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Compare Acura TLX 2 vs Volkswagen Arteon facelift

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Neoscore
62%
56%
Pros
  • Great suspension setup
  • Good AWD system
  • Good engine reliability
  • Above-average styling
  • Decent performance
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Low fuel consumption
Cons
  • Lack in power
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

I4 AWD
I4 FWD
V6 Type S
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG
2.0 TDI 150 DSG
2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 190 DSG
2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 200 DSG
2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG
Arteon R

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
382 L / 13.5 cu-ft
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG563 L / 19.9 cu-ft ~ 1557 L / 55.0 cu-ft2.0 TDI 150 DSG563 L / 19.9 cu-ft ~ 1557 L / 55.0 cu-ft2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG563 L / 19.9 cu-ft ~ 1557 L / 55.0 cu-ft2.0 TDI 190 DSG563 L / 19.9 cu-ft ~ 1557 L / 55.0 cu-ft2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG1557 L / 55.0 cu-ft2.0 TDI 200 DSG1557 L / 55.0 cu-ft2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG563 L / 19.9 cu-ft ~ 1557 L / 55.0 cu-ftArteon R563 L / 19.9 cu-ft ~ 1557 L / 55.0 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG4.0 L / 4.2 qt2.0 TDI 150 DSG4.7 L / 5.0 qt2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG4.7 L / 5.0 qt2.0 TDI 190 DSG4.7 L / 5.0 qt2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG5.5 L / 5.8 qt2.0 TDI 200 DSG5.5 L / 5.8 qt2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG5.7 L / 6.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG50.0 L / 13.2 gal2.0 TDI 150 DSG50.0 L / 13.2 gal2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG50.0 L / 13.2 gal2.0 TDI 190 DSG50.0 L / 13.2 gal2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG66.0 L / 17.4 gal2.0 TDI 200 DSG66.0 L / 17.4 gal2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG66.0 L / 17.4 galArteon R66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG577 kg / 1272 lbs2.0 TDI 150 DSG625 kg / 1378 lbs2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG635 kg / 1400 lbs2.0 TDI 190 DSG631 kg / 1391 lbs2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG631 kg / 1391 lbs2.0 TDI 200 DSG647 kg / 1426 lbs2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG614 kg / 1354 lbsArteon R587 kg / 1294 lbs

Chassis

Brakes
Electro-Servo Brakes
Brakes | Front
I4 AWDVentilated discs, 330.2 mmI4 FWDVentilated discs, 330.2 mmV6 Type SVentilated discs, 363.22 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc, 330.2 mm
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSGDisc2.0 TDI 150 DSGDisc2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSGDisc2.0 TDI 190 DSGDisc2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSGDisc2.0 TDI 200 DSGDisc2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSGDiscArteon RVentilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
I4 AWD235/50 R18, 255/40 R19I4 FWD235/50 R18, 255/40 R19V6 Type S255/35 R20
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG245/45 R18, 245/40 R192.0 TDI 150 DSG225/55 R 172.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG245/45 R182.0 TDI 190 DSG245/45 R182.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG245/45 R182.0 TDI 200 DSG245/45 R182.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG245/45 R18Arteon R245/45 R18
Turning Circle
I4 AWD12.2 m / 40.0 ftI4 FWD12.2 m / 40.0 ftV6 Type S12.3 m / 40.3 ft
11.9 m / 39.0 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
13.0 kWh (gross) | 10.4 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Body Style
4-door Sedan
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG5-door plug-in hybrid Hatchback2.0 TDI 150 DSG5-door Hatchback2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG5-door Hatchback2.0 TDI 190 DSG5-door Hatchback2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG5-door Hatchback2.0 TDI 200 DSG5-door Hatchback2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG5-door HatchbackArteon R5-door Hatchback
Platform
MQB

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
138 mm / 5.4 in
Size | Height
1433 mm / 56.4 in
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG1449 mm / 57.0 in2.0 TDI 150 DSG1460 mm / 57.5 in2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG1460 mm / 57.5 in2.0 TDI 190 DSG1460 mm / 57.5 in2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG1460 mm / 57.5 in2.0 TDI 200 DSG1460 mm / 57.5 in2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG1460 mm / 57.5 inArteon R1460 mm / 57.5 in
Size | Length
4943 mm / 194.6 in
4866 mm / 191.6 in
Size | Width
1910 mm / 75.2 in
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG1871 mm / 73.7 in | 2127 mm / 83.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.0 TDI 150 DSG1871 mm / 73.7 in2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG1871 mm / 73.7 in2.0 TDI 190 DSG1871 mm / 73.7 in2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG1871 mm / 73.7 in2.0 TDI 200 DSG1871 mm / 73.7 in2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG1871 mm / 73.7 inArteon R1871 mm / 73.7 in
Track Width | Front
1626.0 mm / 64.0 in
1587.0 mm / 62.5 in
Track Width | Rear
1641.0 mm / 64.6 in
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG1575.0 mm / 62.0 in2.0 TDI 150 DSG1576.0 mm / 62.0 in2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG1576.0 mm / 62.0 in2.0 TDI 190 DSG1576.0 mm / 62.0 in2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG1576.0 mm / 62.0 inArteon R1579.0 mm / 62.2 in
Weight
I4 AWD1781.0 kg / 3926.4 lbsI4 FWD1682.0 kg / 3708.2 lbsV6 Type S1945.0 kg / 4288.0 lbs
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG1723.0 kg / 3798.6 lbs2.0 TDI 150 DSG1575.0 kg / 3472.3 lbs2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG1665.0 kg / 3670.7 lbs2.0 TDI 190 DSG1589.0 kg / 3503.1 lbs2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG1649.0 kg / 3635.4 lbs2.0 TDI 200 DSG1573.0 kg / 3467.9 lbs2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG1656.0 kg / 3650.9 lbsArteon R1703.0 kg / 3754.5 lbs
Wheel Size
8.0J x 18, 8.5J x 19
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG8J x 18, 8J x 192.0 TDI 150 DSG7J x 172.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG8J x 182.0 TDI 190 DSG8J x 182.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG8J x 182.0 TDI 200 DSG8J x 182.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG8J x 18Arteon R8J x 18
Wheelbase
2870 mm / 113.0 in
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG2839 mm / 111.8 in2.0 TDI 150 DSG2835 mm / 111.6 in2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG2835 mm / 111.6 in2.0 TDI 190 DSG2835 mm / 111.6 in2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG2835 mm / 111.6 in2.0 TDI 200 DSG2835 mm / 111.6 in2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG2835 mm / 111.6 inArteon R2838 mm / 111.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG7.8 sec2.0 TDI 150 DSG7.8 sec2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG7.8 sec2.0 TDI 190 DSG7.8 sec2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG7.4 sec2.0 TDI 200 DSG7.9 sec2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG5.5 secArteon R4.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG7.4 sec2.0 TDI 150 DSG7.4 sec2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG7.4 sec2.0 TDI 190 DSG7.4 sec2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG7.0 sec2.0 TDI 200 DSG7.5 sec2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG5.2 secArteon R4.7 sec
CO2 Emission
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG35 g/km2.0 TDI 150 DSG108 g/km2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG126 g/km2.0 TDI 190 DSG117 g/km2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG128 ~ 134 g/km2.0 TDI 200 DSG120 ~ 125 g/km2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG163 g/kmArteon R176 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.265
Electric Range
71.0 km / 44.1 mi
Fuel Economy
I4 AWD9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (combined) | 11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)I4 FWD9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (urban) | 7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (highway)V6 Type S11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 12.4 L/100km / 19.0 MPG (urban) | 9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (highway)
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG1.5 L/100km / 156.8 MPG (combined)2.0 TDI 150 DSG4.1 L/100km / 57.4 MPG (combined) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (urban) | 3.6 L/100km / 65.3 MPG (highway)2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (combined) | 5.7 L/100km / 41.3 MPG (urban) | 4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (highway)2.0 TDI 190 DSG4.4 L/100km / 53.5 MPG (combined) | 5.2 L/100km / 45.2 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (combined) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (urban) | 4.2 L/100km / 56.0 MPG (highway)2.0 TDI 200 DSG4.6 L/100km / 51.1 MPG (combined) | 5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (urban) | 3.9 L/100km / 60.3 MPG (highway)2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG7.1 L/100km / 33.1 MPG (combined) | 9.3 L/100km / 25.3 MPG (urban) | 5.9 L/100km / 39.9 MPG (highway)Arteon R7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (combined) | 9.9 L/100km / 23.8 MPG (urban) | 6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG222.0 km/h / 137.9 mph, 140.0 km/h / 87.0 mph (EV mode)2.0 TDI 150 DSG220.0 km/h / 136.7 mph2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG233.0 km/h / 144.8 mph2.0 TDI 190 DSG237.0 km/h / 147.3 mph2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG234.0 km/h / 145.4 mph2.0 TDI 200 DSG237.0 km/h / 147.3 mph2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphArteon R270.0 km/h / 167.8 mph
Towing Capacity
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)2.0 TDI 150 DSG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)2.0 TDI 190 DSG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)2.0 TDI 200 DSG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)Arteon R750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
I4 AWDFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveI4 FWDFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel driveV6 Type SFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSGFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0 TDI 150 DSGFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSGFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive2.0 TDI 190 DSGFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSGFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive2.0 TDI 200 DSGFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSGFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveArteon RFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
I4 AWDSULEV-30I4 FWDSULEV-30V6 Type SULEV70
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSGEuro 6d-ISC-FCM2.0 TDI 150 DSGEuro 6d-ISC-FCM2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSGEURO 6d-TEMP-EVAP-ISC2.0 TDI 190 DSGEURO 6d-TEMP-EVAP-ISC2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSGEuro 6d - ISC - FCM2.0 TDI 200 DSGEuro 6d - ISC - FCM2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSGEuro 6d-ISC-FCMArteon REuro 6d-ISC-FCM
Engine
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSGDGEB2.0 TDI 150 DSGDBGA, DBGC, DCYA, DFGA2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSGDDMA, DFHA2.0 TDI 190 DSGDDMA, DFHA2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSGDTUA2.0 TDI 200 DSGDTUA2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSGDNFEArteon RDNFG
Engine | Bore
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG74.5 mm / 2.9 in2.0 TDI 150 DSG74.5 mm / 2.9 in2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG74.5 mm / 2.9 in2.0 TDI 190 DSG74.5 mm / 2.9 in2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG74.5 mm / 2.9 in2.0 TDI 200 DSG74.5 mm / 2.9 in2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG82.5 mm / 3.2 inArteon R82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Displacement
I4 AWD3.0 LI4 FWD2.0 L
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG1.4 L / 85.1 cu-in / 1395.0 cc2.0 TDI 150 DSG2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc2.0 TDI 190 DSG2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc2.0 TDI 200 DSG2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 ccArteon R2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
Engine | Power
I4 AWD272.0 hp / 202.8 kW @ 6500 rpmI4 FWD272.0 hp / 202.8 kW @ 6500 rpmV6 Type S355.0 hp / 264.7 kW @ 5500 rpm
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG156.0 hp / 116.3 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm + 115.0 hp / 85.8 kW (electric motor)2.0 TDI 150 DSG150.0 hp / 111.9 kW2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG190.0 hp / 141.7 kW2.0 TDI 190 DSG190.0 hp / 141.7 kW2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG200.0 hp / 149.1 kW2.0 TDI 200 DSG200.0 hp / 149.1 kW2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG280.0 hp / 208.8 kW @ 5100-6500 rpmArteon R320.0 hp / 238.6 kW @ 5350-6500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG111.8 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in2.0 TDI 150 DSG76.2 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG96.5 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in2.0 TDI 190 DSG96.5 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG101.6 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in2.0 TDI 200 DSG101.6 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG141.1 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-inArteon R161.3 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG80.0 mm / 3.1 in2.0 TDI 150 DSG80.0 mm / 3.1 in2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG80.0 mm / 3.1 in2.0 TDI 190 DSG80.0 mm / 3.1 in2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG80.0 mm / 3.1 in2.0 TDI 200 DSG80.0 mm / 3.1 in2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG92.8 mm / 3.7 inArteon R92.8 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
I4 AWD380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 1600-4500 rpmI4 FWD380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 1600-4500 rpmV6 Type S480 Nm / 354.0 lb-ft @ 1400-5000 rpm
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1550-3500 rpm + 330 Nm / 243.4 lb-ft2.0 TDI 150 DSG360 Nm / 265.5 lb-ft @ 1600-2750 rpm2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1900-3300 rpm2.0 TDI 190 DSG400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1900-3300 rpm2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1750-3500 rpm2.0 TDI 200 DSG400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1750-3500 rpm2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000-4900 rpmArteon R420 Nm / 309.8 lb-ft @ 2100-5350 rpm
Engine | Type
I4 AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderI4 FWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderV6 Type STurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSGTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 TDI 150 DSGTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSGTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine2.0 TDI 190 DSGTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSGTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 TDI 200 DSGTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSGTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderArteon RTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
10-speed
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG6-speed2.0 TDI 150 DSG7-speed2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG7-speed2.0 TDI 190 DSG7-speed2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG7-speed2.0 TDI 200 DSG7-speed2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG7-speedArteon R7-speed
Transmission | Type
AutomaticI4 AWDAutomatic SportShiftI4 FWDAutomatic SportShiftV6 Type SAutomatic
Automatic DSG

Production

Availability
2020 Q3I4 AWD2020I4 FWD2020V6 Type S2021
1.4 TSI eHybrid DSG20202.0 TDI 150 DSG20202.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG2020 ~ 20202.0 TDI 190 DSG2020 ~ 20202.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG20202.0 TDI 200 DSG20202.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG2020Arteon R2020
Debut
2020-05-28
2017-03
Facelift
2020-06
Made In
USA
Germany, China
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