Acura CL vs Honda Accord Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2003 Acura CL
3.2 FWD
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2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
MSRP
$31,290
Invoice
$29,337
Average Price Paid
$31,290
309 listings nationwide

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2003 Acura CL
3.2 FWD
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2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2003 Acura CL
3.2 FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,897
5 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,624
34 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2003 Acura CL
3.2 FWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

For the 2021 model year, Honda is taking the Accord in a more elevated direction. The company has refined the Accord’s features list, added a trim level, and priced it right to compete...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2003 Acura CL
3.2 FWD
Dee writes:
Good car
375
HBreck writes:
I have owned all 4 of these cars (as well as a '91 Civic DX, an '88 Prelude Si, and an '02 CL type S). This ...
GuruYNRNS writes:
Great
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Guru9DHM2K writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Kia Cadenza Limited better.
"It looks qualityl"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Kia Cadenza Limited better.
"It is better appointed and more powerful."

Specs

2003 Acura CL
3.2 FWD
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal 14.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
225 hp @ 5,600 RPM
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
216 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10.3:1
Displacement
3,200 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 33 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.6 cu ft 16.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,078 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192 in 196.1 in
Width 69.2 in 73.3 in
Height 53.3 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 106.9 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2003 Acura CL
3.2 FWD
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic

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