2020 Acura TLX

2020 Acura TLX

2019 Honda Accord

2020 Honda Accord*

2020 Acura TLX


2020 Honda Accord
206-hp 2.4L I-4 engine

Standard Engine

192-hp 1.5L Intercooled Turbo I-4 engine
290-hp 3.5L V6 engine

Highest Engine Upgrade

252-hp 2.0L VTEC® Turbo I-4 engine
8-speed dual clutch transmission


CVT transmission

All-Wheel Drive

Not Available

Basic Warranty

3 year/36,000 mile
6-year/70,000 mile

Powertrain Warranty

5 year/60,000 mile

2020 Acura TLX vs. 2020 Honda Accord

If you’re shopping around the Denver and Aurora area for a reliable sedan, then you may have narrowed your options to the 2020 Acura TLX or Accord. While Acura and Honda offer strong sedan options, only one of these newly updated models is right for you in terms of power, safety, and interior features. Compare the 2020 Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord to see which is right for you with the auto experts at Courtesy Acura.

TLX vs. Accord: Standard Interior Features

Drivers looking for a more connected interior with the latest technology features will love the offerings found behind the wheel of the Acura TLX. While the Honda sedan does offer some strong cabin features, the true luxury nature of the Acura TLX cannot be unmatched. These are the standard interior features for both models below:

2020 Acura TLX Standard Package

  • 3-level heated front seats
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Android Auto™
  • Jewel Eye® LED Headlights
  • Acura Premium Audio System with 7 speakers
  • Power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Active Sound Control

2020 Honda Accord Sedan LX

  • Push Button Start
  • Dual-Zone Climate Control
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • Honda Sensing®
  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®

TLX vs. Accord: Power and Performance Specs

When you compare the Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord in terms of performance, you’ll quickly see that the Acura sedan offers larger engine configuration that produces a more powerful performance over the Honda Accord. Those who opt for the Acura TLX can also take advantage of larger available engines a better suite of performance features for a sturdy and well-rounded ride. Compare the performance specs for both models below:

  • Standard Engines: The Acura TLX runs on a 2.4L I-4 engine that delivers 206 hp, which provides more power than the Honda Accord. The Accord runs on a 1.5L Intercooled turbo I-4 engine that delivers 192 hp.
  • Available Engines: The Honda Accord features an available 252-hp 2.0L VTEC® Turbo I-4 engine, but you’ll have more power with the available 290-hp 3.5L V6 engine in the Acura TLX.
  • Standard Performance Features: Acura TLX comes standard with Precision All-Wheel Steer™ technology as well as Vehicle Stability Assist™ with Traction Control and Motion Adaptive Steering. The Accord doesn’t offer these features.
  • Upgraded Performance Features: When you opt for the V6 TLX, you have the option of Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™. The Accord doesn’t have a similar AWD system.

TLX vs. Accord: Reliability and Warranty

A reliable warranty can seal the deal when shopping for your next sedan, and when you opt for the Acura TLX, you can have peace of mind for much longer thanks to its 4-year/50,000-mile basic warranty and 6-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty. While the Honda Accord is a great option, you’ll have coverage for far less than the Acura sedan as it only comes with a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a 5-year or 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Schedule a Test Drive in an Acura TLX at Courtesy Acura

Now that you’ve had a chance to compare the 2020 Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord, make your way over to Courtesy Acura, where you can get a look at our inventory of new and pre-owned TLX models for sale to meet your driving needs and match your budget. Learn more about the TLX vs. ILX, or see how it compares to other models like the INFINITI Q50, then speak with a member of our finance team to get the car buying process started. Contact us today for more information and to schedule a test drive near Highlands Ranch and Centennial!

*2019 model pictured.

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