2019 Acura TLX vs 2019 Infiniti Q50 Comparison In this comparison, we take a closer look at midsized luxury sedans and compare the Acura TLX vs Infiniti Q50. The Acura TLX is a high-performance, luxury sedan in the midsize segment that has many modern features and sporty driveability, but how does it compare to Infiniti's best-selling Q50 sedan?
New 2019 Acura TLX Pros and Cons

Acura TLX Quick Look

Acura TLX Pros
  • Sporty exterior
  • Quiet, upscale interior
  • Generous array of standard tech & safety features
  • Comfortable, roomy front and back seating
  • Great gas mileage for car size
Acura TLX Cons
  • Upgrade to V6 engine needed to compete with the most expensive midsize luxury sedans
  • Options bundled into packages; no individual add-ons

Infiniti Q50 Quick Look

Infiniti Q50 Pros
  • Sporty exterior
  • Many standard tech and safety features
  • Great trunk space
Infiniti Q50 Cons
  • Upgrade to V6 engine needed to complete with the most expensive luxury midsize sedans
  • Interior looks older and not upscale
  • Cabin is actually rather loud
  • Infotainment system is not user-friendly
2019 Infiniti Q50 Pros and Cons

Acura TLX Vs Infiniti Q50 Specifications

Acura TLX

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Infiniti Q50

2.4L 4 Cyl or 3.5L V6
Engine2.0L 4 Cyl or 3.0L V6
206-HPHorsepower208-HP
6 yr/70,000 miPower-train Warranty6 yr/70,000 mi
192″ L x 73″ W x 57″ HVehicle Dimensions190" L x 72″ W x 57″ H
8 or 9-Speed AutomaticTransmission 7-Speed Automatic

Acura TLX Vs Infiniti Q50 Review

The new Infiniti Q50 features a turbocharged 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine with 7-speed automatic transmission that provides a fun ride. However, for the luxury midsize sedan segment an upgrade to the V6 engine is definitely needed to compete.

The Q50's last full re-design was in 2014, so the interior definitely looks dated and is not as upscale as other luxury vehicle options. The Q50 also offers many advanced safety features and standard tech, but the infotainment system is not very user friendly, especially while driving.

Finally, the interior is pretty loud, especially at high RPMs, so the Q50 doesn't have the same quiet, relaxed feel as other luxury vehicles options. Overall, the Infiniti Q50 is due for an overhaul with new engine options and updated interior design. 

Acura TLX is a roomier, more fuel-efficient, more comfortable, more upscale, and less expensive midsize luxury sedan. The Acura TLX offers a sporty 206-horsepower 4-cyclinder engine, which can also be upgraded to a powerful V6 engine to compete with the most expensive luxury midsize sedans. The TLX transmission shifts beautifully and the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) adds to an already sharp-handling car as it shifts power to different wheels to hug corners or plow through the snow. 

Acura TLX kicks the Infiniti Q50's bumper in almost every category like exterior design, interior design, performance, technology, and fuel-efficiency. Plus, you can get a new TLX for an incredible price with an Acura lease deal! Acura offers many special incentives for low-price leases with special mileage forgiveness and mileage rollover benefits. To learn more or to test drive a new TLX call us at (877) 363-2817 or send us a message in the form below. Thank you!

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Dealer not responsible for typographical errors. Pictures are for illustration purposes only. All vehicles subject to prior sales. See dealer for details. MSRP may not be price at which vehicle is sold in trade area. New car prices include applicable manufacturer incentives in lieu of special financing. Plus tax, title, license & $324.24 doc fee. Prices shown include a destination & handling charge. The destination & handling charge for ILX, TLX, RLX, RDX, and MDX is $995, $1,025, or $1,045, NSX is $1,995, and PMC editions is $1,995. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer. New vehicle MPGs are based on 2022 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 only) and other factors. See dealer for copy of limited warranty. Used car prices plus tax, title, license & $324.24 doc fee. Used car MPG claims are based on EPA estimated city and highway ratings when vehicle was new. 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 only) and other factors. The value of used vehicles varies with mileage, usage and condition. Book values should be considered estimates only.

Dealer not responsible for typographical errors. Pictures are for illustration purposes only. All vehicles subject to prior sales. See dealer for details. MSRP may not be price at which vehicle is sold in trade area. New car prices include applicable manufacturer incentives in lieu of special financing. Plus tax, title, license & $324.24 doc fee. Prices shown include a destination & handling charge. The destination & handling charge for ILX, TLX, RLX, RDX, and MDX is $995, $1,025, or $1,045, NSX is $1,995, and PMC editions is $1,995. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer. New vehicle MPGs are based on 2022 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 only) and other factors. See dealer for copy of limited warranty. Used car prices plus tax, title, license & $324.24 doc fee. Used car MPG claims are based on EPA estimated city and highway ratings when vehicle was new. 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 only) and other factors. The value of used vehicles varies with mileage, usage and condition. Book values should be considered estimates only.

***Information about crash avoidance technologies as part of the Government 5-Star safety ratings program can be found at https://www.nhtsa.gov/ratings. Rating issued for 2019 model year RDX FWD and AWD.