Lexus vs. Acura: Battle of the Brands in 2017

Lexus ES
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Luxury Midsize Cars

Winner: Lexus (Details Below)

Again, Lexus edges out Acura for the win in this segment with its two luxury midsize cars placing just ahead of the Acura TLX in our rankings. The 2017 Lexus GS was singled out by testers for its sporty performance, long list of standard features, and excellent safety and reliability scores.

The 2017 Lexus ES sits in the middle of the rankings; it’s a fine car, but it doesn’t measure up to the luxury and performance of German competitors.

The 2017 Acura TLX is ranked just below the ES. Its low price, and excellent safety and reliability scores, landed it on the finalists’ list for 2017 Best Luxury Midsize Car for the Money, but the weak base engine and lack of cargo space worked against it. 

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