Comparison - Acura TLX Technology Package 2018 - vs - Volvo S60 T5 Inscription 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
39,900
Updated: 
05 Jun 2018
36,950
Updated: 
13 Aug 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.20gals
17.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Bellanova White Pearl
#FFFFFF
Crystal Black Pearl
#0B0B0B
Modern Steel Metallic
#737374
San Marino Red
#8A1320
Still Night Blue Pearl
#0B125D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Acura likes to tout tech as the selling point of its models, so the TLX offers front-wheel drive with rear-wheel steering or torque-vectoring all-wheel drive to enhance its agility. The base powertrain is a 206-hp 2.4-liter inline-four with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic while a 290-hp 3.5-liter V-6 with a nine-speed automatic is optional. The TLX has LED headlamps and electronic driving assistants such as road-departure mitigation, collision-mitigation braking, and lane-keeping assist.

Pros
Improved performance,
if only just;
plentiful standard equipment;
roomy,well-appointed interior.

Cons
Slow-witted transmission,
still not rear-wheel drive,
A-Spec diminishes the value proposition.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 Acura TLX ranked #11 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Acura TLX has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 44 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Generous list of standard features
Below-average starting price for its class
Updated infotainment system is

Cons
Underwhelming base engine
Below-average cargo space

By: 
usnews.com

Other than the shuffling of some minor trim items, the 2018 Volvo S60 carries over unchanged.

PROS
Good balance between a comfortable ride quality and sporty handling
Excellent safety scores and available advanced safety features
Available extended-wheelbase model offers extra legroom

CONS
Fuel economy for high-performance engine might not live up to expectations
Standard-wheelbase sedan has less rear legroom than competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Volvo S60 is a pleasant car, but rivals and even the rest of Volvo’s lineup have left it in the dust.

Pros
Great safety scores
Broad lineup
Strong acceleration
Exceptionally comfortable seats
High-buck feel inside

Cons
Bland, dated styling
Old-school infotainment
Even at its best, not all that fun
Light on personality versus Volvo’s latest

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
36.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
267ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 200rpm
240hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
39.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Sun Sensor
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
190.70in
185.60in
Width: 
73.00in
77.00in
Height: 
57.00in
58.30in
Ground Clearance: 
5.90in
5.90in
Wheel Base: 
109.30in
112.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.20
38.60
Rear Head Room: 
36.70
37.40
Front Leg Room: 
42.60in
41.90in
Rear leg room: 
34.50in
36.90in
Front Hip Room: 
55.30in
54.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.50in
57.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.90in
53.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.40in
55.20in

Weights and capacites

Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.30cu.ft
12.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3640.00lbs
3703.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Sun Sensor
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
8 Total Speakers
Adjustable Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
160 Watts Stereo Output
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
Radio Data System

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5
18 X 8.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
All Season Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
no
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Emergency Braking Preparation
Rear Folding Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) Package
Climate Package
Technology Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
19" X 8.0" Portia Diamond Cut Silver Wheels
Interior Options: 
Heated Front Seats & Heated Steering Wheel

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Red
#B81A25
Ebony
#221E1F