2018 Acura TLX vs. 2018 Buick LaCrosse

2018 Acura TLX

2018 Acura TLX

2018 Buick LaCrosse

2018 Buick LaCrosse




The 2018 Acura TLX and the 2018 Buick LaCrosse both serve Providence drivers well, especially when it comes to luxury appointments and high performance. In comparison, the TLX:

  • Produces 12 more hp from its introductory engine
  • Offers the AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety systems
  • Promises technologies like the On Demand Multi-Use Display with an 8-inch touchscreen, wireless charging, and more

Higher Performance Standards

The 2018 Buick LaCrosse is considered a large sedan, while the 2018 Acura TLX is sportier in nature. This shines through in the TLX’s performance capabilities.

  • Efficiency: The 3.5L V6 engine on the Acura TLX reaches an EPA-estimated 32 mpg highway, whereas the LaCrosse’s 3.6L V6 manages just 30 mpg highway*.
  • Performance features: The TLX offers performance-oriented features such as Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®), Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS®), integrated driving dynamics, and more.
  • Introductory power: The TLX’s introductory 2.4L inline-four makes 206 hp, as compared with 194 hp from the LaCrosse’s 2.5L four-cylinder mild hybrid setup.

Stellar Features


The following features come standard on the 2018 Acura TLX, but they cost more or are unavailable on the introductory 2018 Buick LaCrosse:

  • Power moonroof
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Speed-sensing interval wipers
  • Heated front seats
  • Satellite radio
  • LED headlights
  • Remote trunk release

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*Based on 2018 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 models only) and other factors.

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