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2020 Acura TLX vs. 2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe Review

New 2020 Acura TLX

2020 Acura
TLX

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New 2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe

2020 BMW
228 Gran Coupe

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MSRP*
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$33,000 to $48,950
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$37,500
Invoice* $31,343 to $46,452 $35,375
MPG - City 20 - 23 23
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, 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

Comfort
The Acura TLX offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Acura TLX and the BMW 228 Gran Coupe in the front seats.

Convenience
The Acura TLX will require fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, 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 TLX is somewhat more expensive than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe. 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 TLX and the BMW 228 Gran Coupe have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Acura TLX is much wider than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Acura TLX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Acura TLX transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Handling
The Acura TLX has a larger turning radius than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura TLX is somewhat more powerful than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura TLX and the BMW 228 Gran Coupe. The Acura TLX has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Warranty
The Acura TLX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.