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2014 Acura RLX vs. 2014 BMW 335 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Acura RLX than the BMW 335. The BMW 335 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Acura RLX.

Convenience
The Acura RLX will require fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW 335, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Acura RLX is somewhat more expensive than the BMW 335. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Acura RLX will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the BMW 335.

Dimensions
Since the Acura RLX is much wider than the BMW 335, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Acura RLX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW 335.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Acura RLX doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the BMW 335.

Handling
The Acura RLX has a larger turning radius than the BMW 335, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura RLX is somewhat more powerful than the BMW 335.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura RLX and the BMW 335. The Acura RLX has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the BMW 335.

Warranty
The Acura RLX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 335.


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2014 Acura
RLX

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MSRP*: $48,450

2014 BMW
335

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MSRP*: $43,400 - $45,400
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,750
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.13%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.13%
City MPG: 20 20 - 22
Highway MPG: 31 30 - 32
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $44,324 $39,930 - $41,770

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