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2015 Acura ILX vs. 2014 Acura TSX Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Acura TSX than the Acura ILX, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Acura ILX and the Acura TSX in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Acura TSX you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Acura ILX, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura ILX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Acura TSX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura ILX and the Acura TSX have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Acura ILX is much slimmer than the Acura TSX, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Acura ILX is slightly shorter than the Acura TSX, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Acura ILX doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Acura TSX.

Handling
The Acura ILX has about the same turning radius as the Acura TSX, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura ILX is significantly less powerful than the Acura TSX. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura ILX and the Acura TSX. The Acura ILX has less cargo capacity than the Acura TSX, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Acura ILX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Acura TSX.

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2015 Acura
ILX

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MSRP*: $27,050 - $29,350

2014 Acura
TSX

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MSRP*: $30,635 - $39,275
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.27% As low as 1.66%
City MPG: 22 - 24 19 - 22
Highway MPG: 31 - 35 28 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $25,517 - $27,645 $28,835 - $36,831

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