When comparing the 2019 Acura TLX's and the 2019 Audi A4's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura TLX has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, resale value, interior volume and base engine power. The 2019 Audi A4 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Acura TLX's and the 2019 Audi A4's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura TLX is a better car than the 2019 Audi A4.
2019 Acura TLX vs. 2019 Audi A4 Pricing
A used 2019 Acura TLX ranges from $21,500 to $33,797 while a used 2019 Audi A4 is priced between $22,500 to $32,050.
2019 Acura TLX vs. 2019 Audi A4 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Acura TLX loses 51.1 percent of its value and the 2019 Audi A4 loses 52.5 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Acura TLX retains 1.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Audi A4.
2019 Acura TLX vs. 2019 Audi A4 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura TLX is 8.4 out of 10 while the Audi A4's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Acura TLX being ranked 10 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars and the Audi A4 being ranked 5 out of 36 Best Luxury Small Cars.
2019 Acura TLX vs. 2019 Audi A4 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura TLX is 7.2 out of 10. For the Audi A4 the reliability rating is 8.7 out of 10. This gives the Audi A4 an advantage in reliability compared to the Acura TLX.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Acura TLX’s base engine makes 206 horsepower, and the 2019 Audi A4 base engine makes 188 horsepower. The TLX is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 568 miles. The A4 is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 520 miles.This gives the 2019 Audi A4 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2019 Acura TLX the advantage in maximum range. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2019 Acura TLX, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2019 Audi A4, a compact car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, rear head room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2019 Acura TLX and the 2019 Audi A4 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.