2023 Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord

2023 Acura TLX


2023 Honda Accord

Starting MSRP

2.0L VTEC® Turbo engine

Base Engine

1.5L I-4 engine
272 hp

Standard Horsepower

192 hp
10-speed automatic

Standard Transmission

5.9 seconds

0-60 Acceleration Time

8.8 seconds


Not Available

Basic Warranty

6-year/70,000 mile

Powertrain Warranty

5-year/60,000 mile
Top Safety Pick+***

IIHS Safety Rating

Top Safety Pick+***

2023 Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord 

Ready to elevate all your Manhasset and Garden City drives with a sleek, sophisticated sedan? The Acura TLX and the Honda Accord are two popular options, each offering impressive power and performance and premium features. But you can only drive one of these luxurious yet practical vehicles home–which one will check the most boxes on your wishlist? Find out in Rallye Acura’s comparison of the 2023 Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord. 

TLX vs. Accord: Price

One of the first differences you’ll likely notice between the TLX vs. the Accord is price. While the Acura comes with a higher starting MSRP, it’s important to remember that the TLX is considered a luxury vehicle, while the Honda is not. This means that the TLX gives you enhanced performance and more opulent features at every turn. Although you’ll spend more for the Acura TLX, you’ll get more bang for your buck with a vehicle that delivers a truly luxurious driving experience on Glen Cove roads and beyond.

TLX vs. Accord: Features 

As far as amenities, the Acura TLX is equipped with a wider range of state-of-the-art comfort, safety, and tech features. Here is a breakdown of some of the highlighted features of the 2023 Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord:

Acura TLX Package Features

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

Honda Accord Sedan LX Features

  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Honda Sensing®
  • Multi-angle rearview camera
  • Push button start

TLX vs. Accord: Performance

Both the TLX and the Accord are modern sedans designed with power, efficiency, and safety in mind. In fact, both vehicles have received Top Safety Pick+ ratings from the IIHS. However, in terms of power, the Acura has a turbocharged engine and available all-wheel drive, making it the more robust and capable choice. Let’s take a closer look at the 2023 Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord performance specs:

Acura TLX FWD Specs

  • 2.0L VTEC® Turbo engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.9-second 0-60 acceleration time
  • Available Super-Handling AWD

Honda Accord 2WD Specs

  • 1.5L I-4 engine
  • CVT
  • 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque
  • 8.8-second 0-60 acceleration time

TLX vs. Accord: Warranty

Warranties protect your vehicle and your investment in it. With the Acura TLX, you’ll get a 4-year/50,000-mile Basic Warranty, which covers you longer than the Honda Accord warranty, which is only active for 3 years or 36,000 miles. Also, the Acura comes with powertrain warranty coverage for 6 years or 70,000 miles, compared to the Honda’s available 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Experience the New Acura TLX at Rallye Acura

As you can see from this 2023 Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord matchup, the Acura easily rises above the competition. But don’t just take our word for it. Come experience the exceptional TLX with a test drive around Roslyn. We offer a comprehensive selection, flexible financing options, and world-class service at every step of the car-buying process. Contact us today to set up a test drive or to request more information, and you can always continue your research online.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for cars (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,195.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models is $1,995.00. Premium Paint colors are $600 and not included. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1095.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices. Does not include $395 charge for premium colors.

***For more information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, visit https://www.iihs.org.

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