ACURA TLX VS LEXUS ES 350
When it comes to luxury midsize cars, there are plenty to choose from. However, it’s the 2020 TLX and 2020 ES 350 that give you the style, features, and performance you need to elevate your commutes around North Andover, Peabody, and Danvers, MA. The question is, which one is the better fit for your lifestyle?
We’ll help answer that question with this Acura TLX vs. Lexus ES 350 comparison from the team at Ira Lexus of Danvers. Keep reading to see what each automobile has to offer!
TLX vs Lexus ES 350
Inside the ES 350 and TLX, you’ll find attractive cabins filled with quality materials. However, it’s the 2020 Lexus ES 350 that has 1st-rate materials, while the 2020 Acura TLX has some mid- to low-grade items throughout.
With the ES 350, you have a distinctive wood trim available in Linear Espresso or Linear Dark Mocha wood. These multilayered works of art are inspired by a Lexus-exclusive design that requires 67 manufacturing steps over 38 days.
Both vehicles do have lots of space for five people, with comfortable and supportive seats among two rows. Inside the Lexus model, you especially have a lot of room in the back with 37.8 inches of headroom and 39.2 inches of legroom.
While the Acura car is quite spacious, it doesn’t provide as much room in the back. With just 36.7 inches of headroom and 34.5 inches of legroom, your taller passengers may feel a bit cramped inside.
Features Found Inside the 2020 TLX vs 2020 ES 350
There are many features inside both the Lexus ES 350 and Acura TLX to help keep everyone comfortable and happy.
For example, both automobiles offer heated and ventilated front seats. So, if you need to quickly warm up or cool down, you can do so with the simple push of a button. They also each come standard with dual-zone climate control, so you and your co-pilot can each get the cabin temperature the way you like.
As far as technologies go, one useful feature available in the TLX is an Acura Navigation System with 3D View. Your maps will appear on a high-resolution 8-inch screen, while AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ with Traffic Rerouting™ will help you get from Point A to Point B in no time.
On the other hand, the available navigation system found in the ES 350 features a 12.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display. You can keep it on the wide view or utilize the split-screen feature to have your maps up while simultaneously accessing audio or climate controls.
Acura TLX vs Lexus ES 350 Performance Specs
When it comes to performance inside the 2020 ES 350 and 2020 TLX, comfort is king. Each vehicle feels smooth over any type of road and feels composed around turns. But, that’s not to say that these cars aren’t powerful.
In fact, the 3.5L V6 engine found inside the Lexus churns out a respectable 302 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. The Acura, meanwhile, has two engine options to choose from. However, its more powerful 3.5L V6 delivers just 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque.
Plus, it’s known to lack the agility of other sportier sedans, like the ES 350. Still, both automobiles let you customize your performance on the road. The Lexus ES 350 gives you Drive Mode Select, while the Acura TLX has an Integrated Dynamics System.
These let you choose between modes like Sport, ECO, or Normal for a more thrilling ride, enhanced fuel efficiency, or that optimal mix of both.
2020 Acura TLX vs 2020 Lexus ES 350 Verdict
The 2020 Acura TLX is certainly an impressive automobile. However, with the 2020 Lexus ES 350, you get more style, space, and power.
If you’re still wondering if the ES 350 is right for your commutes around North Andover, Peabody, and Danvers, Massachusetts, we invite you to our dealership to take the vehicle for a spin. So, don’t wait. Visit us at Ira Lexus of Danvers to test drive the 2020 Lexus ES 350 today!