Acura ILX Vs Audi A3 Comparison In this comparison, we take a closer look at the luxury compact sedan segment, comparing the Audi A3 with the Acura ILX. The new ILX features a sporty look and feel with many advanced features for a value price, but how does it stack up against an Audi A3?
2019 Acura ILX Comparison

Acura ILX Quick Look

Acura ILX Pros
  • Sporty styling and drive dynamics
  • Sharp handling
  • A sweeping variety of features
  • Value priced vs competition
  • Great lease offerings from Palm Beach Acura
Acura ILX Cons
  • Options bundled into packages; no individual add-ons
  • Upgrade to Premium package encouraged for a more upscale, luxury interior than other luxury brands

Audi A3 Quick Look

Audi A3 Pros
  • Comfortable front seating
  • Stylish, upscale Cabin
  • Sporty, fun ride quality
Audi A3 Cons
  • Poor trunk space
  • Small backseat
  • Priced much higher than other luxury options
2019 Audi A3 Pros and Cons Compared

ILX Vs A3 Specifications Chart

Acura ILX


Audi A3

33 MPG Highway Rating*
38 MPG Highway Rating*
2.4 L 4 Cylinder
Engine2.0 L 4 Cylinder Turbo
6 yr/70,000 miPower-train Warranty4 yr/50,000 mi
182″ L x 71″ W x 56″ HVehicle Dimensions177" L x 72″ W x 56″ H
8-Speed AutomaticTransmission7-Speed Automatic

Acura ILX Vs Audi A3 Review

The new chart-topping Acura ILX has been dominating the road since the beginning and has quickly become one of the fastest-growing models in the premium compact sedan segment. With exquisite design, exhilarating performance, and brilliant technology, new Acura ILX is an easy for shoppers in West Palm Beach.

The new Acura ILX starts off with a highly competitive base model, setting the standard for entry-level vehicles. The Acura ILX comes equipped with a 201 -hp Inline 4-cylinder engine and comes available with three packages - Standard, Premium Package, and A-Spec Package. With much to be said, West Palm Beach car buyers are curious to know how the Acura ILX stacks up against the competition.

Considering this we have put together this Acura ILX vs. Audi A3 comparison review guide. Please take a look below to find out how the Acura Acura A3 measures up to the competition.

Acura ILX vs Audi A3 Engine Specs & Performance

Since the beginning the new Acura ILX has been making a name for itself, showing the world that it has what it takes to lead the way. The Acura ILX has earned high-remarks for it's exhilarating performance, sharp steering, and comfortable driving experience. The 201 horsepower 2.4-liter I-4 engine paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission makes this possible. Even more impressive, the new Acura ILX is optimized to deliver maximum fuel-efficiency. And for drivers who want more control, the new Acura ILX comes standard with Steering Wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

On the other hand, the brand Audi A3 is fueled by a 201 horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder TSFI engine with 221 lb.-ft. of torque. Paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch S tronic transmission, the new Audi A3 offers both efficiency and performance. In like manner, the new Audi A3 also offers a respectable fuel economy. Nevertheless, the Audi A3 offers less performance than the new ILX. Therefore, we recommend taking a look at the new Acura ILX for sale at West Palm Beach Acura.

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* Based on 2022 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.