2020 Acura TLX  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#44 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#106 of all 2020 vehicles


Pictured: 2021 Acura TLX
The TLX, which Acura introduced in 2015, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The TLX provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Acura offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 Acura TLX is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2020 Acura TLX has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Acura TLX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0435% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.9643%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0435% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.9643% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Acura TLX is 9% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Acura TLX is 15% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9367Cadillac CT5Volkswagen ArteonFord MustangAcura TLXAlfa Romeo GiuliaHyundai Genesis G70Volvo S60Lincoln MKZINFINITI Q50Nissan MaximaKia StingerToyota AvalonComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Acura TLX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 67 to 93. The 2020 Acura TLX is safer than the 2020 Cadillac CT5, the 2020 Volkswagen Arteon, and the 2020 Ford Mustang and less safe than the 2020 Lincoln MKZ, the 2020 Volvo S60, the 2020 Hyundai Genesis G70, and the 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia. It is about as safe as the 2020 Toyota Avalon, the 2020 Kia Stinger, and the 2020 Nissan Maxima.

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