Acura TLX vs. Audi A5

Still Night Pearl
VS

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$28,673 - $32,056
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.59 / 5
41 Reviews
4.77 / 5
35 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
252 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L SOHC 24
2.0L TFSI 4 Cylinder 252 HP

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.6 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 in.
39 - 40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.5 in.
32.7 - 35.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
36.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 cu. ft.
7.2 - 11.6 cu. ft.

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
108.8 - 111.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.5 ft.
37.7 - 38.4 ft.

Length

Length
191.7 in.
184 - 186.3 in.

Width

Width
73 in.
72.6 - 72.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3765 .lbs
3549 - 3990 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
252 hp

Torque

Torque
267 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.2 gal.
15.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
11 - 15 mpg
12 - 34 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
24 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
33 - 34 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura TLX
Audi A5 Cabriolet, Audi A5 Coupe, Audi A5 Sportback

Body Style

Body Style
SH-AWD Sedan
quattro Cabriolet, quattro Coupe, quattro Sportback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
93.3 ft³.
81 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3765 lbs.
3549 - 3990 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 mpg.
27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 mpg.
33 - 34 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/212
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
6 - 7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
3.19 - 3.78

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84
2.04 - 2.19

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.28 - 1.52

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38
0.94 - 1.06

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.74 - 0.78

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
0.51 - 0.67

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83
2.75 - 3.33

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.52
3.56 - 4.27

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3
6.5

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/50HR18, P225/50R18, P225/80R17, P245/40R19
P245/40HR18 - P245/40YR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR18, P225/50R18, P225/80R17, P245/40R19
P245/40HR18 - P245/40YR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.5 ft.
37.7 - 38.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
13.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in.
13 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.2 gal.
15.3 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 in.
39 - 40 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.6 in.
41.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.5 in.
55.3 - 55.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.3 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
36.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.5 in.
32.7 - 35.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.4 in.
46.9 - 54.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.9 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
108.8 - 111.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
191.7 in.
184 - 186.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73 in.
72.6 - 72.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57 in.
54 - 54.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.8 in.
62.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.1 in.
61.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³.
7.2 - 11.6 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
0.39

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
TLX
A5

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
Intermediate Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Convertible, Coupe, Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4