In comparing the 2019 Acura TLX's and the 2019 Toyota Avalon's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura TLX has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency. The 2019 Toyota Avalon has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Acura TLX's and the 2019 Toyota Avalon's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Toyota Avalon is a better car than the 2019 Acura TLX.
2019 Acura TLX vs. 2019 Toyota Avalon Pricing
A used 2019 Acura TLX ranges from $21,500 to $33,797 while a used 2019 Toyota Avalon is priced between $24,089 to $35,697.
2019 Acura TLX vs. 2019 Toyota Avalon 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 Toyota Avalon loses 47.7 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Toyota Avalon retains 3.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Acura TLX.
2019 Acura TLX vs. 2019 Toyota Avalon Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura TLX is 8.4 out of 10 while the Toyota Avalon's quality rating is 8.9 out of 10. This results in the Acura TLX being ranked 10 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars and the Toyota Avalon being ranked 1 out of 8 Best Large Cars.
2019 Acura TLX vs. 2019 Toyota Avalon Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura TLX is 7.2 out of 10. For the Toyota Avalon the reliability rating is 9.8 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Avalon 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 Toyota Avalon base engine makes 301 horsepower. The TLX is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 568 miles. The Avalon is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 464 miles. This gives the 2019 Acura TLX the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2019 Toyota Avalon. The TLX uses premium unleaded, and the Avalon uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2019 Toyota Avalon, a large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2019 Acura TLX, a midsize car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2019 Acura TLX and the 2019 Toyota Avalon have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.