2021 Acura TLX vs 2021 Audi A4 Comparison

2021 Acura TLX vs 2021 Audi A4
2021 Acura TLX 2021 Audi A4
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Cargo Space
  13.5 cu. ft. 12.0 cu. ft.
Powertrain Warranty
  6 yr./70,000 mi. 4 yr./50,000 mi.

2021 Acura TLX vs 2021 Audi A4

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The Acura TLX and the Audi A4 are sporty compact sedans loaded with exceptional features, but they stand apart in exciting ways. For example, the 2021 Acura TLX introduces the line’s second generation with a complete redesign. On the other hand, the 2021 Audi A4 is part of a generation that debuted in 2017, and it has minimal updates compared to the 2020 version. What else should you know about the TLX and the A4 before you narrow down your options to a specific model?


The 2021 Acura TLX is available with two possible powertrains. Most of the trim levels have a 272-horsepower, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine. This is paired with front-wheel drive and 10-speed auto transmission. The new Type S trim level has a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that gives you 355 horsepower. The engine is paired with all-wheel drive. The 2021 Audi A4 is also available with two engine options. The primary engine is a 201-horsepower, turbo 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine. The alternative is a 45 TFSI engine that produces 261 horsepower.


Because of the Acura TLX’s complete redesign, the exterior is undeniably athletic and regal. Smooth, flowing personality lines accent its impressive dimensions through the sides and hood. The premium LED headlights perfectly complement the starburst-style, pentagon-shaped grille. On the other hand, the 2021 Audi A4 had a more upright stance with the same profile and contouring last year. The wedge-shaped LED headlights to have a segmented light bar running across them. The hexagonal grille has the same shape that spans across most of the nose, and geometric air vents flank it.


The Acura TLX for 2021 is impressively outfitted with standard features like a 10.2-inch infotainment system screen, a wireless hotspot, a keyless ignition, a satellite radio, and a sunroof. It adds heated rear seats at higher trim levels, a surround-view camera system, a heads-up display screen, and more. In comparison, the 2021 Audi A4’s base features are wired smart device integration, a 10.1-inch display screen, leather material, and an auto-dimming rear mirror. Higher-level trims give you rear USB ports, a heads-up display screen, and more safety features.

The Acura of Jackson sales reps are standing by to answer all of your questions about the next-generation TLX. To take a closer look at the many updates that have been made to this premium sedan, contact the sales office today to schedule a showroom tour.