Compare 2022 Acura ILX vs 2021 Mazda MAZDA3

2022 Acura ILX
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Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ILX Sedan 24 34 $25,850 $26,500
ILX Sedan w/Premium Package 24 34 $27,440 $28,500
ILX Sedan w/Premium/A-Spec Package 24 34 $29,298 $30,500
ILX Sedan w/Technology/A-Spec Package 24 34 $31,119 $32,400
2021 Mazda MAZDA3
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,850
$19,751
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,500
$20,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$442 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.7
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Acura ILX doesn’t offer many advantages to less expensive compact cars, despite the premium badge. The 2021 Mazda 3 straddles the mainstream and upscale markets with a quality cabin, power that ranges from pedestrian to plentiful, and available all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 -
Front Hip Room (in)
50.3 -
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34 -
Front Head Room (in)
38 -
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 -
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 -
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR17 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P215/45VR17 -
Spare Tire Size
NA -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3095 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
NA -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3600 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
2.4 L/144 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6800 -
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 -
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 -
Trans Type
8 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 -
Trans Order Code
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura ILX -
Body Style
Sedan -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
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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