Compare 2019 Acura ILX vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class

2019 Acura ILX
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class
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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class
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Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ILX Sedan 24 34 $24,617 $25,900
ILX Sedan w/Premium Pkg 24 34 $26,274 $27,650
ILX Sedan w/Premium/A-Spec Pkg 24 34 $28,169 $29,650
ILX Sedan w/Technology Pkg 24 34 $28,074 $29,550
ILX Sedan w/Technology/A-Spec Pkg 24 34 $29,969 $31,550
A 220 4MATIC Sedan
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AMG CLA 35 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CLA AMG CLA 35 4MATIC Coupe 23 29 $44,086 $46,900
CLA AMG CLA 45 4MATIC Coupe N/A N/A $51,512 $54,800
CLA CLA 250 4MATIC Coupe 23 33 $36,331 $38,650
CLA CLA 250 Coupe 25 35 $34,451 $36,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,617
$32,430
$44,086
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,900
$34,500
$46,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$575 / month
$782 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.7
6.4
6.8
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. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class packs sexy tech in a sexy bod, while it throws bargain pricing under the bus.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 35 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
34 33.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
38 40.3 -
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 41.8 -
Front Hip Room (in)
50.3 57.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 70.7 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 61.7 63.4
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 179.1 184.8
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 56.9 55.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.9 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 107.4 107.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 26.5 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 8.6 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 12.6 13.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11.6 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13 13.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 - -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02 R02
Front Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P205/55HR17 P235/40HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02 R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P205/55HR17 P235/40HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3095 3417 3505
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 115 115
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6800 188 @ 5800 302 @ 5800
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3600 221 @ 1600 295 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 35 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 28 25
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 2.00 0.73
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 13.95 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 10.04 2.43
Trans Order Code
NA 429 426
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 4.34 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 2.51 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 15.95 3.86
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 - -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 - 3.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 6.36 2.67
Trans Type
8 7 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 3.21 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC Sedan 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
Acura ILX Mercedes-Benz A-Class Mercedes-Benz CLA
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 6.3 -
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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2019 Acura ILX
  • 2020 Acura ILX is here
  • Rebates: Switch and get $500 (2019)
  • Lease: From $219 for 36 mo. (2019)
  • Finance: 0.9% APR or $2,200 off (2019)
2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class
  • 2020 A-Class is in showrooms
  • Rebates: No cash incentives
  • Finance: Fron 1.99% (2019)
  • Lease: From $339/month (2019)
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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class
  • 2020 CLA-Class is in stock
  • Up to $500 off
  • Lease: From $379/mo.
  • Finance: No APR offers

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