2019 Acura ILX vs. 2019 Acura TLX | Luxury Sedan Comparison
2019 Acura ILX Sedan

2019 Acura ILX

2019 Acura TLX 2.4L FWD

2019 Acura TLX

2019 Acura ILX vs. 2019 Acura TLX

2019 Acura ILX


2019 Acura TLX

Starting MSRP

24/34 city/highway mpg*

Fuel Efficiency

23/33 city/highway mpg*
12.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space

14.3 cubic feet

SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

89.3 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

93.3 cubic feet

Both the 2019 Acura ILX and 2019 Acura TLX are top-rated luxury sedans by drivers and industry experts alike. Reviews praise their performance and interiors, making it challenging to choose just one of these cars. But there is a difference between Acura TLX and ILX, so compare the Acura ILX vs. Acura TLX to see which sedan makes the most sense for your Katy-area commutes.


  • Standard Acura ILX Engine Specs: This sedan runs on a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine with FWD that delivers 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. It makes an EPA-estimated 24/34 city/highway mpg.*
  • Standard Acura TLX Engine Specs: The standard TLX engine is a 2.4L inline-4 with FWD or Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS®). It delivers 206 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque and makes an EPA-estimated 23/33 city/highway mpg*
  • Upgraded Acura TLX Engine Specs: The TLX has the option of a 3.5L V6 engine that delivers 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. It can be paired with FWD with P-AWS® or SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™) With FWD, it makes an EPA-estimated 20/31 city/highway mpg*, and with SH-AWD®, it makes an EPA-estimated 20/29 city/highway mpg.*
2019 Acura TLX

Pricing and Interior Features

The Acura ILX price of $25,900 MSRP,** and the Acura TLX price of $33,000 MSRP,** making the ILX the more affordable option for Spring drivers. If you don’t mind paying a bit more, the TLX does offer more standard and available features.

2019 Acura ILX Interior

  • 6 speakers
  • 8-way power driver seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Available perforated Milano leather seats
  • Available SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

2019 Acura TLX Interior

  • 7 speakers
  • 10-way power driver seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Available ventilated front seats and heated rear seats
  • Available perforated Milano leather seats
  • Standard SiriusXM® Satellite Radio


Both luxury sedans seat five passengers for comfortable driving around Spring but when you compare the ILX vs. TLX dimensions, the Acura ILX is a bit smaller because it’s a compact sedan. The TLX is a full-size sedan.

2019 Acura ILX DImensions:

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

2019 Acura TLX DImensions:

  • 57.5/55.4 inches front/rear shoulder room
  • 93.3 cubic feet passenger volume
  • 55.3.6/54.9 inches front/rear hip room
  • 14.3 cubic feet cargo volume

Test Drive Both Acura Sedans in Houston

Now that you’ve seen how these two luxury sedans compare, it’s clear that both are great options. It all depends on your price point, performance needs, and interior feature desires. Still not sure? You can learn more about the 2019 Acura TLX interior or compare it to the Honda AccordContact us to set up a visit our showroom to test drive both the ILX and TLX. We also have a selection of CPO TLX and ILX models. You can also see how it stacks up to the Honda Civic.

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*Based on 2019 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 do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Destination charge for ILX, TLX and RLX is $995.00, MDX and RDX is $995.00. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

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