Comparison of 2019 Audi A4 and 2019 Acura TLX Review

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Overview

Acura TLX is a sports sedan with athletic and sporty aesthetics which delivers the best performance. 2019 Acura is a mid-size luxury sedan that has the addition of new colors such as Canyon Bronze metallic, majestic black pearl, performance red, and Apex Blue Pearl.

2019 Audi A4 has advanced technology with updated exterior designs and styles, new wheel designs, updated infotainment systems, and a set of desirable features for drivers who can have fun and enjoy the drive. Audi has major competitor Acura as it features a 2.0-long wheelbase and 7.1-inch more length which is more wide and tall in comparison to Audi.

Engine

2019 Audi A4 features a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 188 horsepower, 236 pound-feet of torque with seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. For drivers who love fast and quick acceleration with all-wheel-drive, it features 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine that generates

Acura TLX has the 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that makes 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque with the eight-speed dual-clutch transmission and it has another 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 290 horsepower with nine-speed automatic transmission.

EPA

Audi A4 has a turbocharged engine that delivers an EPA of 27 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 30 mpg combined. Acura TLX has a fuel economy of 24 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 28 mpg combined.

Performance

Audi A4 turbocharged four-cylinder is less powerful with decent fuel efficiency. It has standard four-wheel-drive, optional Quattro all-wheel-drive, active steering, quick acceleration which covers 0-60 mph in just 5.2 seconds. A4 has great on-road capability and delivers a smooth ride on bumpy roads.

Acura TLX has growling hound like V6 engine with improved handling and delivers a quick ride with super handling all-wheel-drive with improved traction and can run properly on highway speeds.

Interior and Exterior

Audi A4 has a modernized cabin that perfectly balances the functionality and luxury with premium high-quality materials with high-end technology with physical buttons and switches. A4 comes with the 40/20/40 split-folding seats, five carry-on suitcases with storage bins and cubbies.

Acura TLX features A-Spec package which has a more active and responsive touchscreen, luxurious touches and accents, enough luggage space, carry-on suitcases, moderate trunk space.

Interior Colors

2019 Acura TLX has interior colors such as Ebony, Parchment, Espresso available with the Technology Package, and Red available with the Technology Package and A-Spec Package.

2019 Audi A4 offers Atlas Beige/Grey, Dark, Black/Red Contrast Stitch, Nougat Brown/Dark, and Rock Gray/Gray.

Exterior Colors

2019 Acura TLX has Platinum white pearl, lunar silver metallic, modern steel metallic, Fathom blue pearl, Majestic black pearl, performance red pearl, Apex blue pearl, and Canyon Bronze metallic.

2019 Audi A4 features 11 exterior colors such as  Brilliant Black, Ibis White, Florett Silver, Glacier White, Manhattan Gray, Mythos Black, Navarra Blue, Terra Gray, Turbo Blue, Tango Red, and Daytona Gray.

Infotainment System

2019 Audi A4 has a 10.1-inch infotainment system with a rotary knob controller, digital gauge display with an optional virtual cockpit. It offers standard Apple car play, Android Auto, voice command navigation system, SiriusXM satellite radio, Wi-Fi, Bang & Olufsen audio with 19-speakers.

2019 Acura has an upper and lower display screen where there are two displays with standard Apple car play, Android Auto and USB Ports.

Pricing and Trim levels

2019 Acura TLX has two different trim levels such as

TLX four-cylinder: $33,995

TLX V-6: $37,195

 

2019 Audi A4 features three different trim levels such as

Premium: $38,395

Premium Plus: $41,995

Prestige: $47,945

Safety Features

2019 TLX has earned five-star ratings from NHTSA also it offers a series of driver-assistance features such as blind-spot monitoring, forward collision warning, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control.

2019 Audi A4 received five-star ratings from NHTSA. It offers plenty of active safety features in the premium and prestige trim and base models don’t have many features.  It has blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, automated emergency braking forward-collision warning, lane-departure warning, and lane-keeping assist.

Pros

Acura delivers a comfortable ride and offers a range of standard features while Audi has high-tech interior cues with a robust four-cylinder engine and athletic ride.

Cons

Acura TLX has an obsolete infotainment system with less lavish interior cues while the Audi base model doesn’t come equipped with active safety features and has small storage space.

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2019 Audi A4

Starting at $37400

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2019 Acura TLX

Starting at $36700

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2019 Acura ILX

Starting at $25900

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Horsepower RPM

6800

5000

NA

Valve timing

Variable

Variable

NA

Valves

16

16

NA

Transmission

8-speed automated manual

7-speed automated manual

NA

Horsepower

206

248

NA

Drive type

front wheel drive

all wheel drive

NA

Torque (ft-lbs)

182

273

NA

Torque RPM

4500

1600

NA

Cam type

Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Double overhead cam (DOHC)

NA

Cylinders

I4

I4

NA

Fuel type

premium unleaded (recommended)

premium unleaded (recommended)

NA

Combined MPG

27

27

NA

Range (miles)

395.6/567.6 mi.

351.9/520.2 mi.

NA

Fuel tank capacity (gal)

17.2

15.3

NA

Engine type

gas

gas

NA

Height (in)

57

56.2

NA

Cargo capacity (cu ft)

14.3

13

NA

EPA interior volume (cu ft)

107.6

NA

NA

Turning circle (ft)

39.2

38.1

NA

Curb weight (lbs)

3505

3627

NA

Wheelbase (in)

109.3

111

NA

Width (in)

73

72.5

NA

Length (in)

190.7

186.1

NA

Ground clearance (in)

5.8

NA

NA

Rear hip room (in)

54.9

NA

NA

Front head room (in)

37.2

38.9

NA

Front shoulder room (in)

57.5

55.9

NA

Rear head room (in)

36.7

37.4

NA

Rear leg room (in)

34.5

35.7

NA

Rear shoulder room (in)

55.4

54.5

NA

Front hip room (in)

55.3

NA

NA

Roadside

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

NA

NA

Basic

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

NA

Drivetrain

6 yr./ 70000 mi.

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

NA

Safety features

dual front side-mounted airbags

auto delay off headlamps

front and rear ventilated disc brakes

tire pressure monitoring

stability control

xenon high intensity discharge headlamp

pre-collision safety system

emergency braking assist

traction control

3 rear headrests

child seat anchors

post-collision safety system

emergency braking preparation

rear center 3-point belt

rear door child safety locks

engine immobilizer

turn signal mirrors

front and rear head airbags

dusk sensing headlamps

daytime running lights

passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation

rear height adjustable headrests

2 front headrests

rear side airbags

Interior options

audi first aid kit

stainless steel pedal caps

audi guard all-weather floor mats

audi quattro guard cargo mat

audi beam-rings

audi cargo box

audi guard protection kit

audi beam-quattro

usb cables

cargo net

Packages

convenience package

Exterior options

audi guard wheel lock kit

audi travel space base carrier bars w/storage bag

full paint finish

delete front license plate holder

Tires and wheels

painted alloy wheels

all season tires

temporary spare tire

18 in. wheels

p245/45r18 tires

inside mounted spare tire

Roof and glass

variable intermittent rain sensing wipers

roof rack

privacy glass

rear defogger

one-touch power sunroof

extended sunroof

power glass sunroof

Towing and hauling

cargo tie downs

Convenience

transmission controls and audio controls on steering wheel

electric power steering

tilt and telescopic steering wheel

front and rear door pockets

universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

cruise control

rear view camera

front and rear cupholders

front seatback storage

keyless ignition

Comfort

turn signal in mirrors

electrochromatic inside rearview mirror

three zone climate control

interior air filtration

cargo floor mats

dual illuminating vanity mirrors

leather steering wheel

sun sensor

Instrumentation

trip computer

tachometer

compass

external temperature display

clock

In car entertainment

memory card slot

am/fm stereo

usb with external media control

usb connection

180 watts stereo output

10 total speakers

Rear seats

folding center armrest

rear ventilation ducts with fan control

split-folding rear seatback

Power features

heated mirrors

4 one-touch power windows

remote keyless power door locks

Front seats

driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support

leather

8 -way power driver seat

height adjustable passenger seat

height adjustable driver seat

8 -way power passenger seat

bucket front seats

multi-level heating passenger seat

multi-level heating driver seat

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