Compare Acura Sedans - ILX vs. TLX vs. RLX

  • 2020 Acura TLX SH-AWD Exterior Front Angle Driver Side

    Comparing ILX vs. TLX vs. RLX is one of the toughest tasks a Chicago luxury sedan shopper can undertake – after all, it means pitting some of the industry’s most impressive models against each other.

    With that in mind, we’ve compared the 2020 Acura ILX, 2020 Acura TLX, and 2020 Acura RLX across the following factors to help you identify your perfect model:

    • Price and Packages
    • Power and MPG
    • Interior Space
    • Safety
    • Features

Price and Packages

Acura ILX Homepage Rollover Tile

2020 Acura ILX packages include:
• Standard: Priced at $25,900 MSRP*
• Premium: Priced at $27,750 MSRP*
• Technology: Priced at $29,650 MSRP*
• A-SPEC: Priced at $29,750 MSRP* w/ Premium Package or $31,650 MSRP* w/ Technology Package

Acura TLX Homepage Rollover Tile

2020 Acura TLX packages include:
• Standard 2.4 FWD: Priced at $33,000 MSRP*
• Technology 2.4 FWD: Priced at $36,700 MSRP*
• A-SPEC 2.4 FWD: Priced at $39,400 MSRP*
• Advance V6 FWD: Priced at $43,950 MSRP*

Acura RLX Homepage Rollover Tile

2020 Acura RLX packages include:
• Technology V6 FWD: Priced at $54,900 MSRP*
• Sport Hybrid – Advance: Priced at $61,900 MSRP*

Powertrain Options and Specs

When you’re comparing Acura sedan models, it makes sense to start by comparing engine options and transmissions:

ILX: A 2.4L aluminum-alloy 4-cylinder comes as standard for 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque, with an 8-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT) perfectly refining power delivery. Kelley Blue Book calls it “taut and nimble”.

TLX: Opt for a 206 hp, 182 lb-ft of torque 2.4L inline-4 with 8-speed DCT (Dual-Clutch Transmission) and Sequential SportShift paddle shifters or a 290 hp, 267 lb-ft of torque 3.5L V6 with 9-speed automatic transmission and with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters.

RLX: A 3.5L aluminum-alloy direct injection V6 comes as standard for up to 310 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque. Choose between a 10-Speed Automatic Transmission with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters or Motor-integrated 7-Speed DCT (Dual-Clutch Transmission) with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters.

Acura Sedan MPG Ratings

Combined City Highway
2020 Acura ILX Standard 28 mpg 24 mpg 34 mpg**
2020 Acura TLX Standard FWD 2.4 27 mpg 23 mpg 33 mpg**
2020 Acura RLX Standard 23 mpg 20 mpg 29 mpg**


Both the Acura TLX and Acura RLX are available with a Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) system for the all-weather control of all AWD vehicles and sportier performance– FWD comes standard.


  • 2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Interior Cockpit Passenger Side

    Interior Space

    The interiors get a little larger as you work your way up the Acura sedan range – in fact, the Acura RLX has been praised by for its “spacious cabin and seating”. Interior measurements are worth taking into account, so here’s how they compare.

    •ILX: Up to 89.3 cubic feet of passenger space and 12.4 cubic feet in the trunk.

    •TLX: Up to 93.3 cubic feet of passenger space and 14.3 cubic feet in the trunk.

    •RLX: Up to 102.1 cubic feet of passenger space and 14.9 cubic feet in the trunk.

Acura Sedan Technology Features

2019 Acura TLX Screen

You’ll never be let down by Acura sedan technology, with standard and available features across the range including:

•Standard Bluetooth® Streaming Audio

•Standard USB Audio Interface with Smartphone Integration

•Acura/ELS Studio® Premium Audio System

Acura Sedan Safety Features

All Acura sedan models carry an impressive range of standard safety features, including:
•Multi-View Rear Camera
•Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
•Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow
•Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
•Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) system
•Forward Collision Warning (FCW) System
•Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System

You’ll also be able to upgrade the Acura ILX and TLX sedan with:

  • Blind Spot Information (BSI) System
  • Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

With the RLX, those two state-of-the-art safety features come as standard.

A Surround-View Camera System is available with the Acura RLX and Acura TLX for easier maneuvering at low speeds, and the Acura RLX adds a helpful Traffic Jam Assist feature to its list of AcuraWatch™ driver assistance technologies.

Come Check Out the 2019 Acura Sedan Lineup for Yourself

Whether you’re interested in finding the best SUVs or the most luxurious SUVs, your local Chicagoland Acura dealer is the place to go.
Explore the latest special offers and Acura reliability by visiting your nearest showroom or contacting us directly.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
**Based on 2019 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.
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Chicagoland Acura Dealers
Chicago, IL, United States
Chicagoland Acura Dealers 41.8819, 87.6278.