Acura ILX Comparison


Acura ILX vs. Lexus ES 350, Infiniti Q50, Toyota Avalon, & Nissan Maxima

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 Acura ILX
 Lexus ES 350
 Infiniti Q50
 Toyota Avalon
 Nissan Maxima

Acura ILX vs Lexus ES 350

The Acura sedan has multiple trim levels drivers can choose from, meaning they can customize their ride as much or as little as they want. Comparatively, the Lexus only has one trim level in the offering.

With the Lexus model only offering a single version, drivers have no choice but to spend top dollar. However, the Acura is available in a range of prices and trims, making it more affordable for a broader array of budgets.

Fuel Economy 
The Acura sedan earns better fuel economy than the Lexus. The ILX earns a rating of 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway, compared to the Lexus model's rating of 21 city and 30 highway.

Acura ILX vs Infiniti Q50

Fuel Economy
The Acura sedan earns better fuel economy than the Infiniti sedan, with a 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway rating for the base trim, compared to a 23 city and 31 highway rating for the Infiniti base trim.

Both are entry-level luxury sedans with excellent craftsmanship and state-of-the-art amenities. But, the Acura typically has a more budget-friendly beginning price tag than the Infiniti model.

The Acura sedan measures slightly smaller overall than the Infiniti. However, the Acura manages to maximize the measurements it has and gives passengers and drivers near-identical headroom, legroom, and elbow room. Plus, the smaller size means the Acura is easier to park and maneuver.

Acura ILX vs Toyota Avalon

Despite its luxury brand name and amazing standard amenities, the Acura sedan is an entry-level vehicle and its base trim is actually more budget-friendly than the Toyota Avalon's base trim.

Smoother ride
The Acura sedan glides down the highway smoothly and silently. The ride inside the cabin is quiet even at high speeds, and its engine is smooth thanks to its powerful, eight-speed automated manual transmission. Comparatively, the Toyota Avalon receives only a six-speed automatic transmission.

Fuel Economy
The Acura sedan gets better fuel economy than the Toyota Avalon, with a base trim rating of 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway, compared to the Toyota's 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.

Acura ILX vs Nissan Maxima

The Acura ILX comes with more of the features drivers want. The Acura has a long list of standard luxury features, including heated seats, that are more expensive upper-level amenities on the Nissan Maxima.

Fuel Economy
The Acura ILX averages better fuel economy than the Nissan Maxima. In fact, the base trim Acura earns a rating of 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway, compared to the Nissan base level's 21 city and 30 highway.

The Acura engine is more responsive and nimble than the Nissan. This is in large part thanks in large part to the Acura model's standard 8-speed automated manual transmission, compared to the Nissan's continuously variable automatic transmission.

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**Based on current year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.