The Acura TLX is arguably the automaker’s flagship sedan and for the 2021 model year, its total overhaul will almost certainly keep the vehicle in its position within brand’s roster. Customers interested in exploring this very competitive segment of the automotive industry will likely benefit from a comparison between the 2021 Acura TLX vs. 2021 Lexus ES 250. The 2021 TLX offers a distinct performance advantage over its Lexus competitor in addition to the other boxes the redesigned sedan checks. Acura of Modesto customers can choose among versions of the 2021 TLX with front-wheel-drive or the automaker’s Super Handling All-Wheel-Drive™ system, both of which can be equipped on all four primary trim grades, TLX (base), TLX with Technology Package, TLX with A-Spec® Package and TLX with Advance Package. Independent reviews have praised the 2021 TLX for its long list of standard technology features, available premium sound system and comfortable seating solutions.
Acura of Modesto customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 Acura TLX today by calling, 209-527-7000.
2021 Acura TLX
2021 Lexus ES
|Turbo. 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.||Base Engine||2.5-L, 4-Cyl.|
|10-speed automatic||Transmission||Eight-speed automatic|
|13.5 cu.-ft.||Trunk Volume||13.9 cu.-ft.|
Acura has made just a single powertrain available for customers interested in buying or leasing the 2021 Acura TLX. The four sedan trim grades will have a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a 10-speed automatic transmission. It will make 272 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. The base, Technology Package and Advance Package versions of the 2021 TLX with front-wheel-drive will be able to achieve up to 22 miles per gallon* in the city and 31 miles per gallon* on the highway. An A-Spec® model will get 22 mpg* in the city and 30 mpg* on the highway. All 2021 TLX models with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ will record 21 mpg* in the city and 29 mpg* on the highway.
On the other side of the equation, the 2021 Lexus ES 250 employs a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and uses all-wheel-drive only. It will make just 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Owners of this vehicle can expect the 2021 ES 250 to post 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. The Lexus ES family also includes an available V-6 engine, but it would only be equipped with front-wheel-drive.
All versions of the 2021 Acura TLX will be equipped with a smartphone-compatible infotainment system that offers easy access to both the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications. The A-Spec® and Technology models of the 2021 TLX will also be equipped with a wireless charging pad. Many of these features may also be found with the Lexus ES.