The 2020 Lexus IS Going Head-to-Head with the 2020 Acura TLX

Luxury models offer a strong competition between each other, and our team wants to help you get into one that is perfect for the needs of your life. The 2020 Lexus IS is a top option in its class, having all the features that you might be looking for to excite your normally mundane commute and errands. There is more than just excitement in the 2020 Lexus IS, and our team wants to help you see that.

A strong competitor for the 2020 Lexus IS is the 2020 Acura TLX. This is one model that can offer the same variety of features and options that you could be looking for. The 2020 Acura TLX might put up a strong fight, but does it come out on top? We want to show you the direct comparison so that you can decide on your own.

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2020 Lexus IS vs 2020 Acura TLX

  • You will get more power from the base engine of the 2020 Lexus IS than you will from the 2020 Acura TLX.
  • The 2020 Acura TLX comes equipped with front-wheel drive while the 2020 Acura TLX comes with rear-wheel drive.
  • There are engine upgrades for both models, but the 2020 Lexus IS upgrades to an engine that is more powerful than the upgrade of the 2020 Acura TLX.
  • You can equip a six- or eight-speed automatic transmission on the 2020 Lexus IS while the choice for the 2020 Acura TLX is between an eight- or nine-speed automatic transmission.
  • You get similar headroom in both models.

  • You'll get more legroom in the front seats of the 2020 Lexus IS than you do for the 2020 Acura TLX.
  • The infotainment system of the 2020 Lexus IS is controlled by the Lexus Enform App Suite while the 2020 Acura TLX is controlled by its On Demand Multi-Use Display 2.0 system.
  • You can equip an Illuminated Entry System on the 2020 Lexus IS while you cannot equip a similar feature on the 2020 Acura TLX.
  • Each cabin is more comfortable with features like heated and ventilated seats available in each model.
  • You can choose all-wheel drive on each of these models for better traction and control.