Acura ILX vs Acura TLX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Acura ILX
FWD
MSRP
$25,900
Invoice
$24,617
Average Price Paid
$23,376
650 listings nationwide

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2021 Acura TLX
FWD
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FWD
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FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Acura ILX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,051
23 listings nationwide

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2021 Acura TLX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,877

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Acura ILX
FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The ILX is a premium compact sedan, similar to the Lexus IS, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Genesis G70, and Audi A4. It got a substantial facelift for 2019, so it has no major changes for thi...

2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Cherise Threewitt Test Drive Review:

Acura, the premium brand in the Honda portfolio, has released the second-generation of its midsize sport sedan, the TLX. Now on its own new platform, no longer shared with the Honda Ac...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Acura ILX
FWD
GuruJ3RQY writes:
Nice
10
Guru7QS1J writes:
Gteat
Power Ranked 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia worse.
"Yes"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia worse.
"No"
Ms Glo writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Audi A4 better.
"nice "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Audi A4 better.
"nice "
2021 Acura TLX
FWD
GuruCXBRQ writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Acura TLX V6 SH-AWD with A-Spec Package worse.
"yes"

Specs

2020 Acura ILX
FWD
2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Dual Clutch 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
201 hp @ 6,800 RPM
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
180 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.6:1
9.8:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.43 in x 3.9 in
3.39 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 34 in 34.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.4 cu ft 13.5 cu ft
Exterior
Length 182.2 in 194.6 in
Width 70.6 in 75.2 in
Height 55.6 in 56.4 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 113 in

Available Options

2020 Acura ILX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2021 Acura TLX
FWD

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