Compare 2013 Acura ILX vs 2013 Toyota Prius

2013 Acura ILX
2013 Toyota Prius
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4-Door Sedan 1.5L Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ILX 4-Door Sedan 1.5L Hybrid 39 38 $27,228 $28,900
ILX 4-Door Sedan 1.5L Hybrid Tech Pkg 39 38 $32,319 $34,400
ILX 4-Door Sedan 2.0L 24 35 $24,452 $25,900
ILX 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium Pkg 24 35 $27,506 $29,200
ILX 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Tech Pkg 24 35 $29,542 $31,400
ILX 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Premium Pkg 22 31 $27,506 $29,200
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5-Door HB Five
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius 5-Door HB Five 51 48 $27,930 $30,005
Prius 5-Door HB Four 51 48 $26,470 $28,435
Prius 5-Door HB Persona 51 48 $25,256 $27,130
Prius 5-Door HB Three 51 48 $23,985 $25,765
Prius 5-Door HB Two 51 48 $22,748 $24,200
Prius Plug-In 5-Door HB 51 49 $30,720 $32,000
Prius Plug-In 5-Door HB Advanced 51 49 $37,945 $39,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,228
$27,930
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,900
$30,005
Monthly Payment Estimate
$482 / month
$500 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Acura ILX is a balanced, if compromised, entry-level/near-luxury sedan that combines fun and style for an affordable price. The 2013 Toyota Prius is a spacious, practical mid-size hatchback that will hold five people and their gear, while remaining the highest-mileage car sold without a plug.
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Fuel Economy
City
39 mpg 51 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 48 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
- TBD - Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.700 51.200
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.600 54.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.300 93.7
Second Head Room (in)
35.900 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.500 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.300 42.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.200 52.7
Second Leg Room (in)
34.100 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.000 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.400 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.200 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
179.100 176.4
Height, Overall (in)
55.600 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.300 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.100 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.600 68.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.000 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 21.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 67.3
Brakes
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)
10.200 x - TBD - 10.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.300 x - TBD - 10.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.200 11.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.100 - TBD -
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 36.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P215/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P215/45R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2959 3042
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 1000 - 3500 105 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
N/A NA
Displacement
1.5L/91 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
111 @ 5500 98 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 48
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
39 51
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
38 50
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.510 - 1.750 - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.270 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.530 - 0.420 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura ILX Toyota Prius
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.748 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.551 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.9 3.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 10
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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