2018 Mazda6 Signature vs 2018 Acura TLX

2018 Mazda6 in red vs 2018 Acura TLX in white

Mazda has a reputation for designing premium, upscale vehicles for incredibly low prices, bringing first-class driving experiences to budget-minded car shoppers. The 2018 Mazda6 is no exception to this rule, especially the newly available Signature trim. See how the 2018 Mazda6 Signature compares to the luxury 2018 Acura TLX with the comparison chart below. 

The Mazda6 Signature and Acura TLX both start out below $34,000, but due to the Mazda6 Signature's robust standard feature offerings, it is slightly more expensive than the TLX. The Mazda6 Signature's standard engine is more powerful than the TLX's, but the TLX's available V6 offers the most power. Mazda6 Signature occupants will benefit from three cubic feet more of interior passenger space than the TLX, as well as a larger trunk. The Mazda6 Signature also boasts several standard features not offered as standard equipment on the TLX, including a heated steering wheel. 

2018 Mazda6 Signature


2018 Acura TLX

$34,750 Starting MSRP $33,000


250 Horsepower & 31 Highway MPG

Powertrain Specs

2.4L I-4 or 3.5L V6

206-290 Horsepower & 33/32 Highway MPG

99.7 cubic feet &

14.7 cubic feet

Passenger & Cargo Volume

93.3 cubic feet &

14.3 cubic feet

Standard Heated Steering Wheel Package Upgrade Required

Mazda6 Signature Standard Features

Since the Mazda6 Signature is the top-of-the-line trim level option in the 2018 Mazda6 model lineup, it provides the most premium and upscale driving experience that the mid-size sedan can offer. Check out some of the Mazda6 Signature’s highlighted standard features below:

  • Leather-wrapped heating steering wheel with paddle shifters
  • Nappa leather-trimmed sport seats
  • Sen Wood door and dashboard trim inserts
  • Ultrasuede® door and dashboard trim inserts
  • 360-Degree View Monitor
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors

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