2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. Acura TLX

May 24th, 2021 by

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INFINITI and Acura are two great luxury vehicle manufacturers. Both have good reputations for quality and reliability.  Here is a comparison of luxury sedans from each manufacturer: INFINITI Q50 vs. Acura TLX. Which one should you choose? Take a look at the similarities and differences so you can make the right decision.

2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Acura TLX
$36,700 MSRP


3.0-Liter Twin-Turbo Charged V6 Engine 2.0-liter I-4 turbo
300 hp Horse Power 272 hp
Rear-wheel drive Drivetrain All-wheel drive
20 mpg city/29 mpg Highway Fuel Economy 22 mpg city/31 mpg Highway


INFINITI Q50 vs. Acura TLX Design

When comparing the INFINITI Q50 vs. Acura TLX, both look similar. They both have 19-inch tires and LED headlights. The INFINITI has recently been updated with a chrome front grille, while the Acura boasts a sculpted hood.

As for the interior, the INFINITI is more spacious, beating the Acura in terms of headroom and legroom. The interior of the Acura, however, is beautifully appointed with Milano leather trim and wood and aluminum trim. It also features heated front seats and a moonroof. 

The INFINITI is more comfortable, offering more space and generous features, such as power-adjustable front seats, two touchscreens, USB ports, and satellite radio. Both vehicles also come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as navigation and a premium sound system. 


INFINITI Q50 vs. Acura TLX Performance 

When comparing the INFINITI Q50 vs. Acura TLX in terms of performance, the INFINITI Q50 wins. It offers loads of performance with its 3.0-liter V6 engine, powered by a 7-speed automatic transmission. It provides excellent acceleration, going from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds. 

The Acura TLX has a four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo engine. Acceleration is not as quick, going from 0 to 60 mph in 7 seconds. Fuel economy is only slightly better, at 22 city/31 highway vs. 20 city/29 highway for the INFINITI.


INFINITI Q50 vs. Acura TLX Premium Features

The INFINITI doesn’t offer many safety features as standard equipment. You’ll have to pay more to get features such as lane departure warning, blind spot sensors, and 360-degree camera system. The premium packages also include extras such as a telescoping steering wheel, maple wood trim, and rain-sensing windshield wipers.

Coming standard with the Acura TLX is AcuraWatch, which is Acura’s package of driver assistance features. Avoid accidents with pedestrian detection, lane assist, road departure mitigation, traffic sign recognition, and traffic jam assist. The Acura also allows you to enhance your driving experience with Iconic DriveTM Ambient Cabin Lighting, which offers 24 modes of ambient lighting based on famous racetracks and destinations.


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INFINITI Q50 vs. Acura TLX: which one is better for your family? Come check out the INFINITI Q50 in person. Contact Roswell INFINITI to schedule a test drive.


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