2017 Acura ILX vs 2017 Audi A3

The midsize luxury segment is often the perfect level for those who are interested in picking up a new premium ride. Two models that fit this category well are the 2017 Acura ILX and 2017 Audi A3. Not only are these models often times more affordable than cars with similar amenities, but they also have the power under the hood that many desire. Take a look at our 2017 Acura ILX vs 2017 Audi A3 comparison to see if one is a better fit for you!

Both the 2017 Acura ILX and 2017 Audi A3 come in at prices that might be lower than you’d expect for a luxury vehicle. Even still, when looking at the base trim for both models, the 2017 Acura ILX has a more affordable MSRP. As far as efficiency goes, they both offer nearly identical ratings at the base level, according to EPA reports.

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2017 Acura ILX Differences between the 2017 Acura ILX and 2017 Audi A3 2017 Audi A3
2.4L I-4 Base Engine 2.0L I-4
201 hp Horsepower 186 hp
Available Premium Audio Available
Leatherette Standard Seat Trim Leather

Differences between the 2017 Acura ILX and 2017 Audi A3

Despite the fact that the Acura ILX and Audi A3 have similar fuel efficiency ratings and that the Audi A3 has a bigger price tag, it is actually the 2017 Acura ILX that comes with more power. The Acura ILX comes standard with a 2.4L I-4 engine with 201 horsepower and a 6.8 second 0-60 mph time. The Audi A3, on the other hand, only gets 186 horsepower from its 2.0L I-4 engine, which takes a full 9.0 seconds to go from 0-60 mph.

Interior comforts and features are a huge reason why many flock toward luxuries vehicles like these two models. One thing we really love about the Acura ILX is the ability to pick and choose the feature you want the most. Do you want extra-premium perforated leather seats? You’ll find it in the Premium Package! Are you just interested in more tech and a premium audio system? Looks like you should check out the Technology Plus package!

Interested in learning more about the 2017 Acura ILX or taking a look at it in person? You can tour and test drive the 2017 Acura ILX by visiting Spitzer Acura near Pittsburgh PA!

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