2019 Acura TLX vs. 2019 Honda Accord
The 2019 Honda Accord and the 2019 Acura TLX are both sophisticated sedans that offer drivers an impressive array of interior features, and a comfortable and fuel efficient ride. While the Accord Touring is maxed out with features at this price point, the TLX is only at its base level, and according to Car and Driver, offers drivers more room to move up the lineup for more technology and luxurious features inside, including “desirable driver-assistance and infotainment features,”. The TLX is also a great option for drivers who love the Accord but want an all-wheel drive option for all-season driving.
When comparing the top-of-the-line Honda Accord Touring 2.0T 10AT with the entry-level TLX Standard with the V6 engine upgrade, the Honda comes in at a slightly lower price point, but the two models are comparably priced, with the TLX offering a more powerful performance as well as some interior features that you won’t find on the Accord.
- Acura TLX Standard V6 P-AWS – $36,200 MSRP*
- Honda Accord Touring 2.0T 10AT – $34,990 MSRP
The Acura TLX Standard V6 P-AWS offers drivers a better performance and more horsepower than the Honda Accord Touring 2.0T 10AT. The TLX will accelerate more quickly with a sportier, more athletic performance, which makes trickier driving situations, such as merging or passing on the highway, much easier.
- Acura TLX Standard V6 P-AWS – 290 hp
- Honda Accord Touring 2.0T 10AT – 252 hp
Both models will achieve impressive fuel economy, which means drivers can drive for longer distances with less visits to the pump. It’s a better choice for the environment and allows drivers to save more over time.
- Acura TLX V6 P-AWS – 20 city / 31 highway / 24 combined mpg**
- Honda Accord Touring 2.0T 10AT– 22 city / 32 highway / 26 combined mpg
The passenger space inside the two models are relatively equal. The Acura TLX will feature more legroom for the driver and front passenger than the Accord.
Acura TLX V6 P-AWS
- Legroom (front) 42.6 inches.
- Passenger Volume – 93.3 cubic feet
- Cargo Area – 14.3 cubic feet
Honda Accord Touring 2.0T 10AT
- Legroom (front) – 42.3 inches.
- Passenger Volume – 102.7 cubic feet
- Cargo Area – 16.7 cubic feet.
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*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or
destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and
$995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set
their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
**Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual
mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving
conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.