Fuel Economy or Acceleration
Acura having higher wear n tear costs; more sporty compact
Honda haves generally lower costs; and more roomy family vehicles.
Acura 4 cylinder has a strong transmission and motor
Honda J is legendary longevity but the trans are the major issue
*I suggest buying a TSX and throwing some mods on it, simple, and it is extremely affordable. With slightly more options when it comes to modding as well.