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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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Lexus ES
2021 Lexus ES
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$39,900
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8.4
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Lexus LS
2021 Lexus LS
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$78,670
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8.9
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.7 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
16.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
302 hp @ 6600 rpm
416 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
442 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40.1 ft
38 ft
19.7 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/50VR18
P215/55VR17
P245/50VR19
Rear Tire
P235/50VR18
P215/55VR17
P245/50VR19
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
26 MPG
21 MPG
City
22 MPG
22 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
32 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
15.9 gallons
21.7 gallons
Cruising Range City
349.8 miles
349.8 miles
390.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
492.9 miles
508.8 miles
585.9 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.6 in
195.9 in
206.1 in
Height
56.4 in
56.9 in
57.9 in
Max Width
75.2 in
73.4 in
74.8 in
Front Width
64 in
62.9 in
64.2 in
Rear Width
64.6 in
63.4 in
64.4 in
Wheelbase
113 in
113 in
123 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
42.4 in
41 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.5 in
37.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
55.9 in
58.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
55 in
55.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.9 in
39.2 in
38.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.3 in
37.8 in
37.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
54.3 in
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
54.3 in
55.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,709 lbs
3,690 lbs
4,938 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
16.7 ft³
16.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Moonbeam Beige Metallic
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Sunlit Green
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Manganese Luster
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Satin Cashmere Metallic

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
  • 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)
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LA)
  • Black, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LB)
  • Black, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LC)
  • Black, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LG)
  • Chateau, Leather Seat Trim
  • Chateau, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LG)
  • Flaxen, Leather Seat Trim
  • Noble Brown, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LA)
  • Noble Brown, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LG)
  • Parchment, Leather Seat Trim
  • Parchment, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LA)
  • Parchment, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LG)
  • White, Quilted-Stitch Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim (LH)

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
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
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
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
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
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 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
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional
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
Standard
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

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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