Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
Lane Keeping Assist
Heated Front and Rear
Most drivers already know that Acura is Honda’s luxury division, so those pondering the difference between standard and luxury sedans frequently ask us to compare the 2021 Honda Accord vs. 2021 Acura TLX. While the Acura certainly offers a level of performance and available features absent from the Honda, you’ll probably be surprised by how little divides the Accord from the TLX, especially given their respective starting prices.
If you’re struggling to choose the ideal model, simply read on to compare:
2021 Honda Accord trim levels range between:
2021 Acura TLX trim levels range between:
The Honda Accord naturally starts lower than the TLX – in fact, you’ll pay less for a fully-loaded Accord than you would for an entry-level TLX.
The Acura TLX has been designed for drivers with a focus on performance, so it provides a 272 hp, 280 lb-ft of torque 2.0L 4-cylinder as standard across all configurations for phenomenal performance. It’s also available with next-generation Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®), and you’ll make:
The Honda isn’t as powerful, but it still delivers refreshingly responsive performance for most drivers with either the 192 hp standard engine or available 252 hp turbo. It also provides higher peak efficiency scores of:
Despite the gulf between starting prices, both the Acura TLX and Honda Accord offer cutting-edge driver assistance technology as standard, including:
Further features shared by both models include:
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.
**Prices shown do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Destination charge for ILX, TLX and RLX is $965.00, NSX is $1800.00 and MDX and RDX is $995.00. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.
***Based on 2019 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.
****Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.