Is Acura ILX better than Honda Accord?

Is Acura ILX better than Honda Accord?

While both the 2021 ILX and Accord offer dependable performance, the ILX clearly comes out on top. Not only does the Acura ILX offer better performance with a 2.4L engine and 201 hp, but it’s also a much more luxurious ride.

Is ILX a hybrid?

The 2014 Acura ILX Hybrid’s powertrain consists of a four-cylinder engine mated to an electric motor and an automatic continuously variable transmission. The ILX Hybrid gets EPA-estimated fuel economy of 38 mpg in the city and on the highway, which is good among 2014 hybrid cars.

Is a Honda Civic Hybrid fast?

Interestingly, although the Civic can’t move away from a stop using only the electric motor, Honda says there is one situation where its hybrid can run on just electricity–at about 15 to 20 mph when cruising on a flat surface at a steady speed with a fully charged, or nearly so, battery pack.

What is the Acura ILX compared to?


2020 Acura ILX 2020 Honda Civic
Standard engine 2.4-liter i-VTEC 4-cyl 2.0-liter i-VTEC 4-cyl
Horsepower 201 hp at 6,800 rpm 158 hp at 6,500 rpm
Torque 180 lb-ft at 3,600 rpm 138 lb-ft at 4,200 rpm
Standard transmission 8-spd dual-clutch 6-spd manual

IS 300 vs ILX?

The Lexus IS 300 and Acura ILX both offer bold style and performance. But the 2022 ILX is clearly superior. While its 2.4-liter DOHC engine provides less overall horsepower than the IS, the Acura ILX is hundreds of pounds lighter than the Lexus.

Is the ILX a Civic?

Under its hood, the 2020 Acura ILX shares its engine with the last-generation Civic Si. In EX and higher models, the Civic boasts a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-pot that pumps 174 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque through a CVT and out to the front wheels.

Are hybrid Civics good?

Super reliable, simple to use, strong mileage. The only problem we had was the hybrid battery, which failed at about 100,000 miles. Honda helped replace it at a discounted cost even though it was out of warranty. This car is being replaced by another Honda Hybrid! Rating breakdown (out of 5):

Will there be a hybrid Civic?

Honda Civic Hybrid And Type R Officially Confirmed For 2022 Launch.

Which is better Acura ILX or Honda Civic?

Honda Civic vs Acura ILX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance. User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

Is the Acura ILX like a Toyota Camry?

Up front, this Acura looked like a contemporary Toyota Camry, but from the A pillars back, it was unmistakably a Honda Civic. Known as the EL, the car never made it to America, unless of course a Canadian driver took a wrong turn near the border and ended up in Niagara Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, or Poker Creek, Alaska.

What kind of engine does a Honda ILX have?

The current ILX is still powered by Honda’s old 2.4-liter four-cylinder producing 201 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque going out to the front wheels through an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission. Acura dropped the base engine: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder producing just 150 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque.

When did the Honda El become the Acura ILX?

In 2005, the EL became the CSX, and for fear that the average American buyer would confuse it for a freight train (probably), it was again sold only in the Great White North. By 2012, Honda thought we were ready for a Acura-badged Civic, and launched the ILX, a car that’s sold on both sides of the border.

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