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2020 Acura ILX

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2020 Acura TLX

2020 Acura ILX vs Acura TLX

2020 Acura ILX


2020 Acura TLX

Starting MSRP

24/34 city/highway mpg*

Fuel Efficiency

23/33 city/highway mpg*
12.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space

14.3 cubic feet
2.4L 4-cylinder engine

Engine Configuration

2.4L inline-4 engine

SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

89.3 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

93.3 cubic feet

A luxury sedan can truly elevate your Hartford and West Hartford commute with everything from reliable performance, ample cabin space, and a great starting price. But you may find yourself stuck between choosing the 2020 Acura ILX or 2020 Acura TLX. That’s why the experts at Acura of Avon are here to compare the 2020 Acura TLX vs. ILX to see which luxury sedan will end up in your driveway!

Acura ILX vs. Acura TLX: Performance Specs

Performance is key for any luxury midsize sedan, and that’s why the Acura ILX and Acura TLX both feature standard 2.4L four-cylinder engine configurations that deliver almost identical fuel economy ratings and performance specs. However, if you opt for the TLX, you will have the option to upgrade to a 3.5L V6 engine. Check out the performance specs for both models below:


 Standard Acura ILX Engine Specs:

  • 2.4L 4-cylinder engine with FWD
  • 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 24/34 city/highway mpg*


Standard Acura TLX Engine Specs:

  • 2.4L inline-4 engine with FWD and Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS®)
  • 206 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 23/33 city/highway mpg*


Upgraded Acura TLX Engine Specs:

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque
  • FWD with P-AWS® or SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™)
  • EPA-estimated 20/31 city/highway mpg* (FWD)
  • EPA-estimated 20/29 city/highway mpg* (SH-AWD®)

Acura ILX vs. Acura TLX: Interior Dimensions

No matter if you end up choosing the 2020 Acura ILX or the 2020 Acura TLX, you can count on available seating for five passengers, however, there are some slight differences when it comes to interior measurements. The ILX is a more compact ride and the TLX has additional space for cargo and passengers alike.


2020 Acura ILX Dimensions:

  • 89.3 cubic feet passenger volume
  • 12.4 cubic feet cargo volume
  • 55.6/53.6 inches front/rear shoulder room
  • 50.3/51.7 inches front/rear hip room


2020 Acura TLX Dimensions:

  • 93.3 cubic feet passenger volume
  • 14.3 cubic feet cargo volume
  • 57.5/55.4 inches front/rear shoulder room
  • 55.3.6/54.9 inches front/rear hip room

Acura ILX vs. Acura TLX: Pricing and Interior Features

While there are some similarities between both models when it comes to space and performance, you can expect to save more when you opt for the Acura ILX. The Axura ILX has a starting price of $25,900 MSRP** and comes with multiple interior amenities including leatherette seats. If you find yourself choosing the TLX, expect to pay a little more with its starting price of $33,000 MSRP**. For these competitive prices, check out the interior features you can access below:


2020 Acura ILX Interior

  • 8-way power driver seat
  • Available perforated Milano leather seats
  • Heated front seats
  • 6 speakers
  • Available SiriusXM® Satellite Radio


2020 Acura TLX Interior

  • 10-way power driver seat
  • Available perforated Milano leather seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Available ventilated front seats and heated rear seats
  • 7 speakers
  • Standard SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

Test Drive the Acura ILX or TLX at Acura of Avon

Whether you find yourself drawn to the Acura ILX or TLX, either model is sure to pack all of the power and interior space you need at a price you can appreciate. Now that you’ve compared the Acura TLX vs. ILX, make your way over to Acura of Avon and browse our inventory of new TLX and new ILX models for sale to fit your budget. Contact us today for more financing information and to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Manchester and Berlin!



*Based on 2019 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.

**Prices shown do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

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