2020 Acura ILX
2021 Acura ILX


2021 Acura TLX

Starting MSRP

2.4L 4-cylinder engine

Engine Configuration

2.4L inline-4 engine
201 hp


272 hp
24/34 city/highway mpg*

Fuel Efficiency

22/31 city/highway mpg* w/FWD
89.3 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

93.3 cubic feet
12.4 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

13.5 cubic feet

2021 Acura ILX vs. 2021 Acura TLX

Luxury sedans like the 2021 Acura ILX and 2021 Acura TLX hit the mark with premium features and high levels of performance, but what’s the difference between the Acura ILX and TLX? These models come at different price points and offer their own levels of performance to appeal to a variety of shoppers around Austin. Compare the 2021 Acura ILX vs. TLX with Sterling Acura of Austin, and then try them out near Buda.

ILX vs. Acura: Pricing

For their differences, the one that may be a deciding factor for Kyle drivers is starting price. The new ILX is a decidedly more affordable option for those on a budget, while the TLX provides some extra room and power for those who have more flexibility:

  • 2021 Acura ILX: Starting MSRP of $25,900**
  • 2021 Acura TLX: Starting MSRP of $33,000**

ILX vs. TLX: Performance Specs

Pair the Acura ILX vs. TLX, and you’ll find that both offer standard 2.4L four-cylinder engine configurations. However, the TLX engine delivers more power while the ILX provides better fuel economy:   Standard Acura ILX Engine Specs: 

  • 2.4L 4-cylinder engine with FWD
  • 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 24/34 city/highway mpg*

Standard Acura TLX Engine Specs:

  • 2.4L inline-4 engine with FWD
  • 272 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 22/31 city/highway mpg* w/FWD

ILX vs. TLX: Interior Dimensions

Both the ILX and TLX are midsize luxury sedans designed to comfortably seat five passengers for trips through Buda. Yet, there are differences between the Acura ILX and TLX interiors. The TLX is a bit of a roomier option for those that need it: Acura ILX Dimensions:

  • 89.3 cubic feet passenger volume
  • 12.4 cubic feet cargo volume
  • 55.6/53.6 inches front/rear shoulder room
  • 50.3/51.7 inches front/rear hip room

Acura TLX DImensions:

  • 93.4 cubic feet passenger volume
  • 13.5 cubic feet cargo volume
  • 58.2/55 inches front/rear shoulder room
  • 55.8.6/54.6 inches front/rear hip room

Compare the 2021 Acura ILX vs. TLX at Sterling Acura of Austin

Now that you’ve compared these two premium sedans, you can experience the difference between the Acura ILX and TLX at Sterling Acura of Austin. We can give you a personal tour of both models, and show you our ILX and TLX lease specials. Visit us today!

*Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.

**Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,025.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

***Photo of 2020 Acura models.

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