Compare 2018 Acura ILX vs 2018 Honda Civic

2018 Acura ILX
2018 Honda Civic
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Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ILX Sedan 25 35 $26,701 $28,100
ILX Sedan w/AcuraWatch Plus 25 35 $27,932 $29,400
ILX Sedan w/Premium Pkg 25 35 $28,595 $30,100
ILX Sedan w/Premium/A-SPEC Pkg 25 35 $30,490 $32,100
ILX Sedan w/Technology Plus Pkg 25 35 $31,437 $33,100
ILX Sedan w/Technology Plus/A-SPEC Pkg 25 35 $33,332 $35,100
ILX Special Edition Sedan 25 35 $27,458 $28,900
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EX-L CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Coupe EX-L CVT 31 40 $22,039 $23,725
Civic Coupe EX-T CVT 31 40 $20,998 $22,600
Civic Coupe EX-T Manual 30 41 $20,257 $21,800
Civic Coupe LX CVT 30 39 $18,729 $20,150
Civic Coupe LX Manual 28 39 $17,989 $19,350
Civic Coupe LX-P CVT 30 39 $19,655 $21,150
Civic Coupe Touring CVT 31 40 $24,539 $26,425
Civic Hatchback EX CVT 31 40 $21,599 $23,250
Civic Hatchback EX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $22,525 $24,250
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT 31 40 $23,914 $25,750
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $24,840 $26,750
Civic Hatchback LX CVT 31 40 $19,470 $20,950
Civic Hatchback LX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $20,396 $21,950
Civic Hatchback LX Manual 29 38 $18,729 $20,150
Civic Hatchback Sport CVT 30 36 $20,951 $22,550
Civic Hatchback Sport Manual 29 38 $20,211 $21,750
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 30 36 $26,691 $28,750
Civic Sedan EX CVT 31 40 $19,831 $21,340
Civic Sedan EX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $20,757 $22,340
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT 32 42 $22,294 $24,000
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT w/Honda Sensing 32 42 $23,220 $25,000
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT w/Navigation 32 42 $23,220 $25,000
Civic Sedan EX-T CVT 32 42 $20,905 $22,500
Civic Sedan EX-T CVT w/Honda Sensing 32 42 $21,831 $23,500
Civic Sedan EX-T Manual 31 42 $20,164 $21,700
Civic Sedan LX CVT 31 40 $18,350 $19,740
Civic Sedan LX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $19,276 $20,740
Civic Sedan LX Manual 28 40 $17,609 $18,940
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 32 42 $24,886 $26,800
Civic Si Coupe Manual 28 38 $22,386 $24,100
Civic Si Coupe Manual w/High Performance Tires 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Si Sedan Manual 28 38 $22,386 $24,100
Civic Si Sedan Manual w/High Performance Tires 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $32,200 $34,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,701
$22,039
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,100
$23,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$468 / month
$395 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.8
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Acura ILX is an acceptable entry-level luxury car, but a loaded-up mainstream model like the Honda Civic delivers more features and refinements for less money. The 2018 Honda Civic is a good car made better by plenty of options and value at nearly every stop.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
50.3 54.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
34 35.9
Front Head Room (in)
38 36.5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 48.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 34.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.3 88.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 52.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 60.9
Length, Overall (in)
181.9 176.9
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 54.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.3 11.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 10.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 11.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 35.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P215/50HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P215/50HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3093 2900
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 -
Engine
Displacement
2.4 L/144 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6800 174 @ 6000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3800 162 @ 1700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 31
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 -
Trans Type
8 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 1.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 2.65 - 0.41
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 4.81
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Coupe
Vehicle Name
Acura ILX Honda Civic Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 5.0
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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