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2020 Acura TLX

2020 Acura TLX

2019 Honda Accord

2020 Honda Accord*

2020 Acura TLX vs. 2020 Honda Accord

When it comes time to find a new sedan for your Red Bank and Freehold commute, the 2020 Acura TLX and 2020 Honda Accord may be at the top of your list. Whether you’re looking for a fully loaded interior, performance specs, and a great warranty, one of these models is right for you. Find out which will take your ride to the next level as Acura of Ocean breaks down the 2020 Acura TLX vs. 2020 Honda Accord. Then find a great Acura TLX for sale at Acura of Ocean.

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

Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord: Interior Features

When you step in the interior of the Acura TLX or Accord, you’ll quickly notice the differences in design and features, not to mention the added luxury of the Acura Sedan. Here’s a breakdown of some of the interior features you’ll enjoy in both model 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®

Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord: Performance Specs

A sedan should also be high performing to keep you moving to where you need to be. Once again, the TLX lineup manages to not only offer a larger base engine but also a larger available upgrade engine over the Honda Accord trim levels. The impressive engine configurations offered in the TLX also generate a stronger performance, while Acura customers will even have access to plenty of drivetrain and vehicle assist features. Check out the 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.

Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord: Reliability and Warranty

When you take home your next sedan you’ll also want peace of mind with a reliable warranty that offers the coverage you need to protect your vehicle for years to come. That’s why Acura drivers have longer coverage for their sedan over the Honda Accord. Even if you go for standard coverage, the Acura TLX comes with a 4-year/50,000-mile basic warranty, while the Accord only offers a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty. Drivers who want to upgrade to the a powertrain warranty will find better coverage under the Acura as it comes with a 6-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty, but Accord drivers will only have a 5-year or 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Test Drive the 2020 Acura TLX at Acura of Ocean Today

After comparing the 2020 Acura TLX vs. Accord, are you ready to take home a model with incredible performance and safety features backed by a dependable warranty? Make your way over to Acura of Ocean where you can browse our inventory of new and used Acura TLX for sale to see what suits you best. Contact us today for more auto finance information and to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Asbury Park and Colts Neck!

*2019 model pictured.

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