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2021 Acura TLX vs. 2021 BMW 330 Review

New 2021 Acura TLX

2021 Acura
TLX

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New 2021 BMW 330

2021 BMW
330

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MSRP*
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$37,500 to $48,300
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$41,250 to $43,250
Invoice* $36,554 to $45,758 $38,865 to $40,725
MPG - City 21 - 22 25 - 26
MPG - Hwy 29 - 31 34 - 36
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 330 than the Acura TLX, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Acura TLX, drivers may find the BMW 330 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the BMW 330 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Acura TLX, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 330. 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 330 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Acura TLX is much wider than the BMW 330, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Acura TLX, which is slightly longer than the BMW 330.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Acura TLX doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the BMW 330.

Handling
The Acura TLX has a larger turning radius than the BMW 330, 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 330.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura TLX and the BMW 330. The Acura TLX has significantly less cargo room than the BMW 330, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Acura TLX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 330.