The 2020 Honda Accord and 2020 Acura TLX both have a lot to offer Anaheim Hills-area drivers. But when you take a closer look you’ll find that only one of these vehicles can provide the safety features, interior space, and fuel efficiency that most of today’s sedan shoppers want. This side-by-side new Honda Accord vs Acura TLX comparison from Weir Canyon Honda will help you find out which is the best new sedan for you.
Accord or TLX: Pricing
The entry-level 2020 Honda Accord LX has a starting MSRP of $24,020, compared to the $33,000 price tag of the 2020 Acura TLX. That’s a difference of $8,980, which could be a game-changer for some Yorba Linda drivers. Does the higher price mean the Acura offers more power, interior space, and safety? Not quite, as you’ll see below.
Accord or TLX: Performance & Fuel Efficiency
While the base engine of the 2020 TLX produces more horsepower than the base engine of the Accord LX, the Honda sedan can deliver more torque and better fuel efficiency. But when you factor in the lower MSRP of the Accord, the question of which is the best new sedan to choose becomes clear. Review the performance specs of the Accord vs. TLX below:
Honda Accord LX Engine & MPG Stats
- 1.5 Liter In-Line 4-Cylinder Engine with Turbocharger
- 192 hp
- 192 lb-ft of torque
- 16-Valve DOHC VTEC®
- Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Sport Mode
- 30 / 38 mpg city / highway fuel efficiency**
Acura TLX Standard Engine & MPG Stats
- 2.4-Liter Inline-4 Engine
- 206 hp
- 182 lb-ft of torque
- 16-valve DOHC i-VTEC®
- 8-Speed DCT Dual-Clutch Transmission
- 23 / 33 mpg city / highway fuel efficiency
Accord or TLX: Safety Features
All 2020 Honda Accord trim levels come equipped with the Honda Sensing® safety suite, which includes a variety of advanced safety and driver-assist features. Both sedans are built with Advanced Compatibility Engineering™, along with front, side and driver’s knee airbags. They also share a number of safety technologies, such as:
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
- Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
- Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
- Adaptive Cruise Control
However, the Honda Accord safety is further enhanced with additional Honda Sensing® features, such as Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW).
Accord or TLX: Interior Passenger & Cargo Space
Your Tustin road trip will be more comfortable when you go with the Accord sedan. While you’ll have 98.3 cubic feet of passenger space in the TLX, the 2020 Honda Accord, like the 2019 Honda Accord, offers a more spacious 105.6 cubic feet. Loading up on groceries will also be easier with the Accord since it has 16.7 cubic feet of cargo space. The Acura TLX only has 14.3 cubic feet of space in the trunk.
Test Drive the 2020 Honda Accord at Weir Canyon Honda
Roomier, more fuel-efficient, and more affordable, the Honda Accord could be the best new sedan for many Riverside drivers. We’re certain you’ll be impressed by all that a new Accord has to offer you, so check out our current Accord lease offers, and then contact us to schedule a test drive at Weir Canyon Honda today!
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**Based on 2020 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.