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

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
MSRP
$28,070
Invoice
$25,541
Average Price Paid
$25,387
3,396 listings nationwide

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2021 Acura TLX
FWD
MSRP
$37,500
Invoice
$36,554
Average Price Paid
$36,419
374 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Fair Price
$26,423
Good Price
$24,638
Great Price
$23,617
2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Fair Price
$36,891
Good Price
$36,232
Great Price
$35,855

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,243
57 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
11 GOOD deals

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2021 Acura TLX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,864

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Mary Walton’s “Car: A Drama of the American Workplace” details the development of the 1996 Ford Taurus from sketch to series production. The car was a legendary flop, a collage of comp...

2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Cherise Threewitt Test Drive Review:

Acura, the premium brand in the Honda portfolio, has released the second-generation of its midsize sport sedan, the TLX. Now on its own new platform, no longer shared with the Honda Ac...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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

2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
30
GuruP9PY5 writes:
The Honda was boring compared to the Mazda in the Mazda had a much nicer more luxurious feel to it and looked ...
William writes:
Great car, I was looking into buying a sport but the EX has a great gas mileage overall, worth the money
Guru948J24 writes:
While I like the car, and would buy it again, there are a couple of things which need improvement. After our ...
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry XSE FWD worse.
"I have a case which will not fit in any Camry but will in the Accord"
2021 Acura TLX
FWD
GuruCXBRQ writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Acura TLX V6 SH-AWD with A-Spec Package worse.
"yes"

Specs

2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 14.8 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
9.8:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.39 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard 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 --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 34.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.7 cu ft 13.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,100 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.2 in 194.6 in
Width 73.3 in 75.2 in
Height 57.1 in 56.4 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 113 in

Available Options

2020 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Champagne Frost Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
2021 Acura TLX
FWD

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