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Acura ILX
2020 Acura ILX
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$25,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.0
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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan
2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan
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$33,650
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
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$37,850
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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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
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
8.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.6 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
188 hp @ 5800 rpm
221 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
180 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.8 ft
36.1 ft
36.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/45VR17
P225/45HR18
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P215/45VR17
P225/45HR18
P225/45HR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
29 MPG
28 MPG
City
24 MPG
25 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
36 MPG
35 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr
6.3 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.5 gallons
13.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
316.8 miles
337.5 miles
337.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
448.8 miles
486 miles
472.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.2 in
179.1 in
184.6 in
Height
55.6 in
56.9 in
56.7 in
Max Width
70.6 in
70.7 in
72 in
Front Width
59.4 in
61.7 in
63.5 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
60.9 in
63.1 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
107.4 in
107.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
41.8 in
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
40.3 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.6 in
55.1 in
55.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
50.3 in
57.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34 in
33.9 in
33.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
35.9 in
37.2 in
35.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.6 in
54 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.7 in
56.9 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,095 lbs
3,285 lbs
3,362 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³
8.6 ft³
11.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Night Black
  • Polar White
  • Night Black
  • Polar White
  • Sun Yellow

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • designo Mountain Grey Magno

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Black, DINAMICA/MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Macchiato Beige, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Smart Device Integration
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
Optional
Optional
Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
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
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Optional
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
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Optional
Not Available
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
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles