Acura ILX vs. Audi A3

Crystal Black Pearl
VS
Monsoon Gray Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$20,754 - $24,015
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.29 / 5
69 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
201 hp
186 - 220 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L 16
1.4 TFSI 4 CYL PHEV 204 HP
2.0 TFSI 4 Cylinder 220 HP
2.0 TFSI 4 Cylinder 186 HP

Interior Features

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
37.4 - 39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34 in.
31.9 - 35.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
35.9 in.
36.3 - 37.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.3 cu. ft.
9.9 - 12.3 cu. ft.

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
102.2 - 103.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.8 ft.
35.8 - 36.1 ft.

Length

Length
181.9 in.
169.7 - 175.5 in.

Width

Width
70.6 in.
70.3 - 70.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3093 .lbs
3197 - 3627 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
201 hp
186 - 220 hp

Torque

Torque
180 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
10.6 - 14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
13 - 18 mpg
23 - 31 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
22 - 24 mpg

Highway

Highway
35 mpg
30 - 31 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura ILX
Audi A3 Cabriolet, Audi A3 Sedan, Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Cabriolet, Sedan, Sportback, quattro Cabriolet, quattro Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Small Station Wagon - Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
89.3 ft³.
Not Available

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3093 lbs.
3197 - 3627 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 mpg.
25, 27, 28, 29, 36

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 mpg.
22 - 26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
35 mpg.
30 - 35 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 - Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144
1.4 L/85 - 2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
6 - 7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.08
2.93, 3.40, 3.50

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18
1.79, 2.75, 2.77

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61
1.12, 1.77, 1.85

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22
0.77, 0.93, 1.02

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96
0.70, 0.81, 1.02

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74
0.64, 0.76, 0.84

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.22
2.86, 2.90, 3.35

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94
3.75 - 4.77

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410
320

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1
6.1, 6.3, 6.6, 7.0

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95
140

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/45VR17
P225/40R18 - P225/45HR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR17
P225/40R18 - P225/45HR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.8 ft.
35.8 - 36.1 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in.
12.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 in.
10.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal.
10.6 - 14.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
37.4 - 39.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.6 in.
54.8 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
50.3 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
35.9 in.
36.3 - 37.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34 in.
31.9 - 35.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.5 in.
45.7 - 53 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
51.7 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
102.2 - 103.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
181.9 in.
169.7 - 175.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.6 in.
70.3 - 70.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
55.6 in.
55.5 - 56.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
59.4 in.
60.7 - 61.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.2 in.
59.6 - 60.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³.
9.9 - 12.3 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62
0.64

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
ILX
A3

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Luxury
Compact Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Convertible, Hatchback, Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.4
1.4 - 2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4