2017 Acura ILX vs 2017 Audi A3

Luxury sedans are designed to provide comfortable, high-quality interiors with the latest high-tech equipment and next-level styling. Not to mention, they offer eye-catching exteriors with top-notch mechanical components. As two of the most popular models in the segment, the Acura ILX and Audi A3 have a lot to offer the modern driver.

Drivers who are on the lookout for their next luxury sedan can get a better idea of key differences and similarities between the 2017 Acura ILX and 2017 Audi A3 before getting behind the wheel and making a final buying decision.

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2017 Acura ILX VS 2017 Audi A3
$27,990* Starting MSRP $31,200
2.4L I-4, 201 horsepower Base Engine 2.0L I-4, 186 horsepower
Standard Heated Front Seats Available
Standard Voice Recognition Available

Under the hood, both the Acura ILX and Audi A3 come standard with small I-4 engines. Despite the similar powertrains, the Acura ILX offers more horsepower than the Audi A3. On the inside, both models are equipped with Bluetooth® capability, sunroofs, and leather steering wheels. The 2017 Acura ILX also comes with standard heated front seats and voice recognition, both of which are only available on the 2017 Audi A3 base trim. In the end, the Acura ILX is available for a more affordable starting price than the Audi A3. Which luxury sedan is right for you?

2017 Acura ILX Pittsburgh PA

Drivers can choose from a few different Acura ILX models and packages--Standard, AcuraWatch Plus, Premium, Technology Plus, and A-SPEC. Each ILX offers a unique set of features and capabilities to appeal to a wide variety of shoppers. Standard elements include power moonroof, LED headlights, leatherette-trimmed sport seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, pushbutton ignition, ambient cabin lighting, multi-information display, multi-view rear camera, and much more. Other Acura ILX trims are equipped with more advanced features, such as:

  • Rear spoiler
  • 2-driver position memory for seats and outside mirrors
  • Siri® Eyes Free
  • Voice recognition system
  • Acura Navigation System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

When you are ready to experience the 2017 Acura ILX near Pittsburgh, PA, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Baierl Acura.


*Price shown is the Acura suggested retail price only and does not include tax, title, license and registration fees, or destination and handling fee.

dark gray 2017 Acura ILX view from above
2017 Acura ILX interior dasboard

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