2020 Acura ILX vs. Honda Civic

November 25th, 2019 by

2020 Acura ILX Premium Package

Drivers might think that comparing Acura ILX vs. Honda Civic would show a wide gulf in starting prices, but you can actually get a mid-range model like the 2020 Acura ILX Premium Package for around the same as the 2020 Honda Civic Sedan Touring CVT.

Here’s how prices break down:

  • 2020 Acura ILX Premium Package: Priced at $27,750*
  • 2020 Honda Civic Sedan Touring CVT: Priced at $27,600

Read on to find out how everything from power specs to warranty coverage differs between these two sedans.

Engine Specs

2020 Acura ILX 8-Speed DCTThe 2020 Acura ILX uses a state of the art powertrain to combine thrilling performance with high efficiency scores, so you shouldn’t be surprised to find it offering considerably more power than the Honda Civic Sedan:

  • 2020 Acura ILX: Makes up to 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • 2020 Honda Civic Sedan: Makes up to 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque

The Acura ILX also carries a larger gas tank than the Honda Civic Sedan (13.2 gallons vs. 12.4) and offers a tighter turning radius (36.8 feet vs. 37.4).

Interior Features

2020 Acura ILX A-Spec PackageThe first-class Acura ILX interior provides plenty of features you won’t find with the Honda Civic Sedan Touring CVT, including:

  • 2-Position Driver’s Seat Memory Adjustments
  • Power Adjustable Driver’s Seat with Power Lumbar Support
  • Noise/Sound Cancellation

From its whisper-quiet drive to seats to work themselves perfectly around your body and then remember those settings for later, the Acura ILX marks itself out as a luxury model.

Warranty Coverage

The 2020 Acura ILX Premium Package and 2020 Honda Civic Sedan Touring CVT start at roughly the same price, but the Acura offers considerably stronger warranty coverage:

  • Basic Warranty: 48 months or 50,000 miles with the Acura vs. 36 months and 36,000 miles with the Honda.
  • Powertrain Warranty: 72 months or 70,000 miles with the Acura vs. 60 months and 60,000 miles with the Honda.

Why Not Come Explore the Latest Acura ILX Luxury Sedan for Yourself?

As noted by Car and Driver: “The 2020 ILX is one of the best deals among subcompact luxury sedans. We think that value is optimized with the Premium and Technology packages.” You can check out Acura ILX configurations, current special offers, and more by visiting your local Wisconsin Acura dealer. For any further advice or assistance, feel free to contact us today.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.