Comparing the 2017 VW Passat vs. 2017 Acura ILX in Houston

March 9th, 2017 by

Have you noticed a new sleek sports sedan with bold lines driving throughout the Houston area? A car that’s turning heads is the 2017 Acura ILX with impressive features and a sporty exterior. Competition rivals this compact sports sedan but the ILX prevails with an array of top features. See how the 2017 Acura ILX in Houston outperforms competition like the 2017 Volkswagen Passat. If you like what you read, stop by John Eagle Acura to take this sedan for a test spin around Houston.

Acura ILX vs. VW Passat – Engine and Transmission

Sports cars provide top power and acceleration that makes driving fun. The ILX offers more horsepower than the Passat’s standard 1.8T turbo 4 cylinder. Navigating Houston interstates and highways prove easy in the Acura ILX.

An 8-speed dual clutch comes standard on all Acura ILX models allowing for fast shifting with a smoother response. The VW Passat only comes with a 6-speed automatic.

Acura ILX vs. VW Passat – Additional Features

When you purchase a 2017 Acura ILX and you get a 4-year/50,000 miles basic warranty which includes 24 hour roadside assistance. The Passat’s 3 year/36,000 miles expires before the ILX’s.

To reduce time between fill-ups the Acura ILX offers better gas mileage over the VW Passat. Get up to 25 city and 35 highway MPG in the 2017 Acura ILX. *

For better control over choppy roads the Acura ILX has standard front and rear gas-charged shocks. The Passat’s suspension does not offer gas-charged shocks.

Test Drive a 2017 Acura ILX in Houston at John Eagle Acura 

To truly see everything the 2017 Acura ILX offers and see just how it performs, stop by John Eagle Acura today to take it for a spin around Houston. This compact sports sedan knocks competition out of the running like the VW Passat. We know you’ll love driving a brand new 2017 Acura ILX in Houston! So stop by today!


* Based on 2017 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 only) and other fa

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