Compare 2019 Acura ILX vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class

2019 Acura ILX
2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class
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Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 24 34 $24,617 $25,900
Sedan w/Premium Pkg 24 34 $26,274 $27,650
Sedan w/Technology Pkg 24 34 $28,074 $29,550
Sedan w/Premium/A-Spec Pkg 24 34 $28,169 $29,650
Sedan w/Technology/A-Spec Pkg 24 34 $29,969 $31,550
Sedan A 220
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,617
$30,550
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,900
$32,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$542 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.7
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Acura ILX delivers some luxury car goods, but we’d spend our money on a loaded-up Honda Civic instead. Mercedes takes a second aim at an entry-level sedan with the A-Class, and this time hits closer to the mark.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.1
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 -
Front Hip Room (in)
50.3 57.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
34 -
Front Head Room (in)
38 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 61.7
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 179.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 107.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 70.7
Liftover Height (in)
- 67.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 -
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)
11.1 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P205/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P205/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3095 3285
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 -
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3800 221 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6800 188 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 35
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA 429
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 4.34
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 2.51
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 15.95
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 6.36
Trans Type
8 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 3.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 2.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 13.95
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 10.04
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura ILX Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 6.3
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2019 Acura ILX
  • 2019 Acura ILX is on sale
  • Conquest bonus sweetens the pot
  • Lease: From $239 for 36 mo.
  • Finance: $1,200 in bonus cash
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class
  • 2019 A-Class is filling showrooms
  • Rebates: No cash incentives
  • Finance: No APR offers
  • Lease: From $359/month
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