Compare 2014 Acura ILX vs 2014 Buick Verano

2014 Acura ILX
2014 Buick Verano
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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 $32,504 $34,600
ILX 4-Door Sedan 2.0L 24 35 $25,377 $26,900
ILX 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Premium Pkg 24 35 $27,506 $29,200
ILX 4-Door Sedan 2.0L Tech Pkg 24 35 $29,727 $31,600
ILX 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Premium Pkg 22 31 $27,506 $29,200
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Verano 4-Door Sedan 21 32 $22,752 $23,700
Verano 4-Door Sedan Convenience Group 21 32 $23,875 $24,870
Verano 4-Door Sedan Leather Group 21 32 $25,824 $26,900
Verano 4-Door Sedan Premium Group 21 30 $27,902 $29,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,228
$22,752
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,900
$23,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$482 / month
$395 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
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. Mild or slightly spicy--in either flavor, the 2014 Buick Verano delivers long on comfort, without bowing to sport-sedan cliches.
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Fuel Economy
City
39 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
34 34.7
Front Head Room (in)
38 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.1
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.3 95.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 52.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.0
Front Hip Room (in)
50.2 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 71.4
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.1 183.9
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.3 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10 14.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 11.8 x - TBD -
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 11.5 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 15.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 36.0
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RJ0
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P235/45R18
Spare Tire Size
NA T115/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA RJ0
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZAD
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P235/45R18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2959 3300
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
340 512
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 130
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/4-cyl
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 1000 171 @ 4900
Engine Order Code
NA LEA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
111 @ 5500 180 @ 6700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
39 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
38 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 32
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.51 2.84
Trans Order Code
NA MH8
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 - 0.42 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.27 3.23
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.75
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.91
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura ILX Buick Verano
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.00
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.9 (Est) NA
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.5
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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