2015 Acura TLX vs 2014 Acura TSX: What’s The Difference?

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2015 Acura TLX

If you’re in the market for a luxury sedan, you’ve probably been eyeing the compact 2014 Acura TSX and anxiously awaiting the midsize 2015 Acura TLX. These high-end sedans are definitely worth your time. These sedans are standouts in their segments. You want to know what they best part is? You can find them at Acura Carland in Roswell, GA.

Vehicles Overview

As an entry-level luxury sedan, the 2014 TSX is a solid pick. It provides a pleasing amount of standard equipment, well-appointed interior, high-quality materials, solid build, and great handling. While similar to the TSX, the new 2015 Acura TLX is longer, sleek, and daring. The TLX is poised to deliver excellent mileage, outstanding performance capabilities, and state-of-the-art technology.

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Comfort/Convenience/Tech Overview

As is par with sedans from Acura, the cabin atmosphere in the 2015 TLX and 2014 TXS is elegant and accommodating. Comfortable and supportive seats, a roomy back seat, and high-quality materials give the TSX a welcoming feel. The all-new TLX will receive a modern interior with many next-generation Acura technology features. Here are some of the standard and available amenities:

2015 Acura TLX

    • Acura’s new Jewel Eye LED headlights
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • 7-inch touchscreen display will be home to available 3D-view navigation functions, satellite traffic, and smartphone application services.
    • Siri Eyes Free voice command compatibility
    • ELS Studio premium audio
    • SiriusXM satellite radio
    • Pandora compatibility
    • Voice recognition
    • GPS-linked climate control
    • AcuraLink Next Generation
    • AcuraLink real-time traffic
    • Keyless access
    • Remote engine start
    • Bluetooth wireless technology
    • 10-way adjustable driver’s seat with memory
    • Heated and cooled front seats

2014 Acura TSX

    • Automatic xenon headlights
    • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
    • Fog lights
    • Power moonroof
    • Heated mirrors
    • Sunroof
    • Dual-zone automatic climate control
    • Leather upholstery
    • Heated eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seats with memory settings
    • Heated four-way power-adjustable front-passenger seat
    • 60/40-split-folding rear seatbacks
    • Bluetooth wireless technology
    • Seven-speaker sound system
    • SiriusXM satellite radio
    • Auxiliary jack
    • USB port
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2014 Acura TSX


Performance and MPG Overview

Both the 2014 TLX and 2014 TSX have a lot to offer. The controlled driving dynamics of the TSX are taken up a notch with the available V6 and manual transmission for a lively and muscular ride. The 2015 TLX creates a new driving experience in and of itself with new steering technology that delivers an instinctively responsive drive.

2015 Acura TLX

    • Standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine produces 206 hp and is paired to a new eight-speed automatic transmission
    • Available 3.5-liter V6 engine makes 290 hp and is paired to a nine-speed automatic transmission
    • Expected fuel economy is around 28 mpg combined (four-cylinder) and 25 mpg combined (V6)*
    • Available new Precision All-Wheel Steer (P-AWS), Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD), and Agile Handling assist improve handling
    • Motion-adaptive electronic power steering
    • Integrated dynamics system with four driving modes: Econ, Normal, Sport, and Sport+

2014 Acura TSX

    • 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine makes 201 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque
    • Six-speed manual transmission available
    • Five-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters is standard on all
    • Standard front-wheel drive
    • EPA-estimated 2.4-liter four-cylinder fuel economy ratings are 22/31/26 mpg (automatic) and 21/29/24 mpg (manual)**
    • 3.5-liter V6 produces 280 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque
    • EPA-estimated 3.5-liter V6 fuel economy ratings are 19/28/23 mpg**

Safety Overview

In every Acura vehicle, safety is a top priority. Acura uses advanced safety technology including active and passive safety features to provide a comprehensive protection, prevention, and accident mitigation system. Both the 2015 TLX and 2014 TSX inspire confidence on the open road.

2015 Acura TLX

    • Acura’s comprehensive safety system
    • Multiview rear camera
    • Camera and radar systems provide premium features like low-speed automatic braking, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, and adaptive cruise control

2014 Acura TL

    • Anti-lock disc brakes
    • Vehicle stability assist
    • Traction control
    • Active front head restraints
    • Sophisticated airbag system with front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags
  • LATCH (lower anchors and tethers for children)

Dealership Overview

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*The 2015 Acura TLX has not yet been rated by the EPA for fuel economy estimations. These numbers will vary based on personal driving habits, vehicle maintenance, and other external factors.

**EPA-estimated city/highway/combined driving fuel economy ratings are for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage will vary based on personal driving habits, vehicle maintenance, and other external factors.