Red BMW 3 Series

BMW 3 Series*

Silver Acura TLX

Acura TLX*

2020 BMW 3 Series vs. 2020 Acura TLX

255-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)


206-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (premium)
30 mpg

Combined MPG

27 MPG
17.0 cubic feet

Max Luggage Volume

14.3 cubic feet



Blind Spot Monitoring System

144 months/unlimited miles

Corrosion Warranty

60 months/unlimited miles


If you are in the market for a sleek and sophisticated luxury sedan, chances are that you have come across the 2020 BMW 3 Series and the Acura TLX. In our Acura vs. BMW comparison, East Bay BMW pits the Acura TLX vs. BMW 3 Series to help San Francisco drivers determine which sedan is more deserving of a place on your driveway.

Acura vs. BMW: Power and Performance

If you are looking for the sedan that delivers the most power, it’s the BMW 3 Series. The new 2020 3 Series is equipped with a 2.0L I-4 engine that delivers 255 hp. The Acura TLX features a 2.4L I-4 engine, but it falls a bit short in terms of power, generating just 206 hp.

Acura TLX vs. BMW 3 Series: Entertainment and Convenience Features

Both the BMW 3 Series and the Acura TLX have a lot to offer San Jose drivers when it comes to entertainment amenities and convenience features. Each sedan is well-equipped with Bluetooth® compatibility, a primary monitor touchscreen, and an aux port. However, the BMW 3 Series comes standard with several features that are not standard with its competitor from Acura.

  • Navigation system with voice activation
  • 10-speaker sound system
  • 3 12-Volt DC Power Outlets

If you need ample space for cargo, you will also want to opt for the 3 Series from BMW. The BMW sedan has a max luggage volume of 17.0 cubic feet, but the Acura TLX only gives Dublin drivers a maximum of 14.3 cubic feet of space for luggage.

Acura vs. BMW: Warranty Coverage

Both the Acura TLX and the BMW 3 Series and the BMW 3 Series provide added peace of mind with 48 months or 50,000 miles of bumper-to-bumper warranty coverage and roadside assistance. The BMW 3 Series warranty goes a bit further with its corrosion coverage. San Ramon drivers get 144 months/unlimited miles of corrosion coverage while the TLX only offers 60 months/unlimited miles of coverage.

Experience the BMW 3 Series at East Bay BMW Today

Now that you have compared the 2020 Acura TLX vs. BMW 3 Series, we’re sure that you will want to further explore the sedan from BMW. You will find the BMW 3 Series for sale right here at East Bay BMW, in addition to rotating 3 Series lease deals. Stop by today to set up your test drive in Pleasanton. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. In the meantime, you can compare the BMW 3 Series to other popular models like the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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