2020 Acura RLX vs. 2020 BMW M340 | NewCars.com

A member of the Cars.com family

2020 Acura RLX vs. 2020 BMW M340 Review

New 2020 Acura RLX

2020 Acura
RLX

See Details & Photos
New 2020 BMW M340

2020 BMW
M340

See Details & Photos
MSRP*
Get Your Price
$54,900
Get Your Price
$54,000 to $56,000
Invoice* $50,947 $50,720 to $52,580
MPG - City 20 22
MPG - Hwy 29 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-6
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

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 M340. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Acura RLX, drivers may find the BMW M340 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Acura RLX will require fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW M340, 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). Whether you pick the Acura RLX or the BMW M340, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 BMW M340 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Acura RLX is much wider than the BMW M340, 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 M340.

Drivetrain
The Acura RLX has much less torque than the BMW M340, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Acura RLX has a larger turning radius than the BMW M340, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura RLX has less horsepower than the BMW M340, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura RLX and the BMW M340. The Acura RLX has less cargo capacity than the BMW M340, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Acura RLX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW M340.