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Honda Accord vs. Acura TLX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Honda Accord vs. Acura TLX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,805

Honda Accord Touring   
Difference: $7,945

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,810

Honda Accord Touring   
Difference: $8,766

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720182018
ModelAccordTLXTLX
TrimTouringV6V6 A-Spec
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $34,930 $36,200 $42,800
Base Invoice $31,935 $34,374 $40,626
Advance Package   7,550  
Advance Package   7,152  
Options (change) 0 7,550 0
Options (change) 0 7,152 0
Destination 875 950 950
Total Price $35,805 $44,700 $43,750
Total Invoice $32,810 $42,476 $41,576

The configured Honda Accord 4dr Sedan has a 278-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The configured Acura TLX 4dr Sedan has a 290-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Honda Accord and Acura TLX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda Accord Touring trim is $34,930. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $35,805.

The base sticker price of the Acura TLX V6 trim is $36,200. The features would cost an additional $7,550. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $44,700.

The base sticker price of the Acura TLX V6 A-Spec trim is $42,800. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $43,750.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Accord trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Acura TLX trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Acura TLX V6 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Honda Accord 4dr Sedan has a 278-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The configured Acura TLX 4dr Sedan has a 290-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Honda Accord and Acura TLX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda Accord Touring trim is $31,935. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $32,810.

The invoice of the Acura TLX V6 trim is $34,374. The features would cost an additional $7,152. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $42,476.

The invoice of the Acura TLX V6 A-Spec trim is $40,626. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $41,576.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Accord trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Acura TLX trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Acura TLX V6 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Accord vs. Acura TLX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Accord Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,120
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,129
Model Year201720182018
ModelAccordTLXTLX
TrimTouringV6V6 A-Spec
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine278hp V6290hp V6290hp V6
TransmissionA6T9T9
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/33 MPG20/32 MPG20/32 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)360, 7490, 10490, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/40-19225/50-18245/40-19
Total Price$35,805$44,700$43,750
Adjustments for Features0-4,775-3,775
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,805$39,925$39,975
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$50
Total Invoice$32,810$42,476$41,576
Adjustments for Features0-4,537-3,587
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,810$37,939$37,989
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$50

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Features Comparison: Honda Accord vs. Acura TLX

Model Year201720182018
ModelAccordTLXTLX
TrimTouringV6V6 A-Spec
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000  
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400$1400
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000
Heated steering wheel $100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Around view cameras $500 
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300  
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Knee airbag, driver $100$100
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100
Rearview camera$200 $200
Temporary spare tire$150  
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Wide-view rear camera $0$0
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-Audio-compatible player $0$0
Electrically heated windshield $250 
Surround sound $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Traffic information$25  
Wireless charging station $75$75
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)  $0
Body kit  $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75 
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25
Power-folding mirrors $50 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 $50
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300$300
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Heated second row seats$200$200 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Upgraded floor mats $0$0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Machined alloy wheels $350$350
Performance steering system (optional)  $0
Rear wheel steering $1500$1500
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Wheels, dark finish  $0
Total Value of Features$3,050$7,825$6,825
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$4,775$3,775
Value of Feature Adjustments0-4,537-3,587

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Accord vs. Acura TLX

Model Year20172018
ModelAccordTLX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase109.3 in109.3 in
Length192.5 in191.7 in
Width72.8 in73.0 in
Height57.7 in57.0 in
Curb Weight3,543 lb.3,616 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal.17.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in37.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.6 in57.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.6 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.5 in42.6 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in36.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.7 in54.9 in
Row 2 Legroom38.5 in34.5 in
Cargo Volume15.8 ft314.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura TLX V6

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Electrically heated windshield250No
Around view cameras300No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Remote start150Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Fog lights125Yes
Rear spoiler200Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
DVD-Audio-compatible player0No
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Upgraded floor mats0No
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
ELS, 490W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested294053%
Total Not Requested257547%

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