2018 Acura TLX vs 2018 BMW 5 Series



The luxury midsize sedan is a versatile vehicle that's perfect for everyone from the single commuter to a busy, on-the-go family. With plenty of passenger space, lots of luxurious comforts, and an easy-to-maneuver body size, this category of cars has so much to offer. Two great options in the luxury midsize car class are the Acura TLX and the BMW 5 Series, but how do you know which is the right choice for your unique lifestyle needs?

To help you determine which car is right for your commutes around Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, and Aliso Viejo, our team at Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo has put together this comparison of the 2018 Acura TLX vs BMW 5 Series. Please contact us for more information.

Overview: Acura TLX vs BMW 5 Series

Both of these vehicles are available in several trim levels and with more than one engine option, so you can customize your ride to meet your needs and preferences. No matter which engine you choose, both vehicles come standard with a smooth 8-speed automatic transmission with sporty paddle shifters on the steering wheel, so you can manually control shifts when you want to, and the Acura TLX also has the option to choose a 9-speed automatic transmission.

Both vehicles also come standard with manually selectable driving modes, so the vehicle can adjust the suspension and steering for your ideal drive. The Acura offers 4 modes: Normal, Economy, Sport, and Sport+. In the BMW, you can choose from 3 options: Eco Pro, Comfort, and Sport.

Interior Comforts: TLX vs 5 Series Sedan

Inside both the Acura TLX and the BMW 5 Series, you'll find seating for 5 on standard leatherette upholstery. The drivers' seats are power adjustable for comfort, and in the Acura, you'll get standard heated front seats. The TLX also offers the ability to upgrade to front sport seats and a sport steering wheel. In either vehicle, you can add comfort features such as heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, and genuine leather upholstery.

Both vehicles offer generous seating space for all passengers, with 42.6 inches of front legroom in the Acura TLX, and 41.4 inches in the 5 Series. The rear seats of both cars are split-folding, so you can make room for longer cargo items.

Stay Connected & Entertained

 The TLX and the 5 Series both come with plenty of modern technology features to add convenience and entertainment to your commutes. This includes an infotainment system with a large dashboard display screen, and in the Acura TLX, you'll also get a driver information display behind the steering wheel. Both systems come with a rearview camera, and adaptive cruise control, and the TLX also comes with automatic emergency braking, lane keep assist, and lane departure warning to keep you safe.

2018 Acura TLX vs BMW 5 Series

Our team at Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo thinks that drivers from Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, and Aliso Viejo will appreciate the TLX's plentiful tech features and comfortable interior space. Contact us today to schedule a test drive of this wonderful midsize sedan!

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