Compare 2014 Buick Verano vs 2014 Acura ILX

2014 Buick Verano
2014 Acura ILX
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 21 32 $22,752 $23,700
4-Door Sedan Convenience Group 21 32 $23,875 $24,870
4-Door Sedan Leather Group 21 32 $25,824 $26,900
4-Door Sedan Premium Group 21 30 $27,902 $29,065
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4-Door Sedan 2.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.0L 24 35 $25,377 $26,900
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Hybrid 39 38 $27,228 $28,900
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium Pkg 24 35 $27,506 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Premium Pkg 22 31 $27,506 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Tech Pkg 24 35 $29,727 $31,600
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Hybrid Tech Pkg 39 38 $32,504 $34,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,752
$25,377
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,700
$26,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$395 / month
$448 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Mild or slightly spicy--in either flavor, the 2014 Buick Verano delivers long on comfort, without bowing to sport-sedan cliches. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 50.2
Second Leg Room (in)
34.7 34
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 51.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 53.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.0 89.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 60.3
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 105.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.4 70.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.4
Length, Overall (in)
183.9 179.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 55.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.3 12.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.1
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)
11.5 x - TBD - 10.2
Brake Type
Pwr -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45R18 P215/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
RJ0 NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45R18 P215/45VR17
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RJ0 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3300 2955
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
512 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 95
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/4-cyl Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4900 140 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
LEA NA
Displacement
2.4L/145 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6700 150 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Trans Order Code
MH8 NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 2.79
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.13
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.59
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 1.68
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Buick Verano Acura ILX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA 6.6 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA 7.0 (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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