Acura or Audi: Only 1 in 17 People Can Correctly Identify the Make of These Vehicles! Can You?

By: Kennita Leon
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About This Quiz

Don't you guys just love the automotive brand battles? Well, we have another one for you today! Acura and Audi may begin with the same letter and cater to a much more luxurious clientele, but that's as far as their similarities go. Have you been paying enough attention to their designs and special features to differentiate the two? Let's find out in this quiz. 

Acura is relatively young, as far as vehicular companies go, and is a Japanese brand that is owned by Honda. But with just over 30 years under its belt, it has managed to sell hundreds of thousands of vehicles in the US alone within the past three years. 

Audi, although it may not seem that way, is three times as old as Acura. The German auto brand is synonymous with luxury, not just in its home country, but also all over the world. It is a member of the Volkswagen Group, has its headquarters in Ingolstadt and has put out over 2 million units thus far. 

So, if you think you've got what it takes to ace this quiz, what are you waiting for? C'mon and show these people (and us) that you know the difference between Audi's and Acura's vehicles! 

Introduced as a four-door sedan in 1968, the Audi 100 was Audi's largest car in production at the time. It was named for its power output.

Manufactured and assembled in Hungary, the Audi TT has been in production since 1998 as a sports coupe.

Succeeding the Honda Quint, the Acura Integra, or Honda Integra as it is known in some markets, was first manufactured in 1985.

A mid-size luxury car, the Acura TL, sold under the Honda Inspire nameplate in Japan, was Acura's best-selling luxury sedan and ranked close to the BMW 3 series.

The first Acura to be manufactured within the United States, the Acura CL's design was based on the Honda Accord and was considered a coupe version of the Acura TL.

A turbocharged station wagon, the 1983 to 1987 models of the Audi 5000 were recalled due to a fault in acceleration, which caused more than 500 accidents.

Launched at the 2013 North American International Auto Show, the 2014 Acura MDX was designed with a lighter body and front-wheel drive. The MDX was the first three-row crossover.

Sold under the Audi 80 nameplate internationally, the Audi Fox is a compact executive car available for purchase as a sedan or station wagon.

The Acura GS-R hatchback was introduced in 1992 as a model of the Acura Integra. The GS-R featured a five-speed manual transmission and alloy wheels.

First showcased at the 2008 Beijing Auto Show, the Audi Q5 is a series of compact luxury crossover SUVs.

A two-door sub-compact car, the Acura Integra LS Sport coupe featured a front-wheel drive with a five-speed manual transmission.

Designed by Gary Telaak in 2000, the Audi A3 went into production in 2004 as a five-door "Sportback" model.

Available with a front and all-wheel drive, the Audi A8 has been in production since 1994 and is the successor of the Audi V8.

Manufactured since 2014 in Guangzhou, China, the Acura TLX, a mid-size luxury sedan, was first introduced as a prototype replacement to the TL and TSX models.

Sold under the Honda DC5 nameplate on some markets, the Acura RSX, introduced in 2001, was the final generation of the Integra sports coupes.

Known internally as the Audi 80(B3), the Audi Cabriolet was an upgrade of the Audi 80 sedan introduced since 1966.

Introduced and marketed in the United States and Canada in 2003, the Acura TSX is an entry-level luxury sedan which replaced the Integra.

The Audi A4 was first manufactured in 1994 as a compact executive car. It is currently in its fifth generation.

Initially called the Acura MSX, the Acura ZDX was first showcased at the New York International Auto Show in 2009.

A special edition of the luxurious and sporty Audi S5 was offered in 2012 with 19" titanium wheels, black sports seats and a "Daytona Gray" painted body; only 125 cars were produced.

Acura's first gas-electric hybrid, the Acura ILX is a subcompact executive car designed based on the ninth-generation of the Honda Civic.

Preceding the Acura MDX, the Acura SLX was, in fact, an upgraded version of the Trooper sold by Isuzu. The SLX was sold only in the United States.

Also marketed as the Honda NSX, the Acura NSX, a two-door sports car, was first introduced in 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show. It was the first car to have an all-aluminum body.

Manufactured by Audi's sports subsidiary group, Audi Sports GmbH, the Audi R8 is a two-seater sports car designed on a Lamborghini platform.

First showcased at the 1980 Geneva Motor Show, the Audi Quattro was introduced as a two-door rally car.

Introduced in North America in 1987, the Acura Legend was the first vehicle to be manufactured by Honda with a V-6 engine.

The successor of the Audi R15 TDI, the Audi R18 is a Le Mans Prototype race car. The car makes use of a turbo-charged diesel engine.

Short-lived in North America from 1991 to 1994, the Acura Vigor served as Honda's flagship until it was replaced by the Acura TL.

Designed based on the regular A3 Sportback, but with a lower horsepower, the Audi A3 Sportback G-Tron is fuelled by compressed natural gas.

An executive car, the Acura RLX was introduced as a concept in 2012 at the New York International Auto Show. It makes use of Honda's SH-AWD (super handling all-wheel drive).

The two-door, five-speed transmission Audi 4000 5+5 was an upgraded model of the Audi 4000 introduced in 1980 to replace the Audi Fox.

The second generation of the Acura NSX produced in 2016 debuted as a concept in 2012 at the North American International Auto Show.

Designed specifically for sports car racing, the Audi R10 TDI was unveiled in 205 and remained the winning car at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for consecutive years.

Replacing the Acura MDX as the entry-level crossover, the Acura RDX was Acura's first compact luxury crossover SUV.

Based on the Audi C3 100 Avant, the Audi Duo was first showcased in 1989 at the Frankfurt Motor Show as an electric hybrid concept car.

The "secret car" of 1985, the Audi Coupe GT was considered the "King of Sports Coupes" after its release and was highly praised for its suspension and interior.

Designed based on the B8 Audi A4 Avant, the Audi RS4 Avant Quattro was unveiled in 2012 at the Geneva Motor Show.

Built for racing, the Acura TLX-GT packs a V6 turbo engine and produces an output of 600hp. It shares the body design as the Acura TLX.

Audi All-road Quattro is a nameplate used for marketing Audi variants with semi-off-road capabilities. These station wagon variants are built with wider tracks and adjustable air suspensions.

The Acura RLX Sport Hybrid was not only built with Honda's SH-AWD but also with a twin motor unit which allows the hybrid car to offer four-wheel drive from two electric motors.

A mid-size luxury car designed by Stefan Sielaff, the Audi A7 has been in production since 2010; it features a "Sportback" body.

Audi's supermini, the Audi A1 was launched in 2010 at the Geneva Motor Show and is manufactured in Belgium.

Developed by Acura's race engineering team from Japan, the Acura NSX GT3 is a modified race car version of the Acura NSX. The car was built for GT3 racing.

Audi's first step in the luxury, coupe market, the Audi A5 is a series of executive cars that have been manufactured since 2007.

Owing some of its design specifications to the Lexus LS400, the Acura 3.5RL was introduced in 2002 and offered drivers more horsepower than previous models.

Available as a sedan or wagon, the Audi A6 produced since 1994, succeeds the Audi 100. The car is currently in its fourth generation.

Designed with a permanent Quattro four-wheel drive, the Audi S1 is a small performance car based on the Audi A1.

The Acura TLX A-spec is a sports car based on the Acura TLX. It features a 260hp V-6 engine and Honda's SH-AWD.

Designed and built specifically for the 2018 season of IMSA Sportsman Championship, the Acura ARX-05 IMSA DPI debuted in January 2018.

An evolution of the Typ A mid-engine racing car, the Audi Auto Union Typ C was designed by Ferdinand Porsche and Adolf Rosenberger in 1936.

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