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Acura ILX
2020 Acura ILX
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$25,900
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8.0
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Acura TLX
2021 Acura TLX
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$37,500
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8.3
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BMW 5 Series Sedan
2021 BMW 5 Series Sedan
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$54,200
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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
14 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
201 hp @ 6800 rpm
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
180 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.8 ft
40.1 ft
39.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 8"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/45VR17
P235/50VR18
P245/45HR18
Rear Tire
P215/45VR17
P235/50VR18
P245/45HR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
25 MPG
28 MPG
City
24 MPG
22 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
31 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
7.1 Tons/yr
6.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
15.9 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
316.8 miles
349.8 miles
450 miles
Cruising Range Highway
448.8 miles
492.9 miles
594 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.2 in
194.6 in
195.8 in
Height
55.6 in
56.4 in
58.2 in
Max Width
70.6 in
75.2 in
73.5 in
Front Width
59.4 in
64 in
63.2 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
64.6 in
64.2 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
113 in
117.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
42.5 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
37.2 in
38.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.6 in
58.2 in
58.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
50.3 in
55.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34 in
34.9 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
35.9 in
36.3 in
37.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.6 in
55 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.7 in
54.6 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,095 lbs
3,709 lbs
3,765 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³
13.5 ft³
14 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Black, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Optional
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles