Compare 2019 Acura ILX vs 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Acura ILX
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
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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
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Manual w/SULEV S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual w/SULEV S 30 40 $17,994 $18,745
Automatic w/SULEV S 30 40 $18,762 $19,545
Automatic w/ULEV S 30 40 $18,762 $19,545
Automatic w/SULEV SE 30 40 $21,499 $22,395
Automatic w/ULEV SE 30 40 $21,499 $22,395
Automatic w/SULEV R-Line 30 40 $22,315 $23,245
Automatic w/ULEV R-Line 30 40 $22,315 $23,245
Automatic w/SULEV SEL 30 40 $23,707 $24,695
Automatic w/ULEV SEL 30 40 $23,707 $24,695
Automatic w/SULEV SEL Premium 30 40 $26,108 $27,195
Automatic w/ULEV SEL Premium 30 40 $26,108 $27,195
Automatic w/CWP/SULEV SEL Premium 30 40 $26,587 $27,695
Automatic w/CWP/ULEV SEL Premium 30 40 $26,587 $27,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,617
$17,994
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,900
$18,745
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.7
5.8
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. The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is a mild-mannered, well-equipped compact sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.3 94.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
50.3 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
34 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
38 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 60.7
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 185.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 105.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 70.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 14.1
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 10.8
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 11.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 36.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3095 2888
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 140
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3800 184 @ 1400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 1.4 L/85
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6800 147 @ 5000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 30
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 40
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 4.11
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.36
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 4.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura ILX Volkswagen Jetta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 5.1
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2019 Acura ILX
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  • Lease: From $239 for 36 mo.
  • Finance: 1.9% APR for up to 36 mo.
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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
  • All-new 2019 Jetta available with new platform
  • Rebates: Unadvertised discounts available
  • Lease: From $249 per month for 36 months
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months
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