Does the 2016 BMW 3 Series Horsepower Offer the Engine Might You Need?

May 2nd, 2016 by

2016 Acura TLXAre you in the market for a luxury sedan? Among the various features you’re looking for as you contemplate your purchase, engine power is likely near the top of the list.

Taking the helm of a high-end vehicle and hearing its engine growl can be a heady, exhilarating experience. As you’ve been searching for that roar and rush you’re craving, you’ve likely wondered whether the 2016 BMW 3 Series horsepower will deliver the thrill you want.

Is the muscle you’re looking for to be found in the 3 Series? Or will a rival vehicle like the 2016 Acura TLX do a better job of revving up your mojo?

Keep reading as we explore the engine offerings of these two luxury sedans and reveal which one has more ponies galloping beneath the hood.

Engine Oomph

In terms of engine power, the Acura TLX deftly defeats the BMW 3 Series.

Two engine choices are found in the TLX models. Its 2.4L direct injection DOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine generates 206 hp and 290 lb-ft of torque. The 3.5L SOHC i-VTEC V6 engine produces 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque.

In contrast, the 2.0L TwinPower turbo Inline 4-cylinder engine found in the 3 Series models delivers just 180 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque onboard the 320i Sedan and 320i xDrive Sedan trim levels and produces just 240 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque in the premium 328i Sedan trim.

The TLX models further offer various performance-boosting features, including:

  • Standard Motion-Adaptive Electronic Power Steering system
  • Standard Precision All-Wheel Steer
  • Standard Integrated Dynamic System
  • Standard Agile Handling Assist
  • State-of-the-art TLX braking system
  • Rigid, lightweight body structure
  • Available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive

Take a Closer Look

Consumers can further explore the 2016 Acura TLX in person at a Michigan Acura Dealer near you. A member of our team will be available to go over the various features and options for the TLX, answer any questions you may have, and then get the keys in your hand and get you behind the wheel for a test drive.

Posted in 2016 Acura Models, TLX