2020 Acura RLX vs. 2021 Acura TLX | NewCars.com

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2020 Acura RLX vs. 2021 Acura TLX Review

New 2020 Acura RLX

2020 Acura
RLX

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New 2021 Acura TLX

2021 Acura
TLX

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MSRP*
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$54,900
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$37,500 to $48,300
Invoice* $50,947 $36,554 to $45,758
MPG - City 20 21 - 22
MPG - Hwy 29 29 - 31
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
The Acura RLX will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Acura TLX, 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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Acura TLX, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura RLX and the Acura TLX have similar Destination Charges.

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

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura RLX and the Acura TLX.

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