2016 Honda Civic vs. 2017 Acura ILX Review

Comparison Review

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Civic than the Acura ILX. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Civic and the Acura ILX in the front seats.

The Honda Civic will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Acura ILX, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Based on MSRP, the Honda Civic is clearly a better financial choice over the Acura ILX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Civic carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Acura ILX.

The Honda Civic is about the same width as the Acura ILX. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Acura ILX.

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

The Honda Civic has a smaller turning radius than the Acura ILX, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Honda Civic has less horsepower than the Acura ILX, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Acura ILX. The Honda Civic has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Acura ILX.

The basic warranty of the Honda Civic is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Acura ILX.

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Compare the 2016 Honda Civic and the 2017 Acura ILX.

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2016 Honda

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MSRP*: $18,640 - $26,500

2017 Acura

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MSRP*: $27,990 - $34,980
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.75% --
City MPG: 27 - 31 25
Highway MPG: 40 - 42 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $17,332 - $24,609 $26,359 - $32,921

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.