2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Acura TLX



2021 Acura TLX


3.0L V6 Twin-Turbo

Base Engine

2.0L 4-cylinder Turbo Aluminum-Alloy
20 mpg city/29 mpg highway**


22 mpg city/31 mpg highway
400 hp


272 hp
350 lb-ft


280 lb-ft


If you’re looking for a comfortable yet elegantly powerful sedan to give your Elmhurst commute a serious upgrade, then check out the 2021 INFINITI Q50. But how does the INFINITI Q50 stack up against others in its class like the Acura TLX? Compare the TLX vs. Q50 with INFINITI of Clarendon Hills to see how the Q50 has a slight edge over the TLX. Then, feel free to visit INFINITI of Clarendon Hills online or in-person to explore our current Q50 inventory.

Acura TLX vs. INFINITI Q50: Price

When it comes to shopping for a new vehicle in the Elmhurst area, one of the first things you probably search for is price and affordability. Here is the starting price difference between the TLX vs. Q50:

  • 2021 INFINITI Q50: $36,600 MSRP*
  • 2021 Acura TLX: $37,500 MSRP

While there isn’t a major difference, the Q50 is the slightly more affordable vehicle by about $1,000. The price will vary depending on which Q50 trim you choose, but no matter which Q50 trim you choose, you can visit our finance department at INFINITI of Clarendon Hills to explore your financing options and buy with confidence.

Acura TLX vs. INFINITI Q50: Performance

When comparing the TLX vs. Q50 on performance, the battle is pretty tight. To see which of these vehicles is better equipped for your Downers Grove commute, here are the performance specs of the TLX and Q50:

2021 INFINITI Q50: 

  • 3.0L V6 Twin-Turbo base engine
  • 400 horsepower
  • 350 lb-ft of torque
  • 20 mpg city/29 mpg highway

2021 Acura TLX: 

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder Turbo Aluminum-Alloy base engine
  • 272 horsepower
  • 280 lb-ft of torque
  • 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway

Even though the TLX gets slightly better fuel economy, it simply can’t keep up with the horsepower, torque, and engine capability of the Q50.

Acura TLX vs. INFINITI Q50: Safety

The TLX and Q50 are both equipped with top-of-the-line safety features. But when comparing the TLX vs. Q50, you’ll notice that there are some safety features of the Q50 not included with the TLX. Here are some of the safety features of both vehicles:

2021 INFINITI Q50:

  • Predictive Forward Collision Warning
  • Forward Emergency Braking
  • Direct Adaptive Steering
  • Intelligent AWD
  • Lane Departure Prevention and Active Lane Control
  • Around View® Monitor with Moving Object Detection

2021 Acura TLX: 

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Traffic Jam Assist
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Monitor

When you drive the INFINITI Q50, you can drive with confidence and reassurance on the Westmont roads.

Choose the INFINITI Q50 at INFINITI of Clarendon Hills

Compare the Acura TLX vs. INFINITI Q50 for yourself when you visit INFINITI of Clarendon Hills today. Contact us to explore our inventory online or in-person, learn about the INFINITI Q50 colors, and apply for financing online to save time at the dealership.

*Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excluding destination charge, tax, title, license and options. Dealer sets the actual price.

**2021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.

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