2017 Acura TLX vs 2017 Acura ILX

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Whether you’re riding behind the wheel of a 2017 Acura TLX or a 2017 Acura ILX, you’ll experience indulgent comfort as well as a precise and engaging drive. The only issue with delivering such first-class sedans is that it makes it tough to choose the right one to suit your wants and needs in Maple Shade, NJ, so we put together this quick and easy comparison to help you decide.

Power and Efficiency

Engineered for a track-inspired ride, the 2017 Acura TLX will entice those who like to feel every corner and enjoy heart-pumping performance. The difference between standard horsepower is negligible, with the Acura TLX making up to 206 hp and the Acura ILX making up to 201 hp. However, only the former comes with precision all-wheel steer (P-AWS) as standard and offers a 290 hp, 267 lb-ft of torque 3.5L V6 engine with super-handling all-wheel drive (SH-AWD) system.

Of course, the 2017 Acura ILX still delivers a world-class drive, and it’s even a little more efficient. According to Edmunds, mileage ratings come in at an impressive 25 mpg* in the city and 35 mpg* on the highway compared to 24 mpg* in the city and 35 mpg* on the highway with the Acura TLX.

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Despite being classified as a compact sedan, the 2017 Acura ILX is still incredibly spacious. With up to 89.3 cubic feet of passenger space, drivers and passengers alike can spread out and relax. With up to 12.3 cubic feet of cargo space, you shouldn’t experience any trouble storing everything from groceries to golf clubs to luggage.

The Acura TLX is in the midsize territory, and it often makes a more practical choice for those who frequently drive longer distances with all seats taken. Up to 93.3 cubic feet of passenger space and 13.2 cubic feet of cargo space make it noticeably more spaciously accommodating than the Acura ILX.


It’s hard to find fault with either the 2017 Acura ILX or the 2017 Acura TLX when it comes to standard and available features. Heated seats help you to cope with chilly Cherry Hill, NJ mornings, and GPS navigation with real-time traffic gets you through Philadelphia, PA gridlock. There’s also plenty available to make each drive feel effortless.

There are a few features that are only available with the 2017 Acura TLX, including ambient cabin lighting and front and rear parking sensors, but onboard technology with either model will feel miles ahead of the competition.

Nothing Quite Compares to an Acura Sedan from Elite Acura

Few other manufacturers can match the intrinsic luxury and performance of an Acura sedan, and you’ll find both the Acura ILX and the Acura TLX in our showroom. To find out more, explore financing options, or arrange a test drive, contact Elite Acura today.

†Based on model year 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..