Acura TLX vs INFINITI Q50
Deciding on your next luxury sedan can be a thrilling experience. However, it can be tough if you find yourself torn between models like the 2018 Acura TLX vs. 2018 INFINITI Q50. Both these vehicles appear very similar, but if you look close enough you can see the differences. At Boardwalk Acura, we’re here to help you see those differences so you can determine which sedan is right for you.
In our Acura TLX vs INFINITI Q50 comparison, we’re going to focus on the important factors that drivers in the Egg Harbor, Atlantic City, and Vineland areas want to know about. We’ll take a look at the engine efficiency, media and technology, and the safety features. By reading this comparison, you’ll be able to see how these vehicles differ, so you can see which one is the better pick for you.
2018 Acura TLX vs 2018 INFINITI Q50 Engine Efficiency
The Acura TLX comes equipped with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine while the INFINITI Q50 features a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. The Acura TLX features the mated 8-speed Dual-Clutch Transmission with torque converters and Sequential SportShift paddle shifters while the INFINITI Q50 is fixed with a 7-speed automatic transmission. Both these vehicles deliver similar horsepower, but their true difference isn’t with power, it’s with efficiency. The Acura TLX gets an EPA estimated 23 city/33 highway MPG* while the INFINITI Q50 falls a little behind with 23 city/30 highway MPG.
Media & Technology Features
Each vehicle provides its drivers with a high-resolution touchscreen display for easy media access. The Acura TLX features the 7-speaker Acura Premium Audio System while the INFINTI Q50 comes with 6- standard speakers. Both sedans come with an AM/FM radio, and MP3-capable CD player, USB/auxiliary connections, and respective 3-month trial subscriptions to SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. The Acura TLX also includes Pandora® and Aha™ compatibility, which lets you utilize these radio streaming services while in transit.
The Acura TLX and the INFINITI Q50 are each equipped with stability and traction control systems that provide extra control when traveling over slippery roads. Each vehicle even features protective airbag systems that cover each passenger in the event of an accident. However, these vehicles do show a difference with additional protection like driver-assisting technology.
At the base level, the Acura TLX includes some pretty impressive driver-assisting technology features. These features include Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, and Road Departure Mitigation System. The INFINITI Q50, on the other hand, doesn’t offer driver-assisting technology as a standard feature, and actually requires a few upgrades to include these features.
Learn Even More About the 2018 Acura TLX
At Boardwalk Acura, we hope that this 2018 Acura TLX vs. 2018 INFINITI Q50 comparison helped you see what these luxury sedans offer. You got a chance to see how these vehicles differ, and you even saw several of the key advantages that the Acura TLX has. Why stop there? Drop by and see us so you can experience the Acura TLX for yourself.
Schedule your Acura TLX test drive at Boardwalk Acura, the dealership that’s proud to help drivers from Egg Harbor, Atlantic City, and Vineland areas make the right choice.
*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.