Compare the 2020 Acura ILX vs RLX Side-by-Side

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2020 Acura ILX or 2020 Acura RLX?

Sterling McCall Acura invites you to compare the 2020 Acura ILX vs RLX side-by-side. Review the performance specs and features of this popular matchup and discover which is best for you.

2020 Acura ILX vs Acura RLX Sedan with Technology Package

Wanting a luxurious sedan but don’t know where to look? The 2020 Acura ILX Sedan and the 2020 Acura RLX Sedan are great options to choose from. They both have high safety ratings and score high in luxury large and small models. The 2020 RLX will be the final of its kind.

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The differences between these two vehicles are in their performance ability. Starting with their engine the Acura RLX will give you the better performance as it is standard with a 3.5 liter V-6 engine and a 10-Speed automatic transmission creating 310 horsepower and 272lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, the Acura ILX is ready with a 2.4 liter engine and a 8-Speed Dual clutch automatic transmission creating 201hp and 180lb-ft of torque. Both are available in Front-Wheel Drive.

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Design Highlights

Interior features in both sedans include 5 seats, Heated Front Seats, Smart Entry, Push to Start Ignition, an automatic-dimming rearview mirror and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. They share Acoustic Glass which helps reduce outside noises creating a silent and smooth drive. 2020 RLX is designed with Three-zone Climate Control while the Acura ILX equips a Dual-zone Climate Control. Shared exterior tech include Jewel Eye LED headlights, LED-Illuminated Tail lights, and Center High Mount Stop Light. The 2020 RLX comes equipped with a more exterior standard tech such as Power-Folding Mirrors, LED-illuminated Door Handles, and Side Mirror-integrated Directional Signals. The 2020 RLX comes equipped with standard 19-inch wheels while the Acura ILX comes with standard 17-inch wheels and has available 18-inch, and 17-inch wheels.

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Technology Highlights

The Acura ILX and RLX have a high safety score thanks to their safety technology specs. They both equip Collision Mitigation Braking System, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Road Departure Mitigation System just to name a couple. They have similar entertainment features such as SiriusXM, HD radio, 8-inch display, Acura Navigation System 3D view, and Pandora. Both have Acura ELS Studio 3D Premium Audio, but the ILX has 10 speakers but the RLX has 14 speakers. This might be huge for you, as you’ll notice one of the biggest differences between the two sedans is that the Acura ILX is equipped with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay while the Acura RLX does not have this tech.

Features & Specs: 2020 Acura ILX Sedan vs 2020 Acura RLX Sedan

2020 Acura ILX Sedan w/Technology Package VS. 2020 Acura RLX Sedan w/Technology Package
2.4L Inline-4 Engines 3.5L V-6 Engine
8-Speed Dual Clutch Automatic Transmissions 10-Speed Automatic
201hp, 180lb-ft torque Horsepower
310hp, 272lb-ft torque
LED Headlights (Standard) Exterior Lighting LED Headlights (Standard)
17-inch Pewter Gray Machine-Finished wheels (Standard)
17, 18-inch (Available)
Wheels 19-inch Pewter Gray Machine-Finished Wheels (Standard)
19-inch (Available)
Moonroof (Standard) Sunroof Moonroof (Standard)
8-inch Display (Standard)

Multimedia 8-inch Display (Standard)

Standard Apple CarPlay
Android Auto
Not Available
Rearview Camera (Standard) Cameras Rearview Camera (Standard)

Compare the 2020 Acura ILX vs RLX In-Person

With so much to love about both the 2020 Acura ILX and 2020 Acura RLX we expect you’ll want to compare them side-by-side for yourself. Sterling McCall Acura invites you to visit us online or in-person to schedule your 2020 Acura ILX vs RLX test drive in Houston, TX. Our friendly team members are standing by to answer all your questions about pricing, availability, features, performance, and more on this popular matchup. Contact us today.

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I don’t normally write reviews, but sometimes they are necessary! Let me just start by saying that Mr. Darrel Babineaux is the BEST and MOST ATTENTIVE car salesman I have ever encountered. I am new to the Acura family and was a little hesitant on making a firm decision. Originally, I was only coming to look, but ended up buying a new 2021 Acura RDX. I came on the car lot within an hour of closing, undecided on the trim I wanted. Mr. Babineaux offered some perspectives to help distinguish my preferable taste, without making me feel pressured into deciding ...

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I would like to inform you all that the sales rep., Mr. Darell Babineaux is great to work with if you wish to buy a new Acura. He was attentive, honest and cordial. He also works well with the dealership's general manager, Mr. Wil Paz. Both were outstanding. Together, they worked to find the car that I sought.

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