Honda vs. Acura: Worth the Upgrade?

2017 Honda Accord vs 2017 Acura TLX
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Should You Upgrade to an Acura?

Honda manufactured cars and trucks – and before that, motorcycles and engines – for nearly 25 years before it decided to launch a luxury brand to compete in the U.S. with Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi.

Acura was born in 1986 as the first Japanese luxury car brand stateside. Three years later, Toyota and Nissan followed with their upscale Lexus and Infiniti marques. Today, Acuras are relatively rare on the roadways – just five models compose the brand’s lineup – but they still carry a reputation for luxury and refinement, as well as a larger price tag.

Is it worth the upgrade? Read ahead to find out.