Comparing the 2017 Lincoln MKZ vs. Acura TLX in Houston

September 21st, 2016 by

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.

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