2023 Lexus IS vs. 2023 Acura TLX

2023 Lexus IS

vs 2023 Acura TLX in Mobile, AL

Ride into the future with the new 2023 Lexus IS and feel the rush of a brand-new journey with each mile. This spectacular sedan is ready to perform with exceptional power and luxurious comfort. You will not want to miss what the Lexus IS has to offer, starting with its available eight-speed Sport Direct-Shift automatic transmission with paddle shifters and standard rear-wheel drive. And with comfort and style in mind, you will enjoy the Lexus IS model’s available F SPORT bolstered heated and ventilated front seats, which combine luxurious style with convenience. Also, entertaining your inner pop star and your passengers with your favorite tunes or podcasts just got a whole lot easier with this model’s standard Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™ and Alexa1 compatibility. The new 2023 Lexus IS has what it takes to be iconic. Drive an icon today.

Are you also considering the new 2023 Acura TLX? Check out our table below and see what makes the new 2023 Lexus IS outshine its rival.

2023 Lexus IS
2023 Lexus IS
2023 Acura TLX

Maximum Available Horsepower



Available Torque

395 pound-feet4

354 pound-feet

Best Available EPA-Estimated Fuel Efficiency (City/Highway)

21/31 mpg5

22/31 mpg6

Standard LED Headlamps

Available Power Tilt-and-Slide Moonroof

Available Intuitive Parking Assist with Auto Braking7

Available ECO, Normal, Sport S, Sport S+ and Custom Drive Modes

As we predicted, the new 2023 Acura TLX fails in comparison to the new 2023 Lexus IS model’s performance and versatility. With a maximum available horsepower of 472,2 the Lexus IS dominates its rival with proven strength. But when you add in the available 395 pound-feet of torque to the equation,4 the Lexus IS quickly transforms into a powerhouse performer capable of tremendous speed. The Lexus IS and the Acura TLX share some similar qualities, such as their best available EPA-estimated city and highway mpg ratings, available LED headlamps and available power tilt-and-slide moonroofs. The Acura TLX is a worthy competitor, but the Lexus IS continues to dominate the market by offering more from its performance with available ECO, Normal, Sport S, Sport S+ and custom drive modes and driver assist features like  available intuitive parking assist with auto braking.7 The Acura TLX just doesn’t come close to winning this round. It’s clear that the new 2023 Lexus IS will have you reaching for new heights with its exquisite features and undeniable performance, making it the true winner in this matchup.

Stop by our dealership today and experience this unstoppable vehicle for yourself.

If you’re interested in becoming the proud owner of a new 2023 Lexus IS, give us a call, or stop by our dealership at 3024 Government Blvd, Mobile, AL 36606 for a test drive today. We look forward to serving our customers from the Gulf Coast, Daphne and Spanish Fort.

1To use Android Auto on your car display, you need a compatible Android smartphone with an active data plan. You can check which smartphones are compatible at g.co/androidauto/requirements. Operability depends on network availability, a cellular connection and GPS signal. Services subject to change at any time without notice. Data charges may apply. To learn more, go to https://lexusconnectedtechnologysupport.com/lexus/home. To learn more about Lexus’ connected services data collection, use, sharing and retention practices, please visit https://www.lexus.com/privacy. Android and Android Auto are trademarks of Google LLC.

2Ratings achieved using required premium unleaded gasoline w/ an octane rating of 91 or higher. If premium fuel is not used, performance will decrease.

3Type S Horsepower @ 5500 rpm SAE net

4Ratings achieved using required premium unleaded gasoline w/ an octane rating of 91 or higher. If premium fuel is not used, performance will decrease.

5Projected EPA-estimated MPG ratings determined by manufacturer. EPA estimates not available at time of publishing. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov. As of 1/6/2023.

6Based on 2023 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. As of 1/6/2023.

7Intuitive Parking Assist (IPA) may warn drivers of collisions with certain objects when traveling at low speeds. Drivers should visually confirm clearance during use. See Owner’s Manual for limitations.