2017 Acura ILX vs. 2017 Honda Accord | Continental Acura
2017 Acura ILX

2017 Acura ILX

2017 Honda Accord

2017 Honda Accord

2017 Acura ILX vs. 2017 Honda Accord

201 hp

Base Power

185 hp
8-speed dual-clutch

Standard Transmission

6-speed Manual
35 mpg highway


32 mpg highway

The 2017 Honda Accord is a good vehicle, but the 2017 Acura ILX clearly appeals to a different sort of driver, and it pays to learn the differences between them. We’ve put together this quick comparison to help you out.


The 2017 Honda Accord has been engineered to deliver an effective combination of power and efficiency that suits the needs of the family driver. The 2017 Acura ILX does, too, but it has also been designed to provide a slightly more stirring performance. Here’s how their standard specs match up:

  • 2017 Acura ILX: Up to 201 hp from a 2.4L four-cylinder engine.
  • 2017 Honda Accord: Up to 185 hp from a 2.4L four-cylinder engine.

Standard transmissions also differ:

  • 2017 Acura ILX: 8-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT).
  • 2017 Honda Accord: 6-speed manual transmission.

You’ll also notice some difference in the mpg ratings of each base model:

  • 2017 Acura ILX: 25 mpg city/35 mpg highway.*
  • 2017 Honda Accord LX: 23 mpg city/32 mpg highway.

Interior Features

The 2017 Honda Accord and the 2017 Acura ILX both offer some fantastic interior features as standard, including power front seats and dual-zone automatic climate control. The new Acura ILX also provides:

  • Heated Front Seats
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror

Furthermore, you’ll have the option to add a state of the art GPS-linked, solar-sensing climate control system to the ILX. Should the temperature change between Naperville and Plainfield or Aurora and Chicago, your interior climate control settings will be adjusted accordingly.

Exterior Features

The 2017 Honda Accord and the 2017 Acura ILX differ dramatically when it comes to exterior styling, with the former adopting a traditional body and the latter nurturing a more performance-focused aesthetic.

The new ILX also offers the following features as standard:

  • One-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature
  • Jewel Eye LED headlights

2017 Acura ILX Accolades

  • 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA**
  • 2017 Top Safety Pick***
2017 Acura ILX

2017 Acura ILX dashboard

2017 Acura ILX Technology Plus A-Spec

Drive the 2017 ILX at Continental Acura of Naperville

The 2017 Acura ILX is likely to speak to those drivers searching for a practical compact sedan that still maintains a clear focus on performance. To find out more, all you need to do is contact Continental Acura of Naperville today. Alternatively, feel free to apply for financing online.

Why Buy at Continental Acura of Naperville?

  • Named “Best Auto Dealer” for eight consecutive years by Naperville Magazine’s “Best Of” Awards.
  • Earned Platinum Status in Acura’s Client Experience Evaluation — #1 in Chicagoland.


* Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.

** Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov.

*** http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/vehicle/v/acura/ilx-4-door-sedan/2017

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2275 Aurora Ave Naperville, IL


Phone: 630-866-8399

2275 Aurora Ave Naperville, IL
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