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2014 Acura ILX Hybrid vs. 2015 Audi A3 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Acura ILX Hybrid than the Audi A3. The Acura ILX Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A3.

Convenience
The Audi A3 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Acura ILX Hybrid, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Hybrid will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Audi A3. 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 Hybrid and the Audi A3 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura ILX Hybrid is about the same width as the Audi A3. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Acura ILX Hybrid, which is slightly longer than the Audi A3.

Drivetrain
The Acura ILX Hybrid has much less torque than the Audi A3, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Acura ILX Hybrid has about the same turning radius as the Audi A3, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura ILX Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Audi A3. 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 Hybrid and the Audi A3.

Warranty
The Acura ILX Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi A3.


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2014 Acura
ILX Hybrid

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MSRP*: $28,900

2015 Audi
A3

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MSRP*: $29,900 - $32,900
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Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 39
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
23 - 31
Highway MPG: 38 33 - 43
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $27,229 $27,808 - $30,598

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