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Acura TLX vs. Lincoln MKZ Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura TLX vs. Lincoln MKZ Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $44,700

Acura TLX V6   
Difference: $6,590

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,476

Acura TLX V6   
Difference: $5,749

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelTLXTLXMKZMKZ
TrimV6V6 A-SpecReserveBlack Label
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $36,200 $42,800 $40,010 $47,830
Base Invoice $34,374 $40,626 $37,809 $44,960
Advance Package 7,550      
AWD   2,000 1,890 1,890
Technology Package     2,495 2,495
Climate Package     595 595
Upgraded floor mats     175  
Sunroof     1,200  
3.0L V6     4,000 4,000
Advance Package 7,152      
AWD   1,895 1,786 1,777
Technology Package     2,271 2,271
Climate Package     542 542
Upgraded floor mats     160  
Sunroof     1,092  
3.0L V6     3,640 3,640
Options (change) 7,550 2,000 10,355 8,980
Options (change) 7,152 1,895 9,491 8,230
Destination 950 950 925 925
Total Price $44,700 $45,750 $51,290 $57,735
Total Invoice $42,476 $43,471 $48,225 $54,115

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura TLX vs. Lincoln MKZ

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura TLX V6 A-Spec
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,235
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,479
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelTLXTLXMKZMKZ
TrimV6V6 A-SpecReserveBlack Label
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine290hp V6290hp V6400hp V6400hp V6
TransmissionT9T9T6T6
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/30 MPG21/30 MPG17/26 MPG17/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)490, 10490, 10?, 14?, 20
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-18245/40-19245/40-19245/40-19
Total Price$44,700$45,750$51,290$57,735
Adjustments for Features0-1,200-1,505-3,730
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,700$44,550$49,785$54,005
Cost Above Minimum$150$0$0$4,220
Total Invoice$42,476$43,471$48,225$54,115
Adjustments for Features0-1,140-1,415-3,496
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,476$42,331$46,810$50,619
Cost Above Minimum$145$0$0$3,809

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Features Comparison: Acura TLX vs. Lincoln MKZ

Model Year2018201820182018
ModelTLXTLXMKZMKZ
TrimV6V6 A-SpecReserveBlack Label
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400$1400  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1100$1100
FWD$0   
AWD $1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100$100
Heated steering wheel$100 $100$100
Keyless entry keypad  $50$50
Power trunk closer  $350$350
Remote app  $25$25
Remote climate control  $25$25
Semi-automated parking system  $500$500
Sunshade, rear, power   $225
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist  $25$25
Around view cameras$500   
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150$150
Inflatable rear seat belts   $200
Knee airbag, passenger  $75$75
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200$200
Lane keeping assist$400$400  
Rearview camera $200$200$200
Rollover sensor$50$50  
Safety key  $5$5
Temporary spare tire  $150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100  
Vehicle health reports  $0$0
Wide-view rear camera$0$0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat  $40$40
Console with shifter$150$150  
Console without shifter  $150$150
Rear seat pass-through  $100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Concierge Services - 4 year subscription   $200
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0$0  
Electrically heated windshield$250   
Media drive$15$15  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200$200  
Voice control for external devices  $0$0
Wiper de-icer  $25$25
Wireless charging station$75$75  
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0  
Body kit $0  
Bodyside cladding  $350$350
Laminated front side windows  $200$200
Rear spoiler$200$200  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection  $25$25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 $75$75
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75   
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250$250
LED headlights$1000$1000 $1000
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25  
Power-folding mirrors$50 $50$50
Spotter mirror(s) $50  
Steering-linked headlights  $150$150
Xenon HID headlights  $500 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential $500  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100  
Heated second row seats$200 $200$200
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200$200
Leather door panel trim   $250
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $150$150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Synthetic suede headliner   $650
Upholstered instrument cluster hood, leather   $200
Wood trim  $300 
Wood trim, alternative type   $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical  $500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100$100  
Alloy wheels  $350$350
Machined alloy wheels$350$350  
Performance steering system (optional) $0  
Rear wheel steering$1500$1500  
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0  
Wheels, dark finish $0  
Total Value of Features$7,365$8,565$8,870$11,095
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,200$1,505$3,730
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,140-1,415-3,496

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Specifications Comparison: Acura TLX vs. Lincoln MKZ

Model Year20182018
ModelTLXMKZ
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan

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Option Package Details
Acura TLX V6

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Electrically heated windshield250No
Around view cameras300No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Remote start150Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Rear spoiler200No
Telematics service, such as OnStar200No
DVD-Audio-compatible player0No
Surround sound250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Upgraded floor mats0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
ELS, 490W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested372570%
Total Not Requested159030%

Option Package Details
Lincoln MKZ Reserve

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested230078%
Total Not Requested65022%
Climate Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Wiper de-icer25No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested60096%
Total Not Requested254%

Option Package Details
Lincoln MKZ Black Label

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested230078%
Total Not Requested65022%
Climate Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Wiper de-icer25No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested60096%
Total Not Requested254%

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