Comparing the 2017 Lincoln MKZ vs. Acura TLX in Houston
When the 2017 Acura TLX in Houston and Lincoln MKZ go head to head, the Acura TLX is the clear winner of the match up. The new Acura TLX is tough to outshine with its high safety ratings, powerful performance and available amenities, and the Lincoln MKZ can’t measure up. Compare these two sedans side by side with John Eagle Acura before you take the 2017 Acura TLX in Houston for a test drive.
|2017 Acura TLX||2017 Lincoln MKZ|
|Optional pre-crash front seatbelts that tighten automatically when a crash is detected||Pre-crash pretensioners are not available|
|Received a rating of ‘Superior’ by the IIHS for its front crash prevention systems||Received a rating of ‘Basic’ by the IIHS for its front crash prevention systems|
|Received 5 stars in the NHTSA side impact tests||Received 4 stars in the NHTSA side impact tests|
|650-amp battery||500-amp battery|
|Accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds||Accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 8.8 seconds|
|EPA estimated 21 mpg city/31 mpg highway*||EPA estimated 20 mpg city/28 mpg highway|
|Engine control system that can shut down half of the engine’s cylinders to conserve fuel||Doesn’t offer a system that can shut down engine cylinders|
|17.2 gallons of fuel capacity||13.5 gallons of fuel capacity|
|Nine-speed automatic transmission is available||Only six-speed automatic transmission is available|
|Standard easy tire fill system||Vehicle monitored tire inflation is not available|
|More efficient because it weighs less than the competition||Weights 250-400 lbs. more than the TLX|
|Passengers will ride comfortably with extra space||Less passenger space than the TLX|
|Locking rear seatbacks and remote trunk release lockout||Non-lockable folding rear seats and non-lockable remote release does not offer as much security|
|Standard locking fuel door||Fuel door does not lock|
|Rearview mirrors tilt down when reversing for better visibility||Mirrors do not automatically adjust|
Stop by John Eagle Acura to see the features of the 2017 Acura TLX in Houston up close and in action! There is even more to love about this luxury sedan in addition to the features listed above and our sales experts are ready to tell you more about it.
* Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.