Can the 2016 Lincoln MKZ compete with the Acura TLX in Houston?

March 30th, 2016 by

When the 2016 Lincoln MKZ and Acura TLX in Houston go head to head, only one sedan can come out on top and it’s the Acura TLX! These two sedans put their best features forward but the features of the Acura TLX set it apart from the competition. John Eagle Acura has all the details on this exciting match up below so read on to get to know the 2016 Acura TLX a little better!

2016 Acura TLX

2016 Lincoln MKZ

Optional pre-crash seatbelts will tighten automatically when an impending crash is detected

Pre-crash pretensioners are not offered

Optional Collision Mitigation Braking System uses forward mounted sensors to warn of a possible forward collision and apply brakes if necessary

Forward mounted collision system is available but does not include the automated braking system

The NHTSA gave the TLX 5 stars overall in their 35 mph front crash tests

The NHTSA gave the MKZ 4 stars overall in their 35 mph front crash tests

The NHTSA gave the TLX 5 stars overall in their side impact tests

The NHTSA gave the MKZ 4 stars overall in their side impact tests

650-amp battery

500-amp battery

2.4 DOHC 4-cylinder engine produces 206 horsepower

Hybrid 2.0 DOHC 4-cylinder engine produces 188 horsepower

Accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds

Accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 8.8 seconds

Engine control system that shuts down half of the engine’s cylinders to improve fuel efficiency

No comparable feature available

Standard easy tire fill system takes the guesswork out of refilling tires

Doesn’t offer vehicle monitored tire inflation

Easier to handle due to its lighter body weight

Weighs about 200 lbs. more than the TLX

Locking rear seatbacks and remote trunk release lockout for added cargo security

Non-lockable folding seat and non-lockable remote release do not offer cargo security

Rearview mirrors tilt when TLX put in reverse to maintain visibility

Mirrors do not automatically adjust when reversing

Ready to get behind the wheel of a 2016 Acura TLX in Houston? Head straight to John Eagle Acura to test drive this sleek and smooth sedan today!

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