The 2022 Acura TLX VS The Competition

Going Toe to Toe with the Competition: the 2022 Acura TLX Comes Out the Winner

There are some true heavyweights in the luxury car market, and it can be tough to keep up with all the advances in engineering and technology. It seems like each day, there is a new feature that is being unveiled that changes the game. This means that the competition amongst luxury cars is fierce and is a constant struggle to remain on top. When you are shopping for a luxury car, you’ll probably want to explore some of the top names in the industry. Three of the names drivers often see are the Acura TLX, Lexus ES 350, and the Audi A4. Under intense scrutiny, the 2022 Acura TLX comes out the winner. You can find this attractive luxury car at Mile High Acura, Inc, located at 2799 Havana Street in Denver, CO.

Acura TLX vs Lexus ES 350

Acura TLX

Lexus ES 350

It is easy to see why many folks are interested in the Lexus ES 350. It is an attractive luxury car and offers lots of features that many drivers are sure to love. However, when it comes to the complete package, the 2022 Acura TLX is a much better choice. It includes many of the standard features that Englewood, CO drivers expect, but will pay extra for on the ES 350. Some standard features on the Acura model that are either available as options-or not at all-on the Lexus model include:

  • 10.2-inch touchscreen
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • 272-horsepower turbocharged engine (compared to 203 horsepower in the ES 350)
  • Touchpad interface

Acura TLX vs Audi A4

Acura TLX

Audi A4

Audi is a well-known name in the luxury car market, and they have developed a reputation for providing luxury cars that offer lots in the way of performance and technology. The 2022 Acura TLX stands up to its rival and is able to provide Littleton, CO area drivers with an even better performance experience than the Audi model. This Acura luxury car actually has more power in its 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine than the Audi does in its 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The Acura's engine puts out 272 horsepower compared to 201 for the base-model A4. Both models are offered with higher-output powertrains, but the Acura has the edge here as well: the TLX Type S comes with a V6 that cranks out a robust 355 horsepower, significantly more than the most powerful A4 offering, coming in at just 261 horsepower.

The 2022 Acura TLX also offers standard features that are available on the Audi, but will cost you more. These include:

  • Keyless Access
  • Interior and Exterior Sport Styling
  • All-Wheel Steering
  • Touchpad interface

Acura TLX vs BMW 330i

Acura TLX

BMW 330i


  • More standard horsepower. The new Acura TLX comes standard with a turbocharged 272-horsepower engine that gives it plenty of zip for running errands in Denver. The new BMW 330i's four-cylinder motor only produces 255 horsepower.
  • A more comfortable ride. The new Acura TLX's double-wishbone front suspension soaks up bumps and dips in the road comfortably while still giving Aurora, CO drivers a good feel for the road. The new BMW 330i delivers a mostly agreeable ride, but it feels somewhat stiff at times.
  • Interior

    • More standard features. Denver drivers will feel safer in the new Acura TLX, which comes standard with nine advanced active safety features in its AcuraWatch driver-assist suite. The new BMW 330i only has six standard safety features. The TLX also comes with heated front seats and a Wi-Fi hot spot, which are just optional on the 330i.
    • More front legroom. Since the new Acura TLX is a bigger, it only makes sense that it has more passenger space. People in Aurora will like that the TLX has 42.4 inches of front-seat legroom. The new BMW 330i has only 38.7 inches of front legroom.
    • Nicer cabin materials. The new Acura TLX has a sporty interior with premium materials like padded leather, wood, and aluminum. The new BMW 330i's overall cabin design is more minimalist and understated instead of oozing luxury.

    The BMW 330i has more instant brand-name recognition than the Acura TLX. However, the TLX has a more powerful base engine, more standard features, and a more comfortable ride than the 330i. It also costs less than its German counterpart.

Acura TLX vs Audi A5

Acura TLX

Audi A5

  • Performance.

Purchasing a luxury sedan in Denver like an Acura or Audi means drivers expect the best bang for their buck. While both sedans are impressive in their own rights, the Acura TLX outperforms the Audi A5 in terms of sheer power. The Audi A5 comes standard with a turbocharged 261-horsepower four-cylinder engine, whereas the Acura TLX utilizes a standard turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that outputs 272 horsepower.

  • Standard Tech Features.

In terms of features, both cars offer plenty for Aurora, CO drivers to enjoy. But looking closer, we see that the Acura TLX comes with more standard tech. Drivers can expect to find heated front seats, a sunroof, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a 10-speaker audio system, LED headlights, and more. As for the Audi A5, this luxury vehicle comes outfitted features like heated mirrors, leather upholstery, and a power liftgate.

  • Interior Room

When looking at the specs of these two luxury sedans, they are practically identical in terms of cabin space, with the Acura TLX having a slight edge. But the big difference between these two vehicles is their seating. In the Audi A5, there is only room for four occupants, whereas the Acura TLX can seat up to five.

Acura TLX vs Honda Accord

Acura TLX

Honda Accord


If you're looking for a more thrilling performance, the 2022 Acura TLX is your best choice. You'll be driving down highways near Aurora, CO, with 272 horsepower when you choose the 2022 Acura TLX instead of only 192 horsepower from the 2022 Honda Accord. You'll get a standard ten-speed automatic transmission with the 2022 Acura TLX, while the 2022 Honda Accord needs to be upgraded for the same transmission.

Both models come equipped with front-wheel drive, but the 2022 Acura TLX also has available all-wheel drive for better traction and control through tough conditions near Centennial, CO.


The 2022 Acura TLX is a Premium Sport Sedan in every sense. It comes with many features that the 2022 Honda Accord only has available if it has the features at all. You deserve a model that keeps you smiling when commuting from Englewood, CO, and the 2022 Acura TLX can do that.

Interior advantages of the 2022 Acura TLX over the 2022 Honda Accord include:

  • A standard 10.2-inch touchscreen compared to an 8.0-inch touchscreen.
  • Available GPS-Linked Climate Control that is not available on the 2022 Honda Accord.
  • A leather-wrapped steering wheel is standard for the 2022 Acura TLX and an option for the 2022 Honda Accord.
  • Ambient lighting is standard for the 2022 Acura TLX, while the 2022 Honda Accord only has Door Pull Ambient Lighting as an option.

When you want the best idea of what makes the 2022 Acura TLX a better choice than the 2022 Honda Accord, you will need to schedule a test drive. Only a short distance from Littleton, CO, we are excited to help you see what makes a new Acura TLX right for you.

Drive the 2022 Acura TLX Near Centennial, CO

Sometimes, it takes getting behind the wheel to make you a believer. Make an appointment to test drive the 2022 Acura TLX with a sales consultant at Mile High Acura, Inc, in Denver, CO, and experience why so many people choose this luxury car over the competition.

**Based on current year 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 models only) and other factors.

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  1. Mile High Acura, Inc.

    2799 S. Havana Street
    Denver, CO 80014

    • Sales: (303) 847-4125
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