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2014 Acura TL
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,829
8 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,096

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2014 Acura TL
FWD
Rob Feeman Preview:

As it awaits a next-generation makeover tentatively scheduled for 2015, as well as a rumored name change to the TLX, the Acura TL midsize luxury sedan remains unchanged for 2014. Altho...

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No Expert Reviews

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

2014 Acura TL
FWD
40
Angel writes:
Great tuning potential
Michael writes:
Really enjoy it
Back Seats Ranked 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class worse.
"Alittle more leg room"
Value Ranked 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class worse.
"The price"
Guru85RW3 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2014 BMW 5 Series better.
"good"
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2014 Acura TL
FWD
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,200 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
10.6:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 3 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.5 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 985 lbs
Exterior
Length 194 in 182.7 in
Width 74 in 70.9 in
Height 57.2 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2014 Acura TL
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Silver Moon
  • Still Night Pearl
2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD

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