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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.0L
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Features

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.0L 24 35 $25,377 $26,900
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium Pkg 24 35 $27,506 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Tech Pkg 24 35 $29,727 $31,600
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Premium Pkg 22 31 $27,506 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Hybrid Tech Pkg 39 38 $32,504 $34,600
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Hybrid 39 38 $27,228 $28,900
5-Door HB Two (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Three 51 48 $23,985 $25,765
5-Door HB Four 51 48 $26,470 $28,435
5-Door HB Two 51 48 $22,748 $24,200
5-Door HB Five 51 48 $27,930 $30,005
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,377
$22,748
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,900
$24,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$448 / month
$403 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Acura ILX is a nice, balanced compact luxury sedan for those who put the emphasis on comfort and feature, not true sport-sedan reflexes. The 2014 Toyota Prius remains the iconic, highest-mileage gasoline car on the market; it's a practical and spacious hatchback that can seat five while returning jaw-dropping fuel economy
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 51 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 48 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 52.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34 36
Front Head Room (in) 38 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.3 93.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 54.9
Second Head Room (in) 35.9 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 60
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 179.1 176.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.6 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.3 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 21.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 10.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 34.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45VR17 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45VR17 P195/65SR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2955 3042
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 -
Engine
Displacement 2.0 L/122 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6500 134 @ 5200
Engine Type Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 140 @ 4300 105 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 50
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 48
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 51
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.13 -
Trans Type 5 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.59 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.44 4.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.68 -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.79 -
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura ILX Toyota Prius
Body Style Sedan Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.6 (Est) 3.7 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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