Audi A4 can't compete with TLX performance and innovation

Side View of 2020 White Audi A4 40 TFSI Sedan

2020 Audi A4 40 TFSI

MSRP $37,400
MPG (CITY/HWY) 27/352
SPEED 7
ENGINE 4-CYL
Side View of 2020 Red Acura TLX Sedan

2020 Acura TLX P-AWS®

MSRP $33,0001
MPG (CITY/HWY) 23/332
SPEED 8
ENGINE 4-CYL

WATCH THE TLX GO UP AGAINST THE COMPETITION

Note:  This video depicts competition between Model Year 2018 vehicles

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The Differences are Clear
2020 White Audi A4 Sedan Headlight
Audi A4 Conventional LEDs

Conventional LED headlights are standard on the A4.

Audi A4 Conventional LEDs

Conventional LED headlights are standard on the A4.

2020 Black Acura TLX Jewel Eye LED Headlight
Acura TLX Jewel Eye LEDs

Jewel Eye® headlights on the TLX boast five LED light elements, providing sharper illumination for increased visibility on roads.  

Acura TLX Jewel Eye LEDs

Jewel Eye® headlights on the TLX boast five LED light elements, providing sharper illumination for increased visibility on roads.  

2020 Audi A4 Sedan Black Interior Seating
Audi A4 8-Way Powered Driver's Seat

The A4's driver seat offers 8-way power adjustability.

Audi A4 8-Way Powered Driver's Seat

The A4's driver seat offers 8-way power adjustability.

2020 Black Acura TLX Black Interior Driver Seat
Acura TLX 10-Way Powered Driver's Sport Seat

TLX features front sport seating with 10-way power adjustability for the driver.

Acura TLX 10-Way Powered Driver's Sport Seat

TLX features front sport seating with 10-way power adjustability for the driver.

2020 Audi A4 Sedan Black Interior Center Console Display
Audi A4 Single-View Display

A4’s single-view display means you can’t manage more than one function at a time.

Audi A4 Single-View Display

A4’s single-view display means you can’t manage more than one function at a time.

2020 Acura TLX Black Interior Center Console Display
Acura TLX Dual Display

The TLX features two displays that let you easily adjust climate and audio settings while maintaining the view of Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ when in use.3,4 

Acura TLX Dual Display

The TLX features two displays that let you easily adjust climate and audio settings while maintaining the view of Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ when in use.3,4 

2020 TLX Special APR
0.9%

0.9% APR for 24-72 months

2020 Red Acura TLX Sedan

2020 TLX Special APR

0.9% APR for 24-72 months

For well-qualified buyers.



Special APR offer valid on new and unregistered 2020 TLX Models (Excludes PMC Edition) from September 9, 2020 through November 2, 2020, to well qualified buyers on approved credit by Acura Financial Services through participating dealers. Must take new retail delivery on vehicle from dealer stock by November 2, 2020. Not all buyers may qualify. Higher rates apply for buyers with lower credit ratings. Example for 2020 TLX: 10% down payment. 0.9% for 72 months financing at $14.27 a month for every $1,000.00 financed. Dealers set actual prices. See your Acura dealer for details.

View of 2020 White Acura TLX Sedan on the Road

Acura TLX: Born to Perform

206 Horsepower
8 Speed 

A luxury car should never make you choose between power or handling. The Acura TLX comes standard with Precision All-Wheel Steer™ and Agile Handling Assist® to aid in cornering, while an 8-speed dual clutch automatic transmission plus torque converter delivers a linear throttle response with no turbo lag. Meanwhile, the A4 sits content with its conventional 7-speed DCT, requiring a turbocharger to generate power. Compared to the A4, the larger displacement engine of the TLX does not require turbo power and still boasts 206 horsepower.

2020 Acura TLX Lane Keeping Assist System Technology Graphic

Tech-Driven Protection

TLX earns a 5-star NHTSA6 Overall Vehicle Score. AcuraWatch™ safety and driver assistive technologies also come standard on every 2020 Acura TLX, making it one of the most safety-minded sedans.

Lane Keeping Assist System  
Lane Keeping Assist System uses a forward-facing camera to help keep the vehicle centered in a detected lane. Should you drift close to a lane edge it will gently guide the TLX back to the lane center.7

For the win

2020 Audi A4 40 TFSI
2020 Acura TLX P-AWS®
COMPARABLE MODELS
Base Models "Starting At" Price 
$37,400
$33,0001
Models As Shown
$37,400
$33,4001
Performance
Engine
2.0L DOHC 4-CYLINDER TURBOCHARGED
2.4L DOHC 4-CYLINDER
Engine Horsepower (@ rpm)  
188 @ 4200-6000
206 @ 6800
Engine Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)  
236 @ 1450-4200
182 @ 4500
EPA MPG Rating (city / hwy / combined)2
27 / 35 / 30
23 / 33 / 27
Automatic Transmission
7-Speed Dual-Clutch
8-Speed Dual-Clutch
Paddle Shifters
Standard
Standard
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel
Front-Wheel
All-Wheel Steering
Not Available
Standard
Safety & Driver Assist
NHTSA6 Driver Front Crash Test Rating
4 Stars
5 Stars
NHTSA6 Passenger Front Crash Test Rating
4 Stars
5 Stars
Rear Camera5
SINGLE-VIEW
MULTI-VIEW WITH DYNAMIC GUIDELINES
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) System7
STANDARD
STANDARD
Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)6
STANDARD
STANDARD
Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)6
AVAILABLE WITH PACKAGE UPGRADE
STANDARD
Road Departure Mitigation System7
NOT AVAILABLE
STANDARD
Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow7
AVAILABLE WITH PACKAGE UPGRADE
STANDARD
Comfort & Convenience
Active Sound Control
NOT AVAILABLE
STANDARD
Smart Entry with Keyless Access
AVAILABLE WITH PACKAGE UPGRADE
STANDARD
GPS-Linked Climate Control8
NOT AVAILABLE
AVAILABLE WITH PACKAGE UPGRADE
Media & Connectivity
Dual-Screen Display
NOT AVAILABLE
STANDARD
Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Integration3,4
STANDARD
STANDARD
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio9
AVAILABLE WITH PACKAGE UPGRADE
STANDARD
12-Volt Power Outlets
NOT AVAILABLE
STANDARD (2)
Exterior
LED Headlights
Standard
STANDARD (JEWEL EYE®)
Power Moonroof
STANDARD
STANDARD
Remote-operated Windows & Moonroof
NOT AVAILABLE
STANDARD
Capless Fuel Fill System
NOT AVAILABLE
STANDARD
Wheels & Tires
17"
17"
Interior
Power Driver's Seat
STANDARD (8-Way with Power Lumbar)
STANDARD (10-Way with Power Lumbar)
Heated Front Seats
STANDARD
STANDARD
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
STANDARD
STANDARD
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
STANDARD
STANDARD

Acura Military Program

$750
in savings

In appreciation for your service Acura would like to offer for a limited time $750 savings toward any 2020 or newer model year Acura when you finance or lease through Acura Financial Services® (AFS) [1].

See offer details for customer and vehicle eligibility.

Acura Military Program

In appreciation for your service Acura would like to offer for a limited time $750 savings toward any 2020 or newer model year Acura when you finance or lease through Acura Financial Services® (AFS) [1].

See offer details for customer and vehicle eligibility.

Client Qualification:

  • Active Duty U.S. Military, (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Coast Guard and Active Reserve) and their spouses.
  • Active Duty U.S. Military Ready Reserve, (Inactive National Guard, Individual Ready Reserve, Selected Reserve) and their spouses.
  • U.S. Military Veterans who are within two (2) years of separation from active service, and their spouses.(Veteran: A service member who was discharged or released from service under conditions other than dishonorable.)
  • Military Retiree: Service members who remain on active duty or serve in the Reserves or Guard for a sufficient period of time (minimum of 20 years).
  • Spouses of U.S. Military Retirees (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Coast Guard and Active Reserve) who are within two (2) years of separation from active service.
Client Requirements:

  • Provide Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) as proof of military status or active service at the time of purchase or lease.
  • Veterans must provide a Report of Separation (DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from active duty) indicating Honorable Discharge or General Discharge under Honorable Conditions.
  • Spouses of a member of the U.S. Military must provide proof of relationship by presenting a Military ID, or provide spouse' LES. Only a copy of LES will be retained by the dealership for verification.
  • Meet AFS credit criteria and sign an AFS Retail Finance, Acura Luxury Lease® or Leadership Purchase Plan® contract
  • (Lease) $750 is applied toward the cap cost of vehicle. Monthly payment and total due at lease signing are calculated after $750 reduction.
  • (Purchase) $750 is applied toward the down payment.[1]

[1] For well-qualified clients, subject to approval by AFS. Offer excludes Acura NSX and PMC Editions. Only one $750 Acura Military Appreciation offer per vehicle. Offer cannot be combined with Zero Due at Signing Lease Program. Offer not valid on Acura Certified Used Car or used vehicles. Offer valid through March 31, 2021 and may be terminated at any time. NOTE: During the term of the retail installment finance contract or lease with Acura Financial Services, buyer may not take their vehicle outside of the United States without prior written consent of Acura Financial Services. During the term of the retail installment finance contract or lease, buyer must notify Acura Financial Services immediately of any change in buyer's address.

Acura College Graduate Program

$500
in savings

We would like to recognize your recent accomplishment by helping you get into the right luxury vehicle with a $500 savings toward any 2020 or newer model year Acura when you finance or lease with Acura Financial Services® (AFS) [1]

See offer details for customer and vehicle eligibility.

Acura College Graduate Program

We would like to recognize your recent accomplishment by helping you get into the right luxury vehicle with a $500 savings toward any 2020 or newer model year Acura when you finance or lease with Acura Financial Services® (AFS) [1]

See offer details for customer and vehicle eligibility.

Client Qualification:

  • Eligible client has graduated within the past two years or will graduate within the next six months with a masters, bachelor or associate degree from a U.S. –accredited college or registered nursing school.
  • Meet Acura Financial Services (AFS) credit criteria and sign an AFS Retail Finance, Acura Luxury Lease® or Leadership Purchase Plan® contract.
  • Eligible client must be listed on AFS contract as the primary buyer.
  • Provide a copy of a diploma or college transcripts as proof of graduation eligibility and all other documents required by AFS.
  • Lease: $500 is applied toward the cap cost of vehicle. Monthly payment and total due at lease signing are calculated after $500 reduction. Purchase: $500 is applied toward the down payment.
The following Acura Financial Services® requirements may apply:

  • No adverse credit history
  • Proof of employment or a firm commitment from an employer (verifiable) with a start date no more than 120 days from the date of the AFS contract.
  • Monthly income sufficient to cover current obligations, living expenses and the vehicle payment.

[1] For well-qualified clients, subject to approval by AFS. Offer excludes Acura NSX. Only one $500 Acura College Graduate offer per vehicle. Offer cannot be combined with Zero Due at Signing Lease Program. Offer not valid on Acura Certified Used Car or used vehicles. Offer valid through March 31, 2021 and may be terminated at any time.

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2020 Red Acura TLX Sedan Driving on the Road

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Disclaimer
 
  • TLX competitor specifications and features sourced from competitive manufacture website and www.acura.com Chrome comparison data. American Honda makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice.
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  • 1  Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,025.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer. Acura model shown (Performance Red Metallic) includes Premium Paint. $400 MSRP up-charge applies to Performance Red Metallic, Majestic Black Pearl, Canyon Bronze Metallic, and Apex Blue Pearl.

  • 2  Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.
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  • 3  Depending on use, Apple CarPlay can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with the connected iPhone. See Apple’s privacy policy for details regarding Apple’s use and handling of data uploaded by CarPlay. Use of CarPlay is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the CarPlay terms of use, which are included as part of the Apple iOS terms of use. CarPlay vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Honda cannot guarantee CarPlay operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in CarPlay software/Apple iOS, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details.

    4  Depending on use, Android Auto can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with Google and its service providers. See Google privacy policy for details regarding Google’s use and handling of data uploaded by Android Auto. Use of Android Auto is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the Android Auto terms of use, which are presented to the user when the Android Auto application is downloaded to the user’s Android phone. Android Auto vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Acura cannot guarantee Android Auto operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in Android Auto software/Android operating system, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details. Only use Android Auto when conditions allow you to do so safely.

  • 5  Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up, as the rearview camera and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor (if present) may not provide complete information about conditions at the rear of your vehicle.
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  • 6  Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (SaferCar.gov).

  • 7  AcuraWatch system accuracy will vary based on weather, speed, road conditions and other factors. System may not detect all objects ahead of, beside or behind the vehicle and may not detect a given object. System may not detect all lane markings or lane/road departures. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

    Adaptive Cruise Control should not be used in heavy traffic, poor weather or on winding roads.

    Collision Mitigation Braking System only is designed to mitigate crash forces; it may not avoid all collisions. Depending on the circumstances, CMBS may not go through all the alert stages before initiating the last stage of collision mitigation.

    Forward Collision Warning system does not include a braking function.

    Lane Keeping Assist System and/or Traffic Jam Assist only assist driver in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist.

    Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW) only alerts drivers when lane drift is detected without a turn signal in use. RDM can apply mild steering torque to assist in maintaining proper lane position and/or brake pressure to slow the vehicle’s departure from a detected lane.
     
  • 8  Acura Navigation System and related features available only in the United States, Puerto Rico and parts of Canada. See your local Acura dealer for information regarding navigation system area coverage.
  • 9  SiriusXM Satellite Radio, subscription purchasable after trial period. If you decide to continue your service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change. Not all vehicles are capable of receiving all services offered by SiriusXM. Current information and features may not be available in all locations, or on all receivers. XM satellite service is available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous USA and DC. SiriusXM Internet Radio service is available throughout our satellite service area and in AK, HI and PR. © 2020 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.

  • 10  Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus floor space between first and second seats and front seats moved forward. This figure compares more accurately with most competitive measurements. 

  • 11  Ordinary maintenance items or adjustments, parts subject to normal wear and replacement, and certain other items are excluded.
Side View of 2020 White Audi A4 40 TFSI Sedan 2020 Audi A4 40 TFSI
Side View of 2020 Red Acura TLX Sedan 2020 Acura TLX P-AWS®
Interior Dimensions
Headroom (in.) (front / rear) 
37.3 / 37.4
37.2 / 36.7
Shoulder Room (in.) (front / rear)
55.9 / 54.5
57.5 / 55.4
Hiproom (in.) (front / rear)
NOT REPORTED
55.3 / 54.9
Legroom (in.) (front / rear)
41.3 / 35.7
42.6 / 34.5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.)
110.0
109.3
Track Width (in.) (front / rear)
61.9 / 61.2
62.8 / 63.1
Length (in.)
187.5
190.7
Height (in.)
56.2
57.0
Width (in.)
79.6
73.0
Weights & Capacities
Max Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)10
12.0
14.3
Curb Weight (lb.) 
3,417
3,505
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)
15.3
17.2
Warranty
Basic Warranty (years / miles)11
4 / 50,000 
4 / 50,000 
Powertrain Warranty (years / miles)11
4 / 50,000
6 / 70,000