2017 Acura ILX in Houston vs. Mercedes C-Class Sedan

August 17th, 2016 by

The 2017 Acura ILX in Houston is waiting for you at John Eagle Acura and will take commuting to and from work up a notch. The Acura ILX easily takes down other competitors like the Mercedes C-Class with its top of the line features and sleek design. John Eagle Acura is highlighting the top features of each vehicle to show you why the 2017 Acura ILX should be at the top of your list!

Acura ILX Features:

  • Smart airbags use vehicle speed sensors to deploy at varying levels of force to protect passengers of all sizes in different types of collisions
  • Optional cross-path warning system uses wide angle radar to alert the driver of vehicles approaching from the side
  • Named a “Top Pick Plus” in 2016 by the IIHS for its top level performance in frontal, side, rear impact and roof-crush tests
  • The powertrain warranty offers coverage for six years or 70,000 miles, so repairs to the engine, transmission, axles, joints or driveshafts are fully covered
  • Five year and unlimited mile corrosion warranty
  • Ranked second by J.D. Power and Associates among small premium cars in a 2015 Initial Quality Study
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission comes standard for better acceleration
  • Lighter body style results in easier handling and maneuvering on the road
  • Computer generated active noise cancellation creates quiet and smooth ride that passengers will enjoy
  • More headroom and legroom than the competition
  • Remote vehicle starting system allows you to start the ILX without leaving your home

2017 acura ilx in houston

Mercedes C-Class Features:

  • The C-Class’ airbags will always deploy at full force
  • The powertrain warranty offers coverage for four years or 50,000 miles
  • Four years or 50,000 mile corrosion warranty
  • Only seven-speed automatic transmission is available
  • Weighs 300-600 lbs. more than the competition, which may make it more difficult to handle on the road
  • Both the Acura ILX and Mercedes C-Class sedan won an award in Kiplinger’s 2016 car issue


After a spin in the 2017 Acura ILX, you won’t even be thinking about the competition. Interested in learning more about the features of the 2017 Acura ILX in Houston? Visit John Eagle Acura today to take the new Acura ILX for a test drive and see these impressive features in action!