2022 Acura ILX vs. 2021 Acura TLX

2022 Acura ILX vs 2022 Acura TLX
2022 Acura ILX


2021 Acura TLX

Starting MSRP

2.4L 4-cylinder engine

Engine Configuration

2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine
201 hp


272 hp
24/33 city/highway mpg**

Fuel Efficiency

22/31 city/highway mpg*** w/FWD
89.3 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

93.4 cubic feet
12.4 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

13.5 cubic feet

When you’re looking for a luxury sedan like the 2022 Acura ILX or 2021 Acura TLX, you’ll want to be sure that you make the right choice. Comparing the Acura ILX vs. TLX can be difficult, as both offer high levels of performance and premium features. However, each of these models appeal to particular Manhasset area residents. See the difference between the Acura ILX and TLX with Rallye Acura, and then, try them out at our dealership in Roslyn.

ILX vs. TLX: Starting Price

The first thing to consider is the starting price of each vehicle. The ILX is more affordable, while the TLX offers extra power and room to Garden City customers who have more flexibility:

  • 2022 Acura ILX: Starting MSRP of $26,500*
  • 2021 Acura TLX: Starting MSRP of $37,500*

ILX vs. TLX: Performance

You’ll also want to choose between fuel economy and power. If you value the best fuel economy possible, then the ILX could be the better option. If power is your priority on the other hand, then the TLX may be your preferred choice:

 Standard Acura ILX Engine Specs: 

  • 2.4L 4-cylinder engine with FWD
  • 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 24/33 city/highway mpg**

Standard Acura TLX Engine Specs:

  • 2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder engine with FWD
  • 272 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 22/31 city/highway mpg*** w/FWD

ILX vs. TLX: Passenger Space and Cargo Volume

The biggest difference between Acura ILX and TLX models is that they are compact and midsize luxury sedans. Both comfortably seat five passengers, but the TLX is slightly roomier, which makes it better for some Glen Cove area residents.

Acura ILX Dimensions:

  • 89.3 cubic feet passenger volume
  • 12.4 cubic feet cargo volume
  • 55.6/53.6 inches front/rear shoulder room
  • 50.3/51.7 inches front/rear hip room

Acura TLX DImensions:

  • 93.4 cubic feet passenger volume
  • 13.5 cubic feet cargo volume
  • 58.2/55 inches front/rear shoulder room
  • 55.8/54.6 inches front/rear hip room

See the Differences between Acura ILX and TLX Models in Person

Contact us to arrange a test drive of each of these premium sedans and compare the Acura ILX vs. TLX in person. Decide for yourself which will better suit your lifestyle, and take advantage of our new vehicle specials to get a great deal on your new Acura. While you’re here, be sure to explore the 2022 Acura ILX colors!

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,045.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**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 only) and other factors.

***Based on 2021 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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