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2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2018 Acura ILX Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Jetta than the Acura ILX. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Jetta, drivers may find the Acura ILX a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Volkswagen Jetta as you will with the Acura ILX, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). Based on MSRP, the Volkswagen Jetta 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 Volkswagen Jetta carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Acura ILX.

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

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Volkswagen Jetta and the Acura ILX do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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

Performance
The Volkswagen Jetta has less horsepower than the Acura ILX, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volkswagen Jetta and the Acura ILX. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Volkswagen Jetta will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Acura ILX.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Volkswagen Jetta than that of the Acura ILX.

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2018 Volkswagen
Jetta

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MSRP*: $18,645 - $29,545

2018 Acura
ILX

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MSRP*: $28,100 - $35,100
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City MPG: 24 - 28 25
Highway MPG: 33 - 40 N/A
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 6 years/72,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $17,898 - $28,362 $26,701 - $33,332

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.