2017 Acura ILX vs. 2017 BMW 2 Series

2017 Acura ILX vs. 2017 BMW 2 Series

Everybody has to start somewhere. Within the Acura inventory at Baierl Acura, that means the current version of the Acura ILX. The automaker refers to the 2017 ILX as a sport sedan, which means it has many of the design elements found on sportier models, but with the added convenience of four doors like a traditional sedan would offer. Quick and efficient vehicles like this are quite popular in the luxury automotive industry. To help shoppers get a clear picture, a comparison of the 2017 Acura ILX vs. 2017 BMW 2 Series shows how these two cars differ. Contact a Baierl Acura sales professional today to schedule a test drive with the 2017 ILX.

The 2017 Acura ILX is just one year removed from its last refresh. All of the elements included with the redesigned version are making a comeback in the 2017 model. A key area where the 2017 Acura ILX is able to outshine the 2017 BMW 2 Series is in available space. As a sport sedan, the 2017 ILX has more room for drivers and passengers to work with. Front seat passengers can have more than 42 inches of legroom to work with. Depending on how far back the front seats are set, riders in the rear seats can have better than 30 inches to stretch their legs. The BMW cannot match these dimensions.

2017 Acura ILX 2017 BMW 2 Series
2.4-L, 4-Cyl. Engine Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.
Eight-speed automatic Transmission Eight-speed manual
42.3/34 Fr./Rear Legroom (in.) N/A
25/35* Fuel Economy 21/32

Acura ILX vs. BMW 2 Series: Fuel Efficiency

Fans of the BMW 2 Series will point out the disparity in performance between it and the 2017 Acura ILX. However, they are missing an important fact. The fuel economy estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency for the 2017 ILX are much better than those recorded for the BMW coupe competitor. Potential owners of the Acura ILX, available at Baierl Acura, can expect to achieve in the neighborhood of 25 miles per gallon in the city and 35 miles per gallon on the highway*, for a combined score of 29 miles per gallon. By comparison, the 2017 BMW 2 Series offers scores of 21 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway.

*Based on 2017 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.


Get the sleek lines of a coupe with the convenience of a sedan with the 2017 Acura ILX
A sunroof is available on some trims of the 2017 ILX

The large dials on the gauge cluster have a racing vibe
The 2017 ILX has superior legroom to the BMW 2 series

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