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
64.6 in
63.4 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
113 in
111.4 in
105.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
5.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
42.3 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.2 in
39.5 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
58.3 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
55.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.9 in
40.4 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.3 in
37.3 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
56.5 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
55 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
16.7 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40.1 ft
38.2 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/50VR18
P225/50VR17
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
P235/50VR18
P225/50VR17
P205/60HR16
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Black Uni
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
Habanero Orange Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ivory, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
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

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles