Which is Right for You? 2017 Acura TLX vs the 2017 Lexus ES

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2017 Acura TLX

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2017 Lexus ES

Most drivers assume luxury brand vehicles offer more than any other vehicle on the road, but this isn’t always the case. When comparing the 2017 Acura TLX vs the 2017 Lexus ES, you’ll quickly see the Acura model offers so much more than the Lexus. Compare the models below and see for yourself how the Acura wins.

Specs

Primary Vehicle Data Category Competitor Vehicle Data
290 hp Power 268 hp
Nine speed Transmission Six speed
34* highway mpg Efficiency 30 highway mpg
Multi-view camera Technology Single-view camera
Hill Start Assist Capability Not available
Standard heated front seats Luxury Available heated front seats

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Power

Most Somerset drivers would assume the Lexus ES would come with more power, but that’s not true. Although both models come standard with a 3.5L DOHC V6 engine, the Acura TLX delivers more standard power compared to the competition. The Acura offers a nine-speed automatic transmission, and the engine also generates 290 hp. If you’re interested in the Lexus, you’ll only receive a six-speed automatic transmission, and this model only generates 268 hp. The new Acura TLX is the model to choose when power is something you crave.
Silver TLX

Efficiency

No Hunterdon driver wants to spend their time at the gas station, so it’s important to choose a model that offers the best type of efficiency. The Lexus ES does a pretty decent job, as it offers an EPA-estimated 21* city and 30* highway mpg. However, when making the most out of your miles is something you really want to experience, opt for the Acura TLX, which offers an EPA-estimated 21 city and 34 highway mpg.
TLX driving in snow

Conveniences

It would make sense for a luxury model to come standard with all the conveniences you desire, but the Acura TLX actually delivers more standard features and amenities compared to the Lexus ES. For starters, this model comes standard with heated front seats, which you’ll have to pay extra for on the Lexus. It also comes standard with a multi-view rearview camera (the Lexus only has a single-view camera) as well as Hill Start Assist, which isn’t even available on the ES.
TLX Front Seats

Find Yours at Bill Vince’s Bridgewater Acura

Making the right vehicle choice is important for your Warren County driving experience. When comparing the 2017 Acura TLX vs the 2017 Lexus ES, it’s easy to make the right choice. Visit Bill Vince’s Bridgewater Acura today at 1231 Rt. 22 West in Bridgewater, NJ to see our nice selection of new and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles. You can also contact us online or by phone at (908) 704-0300 to learn more about the new Acura model or start an application.

 

* Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.