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Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord

In comparing the Acura TLX to the Honda Accord, the Acura TLX has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Honda Accord has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, interior volume and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Acura TLX versus the Honda Accord, the Honda Accord is a better car than the Acura TLX.

Acura TLX versus Honda Accord Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Acura TLX ranges from $25,328 to $37,990 while a used Honda Accord from the same model year range is priced between $22,998 to $32,950. For a new model, the Acura TLX's price is between $41,907 and $55,966, with the Honda Accord priced between $29,195 and $35,150.

Acura TLX versus Honda Accord Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura TLX is 8.4 out of 10 while the Honda Accord's quality rating is 9.0 out of 10. This results in the Acura TLX being ranked 7 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars and the Honda Accord being ranked 1 out of 13 Best Midsize Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Acura TLX’s base engine makes 272 horsepower, and the Honda Accord base engine makes 192 horsepower. The TLX is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 491 miles. The Accord is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 562 miles. The TLX uses premium unleaded, and the Accord uses regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are midsize cars, the Honda Accord has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Acura TLX has the advantage in the area of front leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Acura TLX and the Honda Accord have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, both the Acura TLX and the Honda Accord have the same Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2022 Honda Accord

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$41,907 - $55,966

Used Asking Price:

$25,328 - $37,990

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

51.1%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$29,195 - $35,150

Used Asking Price:

$22,998 - $32,950

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

39%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

7.2 / 10

Retained Value:

7.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.0 / 10

Reliability:

9.0 / 10

Retained Value:

8.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 29
12 / 29

iSeeCars Rankings

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Pros and Cons

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Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Base, w/Tech, w/A-SPEC, SH-AWD, SH-AWD w/Tech, SH-AWD w/A-SPEC, SH-AWD w/Advance, SH-AWD Type S, SH-AWD Type S w/HPWT

Trim Levels

LX, Sport, Sport Special Edition, EX-L, Touring

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

272 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

280 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.073 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

192 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

192 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.061 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 31 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

349 / 491 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

30 / 38 / 33

Range (city/hwy):

444 / 562 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

34.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55 inches

Cargo Space:

13.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

93.4 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Cargo Space:

16.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

105.6 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3709 lbs

Width:

75.2 inches

Height:

56.4 inches

Length:

194.6 inches

Wheelbase:

113 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3150 lbs

Width:

73.3 inches

Height:

57.1 inches

Length:

196.1 inches

Wheelbase:

111.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum alloy

Tire Size:

235/50R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

225/50R17