Acura TLX vs. Lexus ES

Still Night Pearl
VS
Eminent White Pearl

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$28,888 - $31,829
$39,148 - $42,569

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.59 / 5
41 Reviews
4.88 / 5
24 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
268 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L SOHC 24
3.5L V6 DOHC 24V Dual VVT

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.6 in.
41.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 in.
37.5 - 37.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.5 in.
40 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
36.9 - 37.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 cu. ft.
15.2 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
111 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.5 ft.
37.4 ft.

Length

Length
191.7 in.
193.3 in.

Width

Width
73 in.
71.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3765 .lbs
3571 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
268 hp

Torque

Torque
267 ft. lbs.
248 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
Not Available
100 .lbs

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.2 gal.
17.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
11 - 15 mpg
11 - 15 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
30 mpg

Safety Features

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura TLX
Lexus ES

Body Style

Body Style
SH-AWD Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
93.3 ft³.
100.1 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3765 lbs.
3571 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 mpg.
24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/212
3.5 L/211

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
3.30

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84
1.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.42

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.71

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
0.61

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83
4.15

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.52
3.46

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3
7.4

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/50HR18, P225/50R18, P225/80R17, P245/40R19
P215/55VR17 - P225/45R18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR18, P225/50R18, P225/80R17, P245/40R19
P215/55VR17 - P225/45R18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
17 - 18 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
17 - 18 X 7.5 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.
37.4 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.
11.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.2 gal.
17.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 in.
37.5 - 37.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.6 in.
41.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.5 in.
57.6 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.3 in.
54.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 in.
36.9 - 37.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.5 in.
40 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.4 in.
55 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.9 in.
53.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 in.
111 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
191.7 in.
193.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73 in.
71.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57 in.
57.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.8 in.
62.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.1 in.
62 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³.
15.2 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
TLX
ES350

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
Intermediate Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4