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Acura TLX vs. Lexus ES 350

In comparing the Acura TLX to the Lexus ES 350, the Acura TLX has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Lexus ES 350 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Acura TLX versus the Lexus ES 350, the Lexus ES 350 is a better car than the Acura TLX.

Acura TLX versus Lexus ES 350 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Acura TLX ranges from $26,256 to $38,981 while a used Lexus ES 350 from the same model year range is priced between $36,899 to $47,674. For a new model, the Acura TLX's price is between $39,012 and $54,331, with the Lexus ES 350 priced between $43,029 and $54,458.

Acura TLX versus Lexus ES 350 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura TLX is 8.4 out of 10 while the Lexus ES 350's quality rating is 9.2 out of 10. This results in the Acura TLX being ranked 7 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars and the Lexus ES 350 being ranked 1 out of 29.

Acura TLX versus Lexus ES 350 Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the Acura TLX’s base engine makes 272 horsepower, and the Lexus ES 350 base engine makes 302 horsepower. The TLX is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 491 miles. The ES 350 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 509 miles. The TLX uses premium unleaded, and the ES 350 uses regular unleaded.

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2023 Lexus ES 350

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$39,012 - $54,331

Used Asking Price:

$26,256 - $38,981

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

51.1%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$43,029 - $54,458

Used Asking Price:

$36,899 - $47,674

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

40.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

7.2 / 10

Retained Value:

7.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.2 / 10

Reliability:

8.9 / 10

Retained Value:

8.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 29
12 / 29

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 29
1 / 29

Summary Review

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Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

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Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

w/Tech, SH-AWD w/Advance, SH-AWD, w/A-SPEC, SH-AWD Type S, SH-AWD w/Tech, Base, SH-AWD Type S w/HPWT, SH-AWD w/A-SPEC

Trim Levels

F SPORT Design, F SPORT Handling, Luxury, Base, Ultra Luxury

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

272 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

280 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.073 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

302 hp @ 6600 rpm

Torque:

267 foot-lbs @ 4700 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.082 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 31 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

349 / 491 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 32 / 26

Range (city/hwy):

350 / 509 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

34.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55 inches

Cargo Space:

13.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

93.4 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.3 inches

Cargo Space:

13.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

99.9 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3709 lbs

Width:

75.2 inches

Height:

56.4 inches

Length:

194.6 inches

Wheelbase:

113 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3690 lbs

Width:

73.4 inches

Height:

56.9 inches

Length:

195.9 inches

Wheelbase:

113 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum alloy

Tire Size:

235/50R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

215/55R17