Acura ILX 8-SPD DCT Compact Sports Sedan Comparisons

When it comes to offering Clovis drivers a reliable performance packaged in a smooth and sleek ride, the 2019 Acura ILX should be at the top of any car buyer’s list. At the base of the ILX’s incredible performance is its 8-speed dual-clutch transmission, so let’s see how this vital component compares to those seen in other popular sedans on the market. But first, see for yourself the impressive configurations you can find in the Acura ILX:

  • Transmission: 8-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
  • MPG (city/hwy): 24/34 mpg*
  • Drivetrain: FWD
  • Engine: 2.4L four-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower: 201 hp
  • Torque: 180 lb ft.

Acura ILX vs. BMW 230i

While the BMW 230i does deliver two transmission types for Madera customers to choose from, this model offers a 2.0L engine as opposed to the ILX’s reliable 2.4L engine. The BMW 230i specs include:

  • Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD, 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • MPG (city/hwy): 24/35
  • Drivetrain: RWD
  • Engine: 2.0L four-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower: 249 hp
  • Torque: 258 lb ft.

Acura ILX vs. Audi A3

The Acura ILX comes out on top over the Audi A3 with its 8-speed automatic transmission that produces 201 horsepower, while the Audi A3 only presents a 7-speed auto-shift manual option that displays only 184 horsepower. The Audi A3 specs include:

 

 

  • Transmission: 7-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
  • MPG (city/hwy): 26/35
  • Drivetrain: FWD
  • Engine: 2.0L four-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower: 184 hp
  • Torque: 221 lb ft.

Acura ILX vs. Lexus IS 300

Despite the fact that the Lexus IS 300 also has an 8-speed automatic transmission it only produces an MPG rating of 21/30 (city/hwy) compared to the ILX’s 24/34 mpg* (city/hwy) rating. The Lexus IS 300 specs include:

 

 

  • Transmission: 8-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
  • MPG (city/hwy): 21/30
  • Drivetrain: RWD
  • Engine: 2.0L four-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower: 241 hp
  • Torque: 258 lb ft.

Acura ILX vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA 250

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 only offers Visalia drivers a 7-speed automatic transmission and 2.0L engine. The Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 specs include:

 

 

  • Transmission: 7-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
  • MPG (city/hwy): 24/37
  • Drivetrain: FWD
  • Engine: 2.0L four-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower: 208 hp
  • Torque: 258 lb ft.

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*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 only) and other factors.