BMW 3 Series vs. 2017 Acura TLX in Houston

December 16th, 2016 by

When the 2017 Acura TLX in Houston and the BMW 3 Series go head to head, the Acura TLX is the clear winner. With tough to beat safety ratings, power and features, the BMW 3 Series can’t measure up to the TLX. When compared side-by-side it’s clear how the TLX outshines competition. Read on to find out how the TLX at John Eagle Acura brings home the win in this comparison.

2017 Acura TLX in Houston 2017 BMW 3 Series in Houston

TLX offers cross-path warning system to make backing up safer


The 3 Series does not offer a cross-path system to reveal objects/cars approaching


Powertrain warranty covers the TLX for 6 years or 70,000 miles


The 3 Series is only covered under powertrain warranty for 4 years or 50,000 miles


TLX 2.4 DOHC 4 cylinder generates 206 HP


320i 2.0 turbo 4 cylinder generates 180 HP


An engine control system shuts down half the engine’s cylinders to help improve the TLX V6’s fuel efficiency

The 3 Series does not offer a system that can shut down part of the engine

TLX takes regular unleaded fuel (premium is recommended for maximum performance)


The 3 Series requires that premium fuel be used which is more costly than regular unleaded


Standard cap-less fueling system


Does not offer a cap-less fueling system


TLX uses computer-generated active noise cancellation to help remove noise and vibration from the cabin

The 3 Series does not offer active noise cancellation

TLX has more front legroom, front shoulder room and more rear shoulder room


It might feel more cramped in the 3 Series because it has smaller dimensions


Offers a remote vehicle starting system


Does not offer a remote starting system

If you’re in the market for a new sedan, stop by John Eagle Acura today to see the 2017 Acura TLX in action. Seeing this sedan up close unveils more features in addition to the ones stated above. Our Acura sales experts are ready to tell you all about the 2017 Acura TLX in Houston.

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