FIND YOUR DRIVE

The Acura sedan lineup includes two outstanding models. Compare the 2021 ILX Premium Sport Compact Sedan and the 2021 TLX Performance Luxury Sedan to find your drive. Interested in Acura SUVs? Click here.

Quick On Its Feet

The ILX premium sport compact sedan is the smallest vehicle in our lineup. But don’t let its size fool you – its light weight, powerful engine and quick-shifting transmission combine to make it one of the most agile vehicles in its class. The ILX is also powerfully styled and comes equipped with great features like a power moonroof, heated front seats and LED headlights.

Born To Perform

The TLX is our mid-size sedan and it takes performance to the next level. Its VTEC® Turbo 2.0-liter engine boasts 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, giving you plenty of passing power. The TLX was also styled to make a statement, with a low and wide stance, eye-catching character lines and pronounced rear shoulders. Like the ILX, it comes equipped with great standard features including Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, a premium audio system, and WiFi Hotspot.

Quick On Its Feet

The ILX premium sport compact sedan is the smallest vehicle in our lineup. But don’t let its size fool you – its light weight, powerful engine and quick-shifting transmission combine to make it one of the most agile vehicles in its class. The ILX is also powerfully styled and comes equipped with great features like a power moonroof, heated front seats and LED headlights.

Born To Perform

The TLX is our mid-size sedan and it takes performance to the next level. Its VTEC® Turbo 2.0-liter engine boasts 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, giving you plenty of passing power. The TLX was also styled to make a statement, with a low and wide stance, eye-catching character lines and pronounced rear shoulders. Like the ILX, it comes equipped with great standard features including Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, a premium audio system, and WiFi Hotspot.

Performance

A variety of powertrain and handing options are available across the Acura sedan lineup. While every model features unique capabilities, each delivers exhilarating performance that gives you a closer connection to the road. Compare the performance of the ILX and TLX.
Premium Sport Compact Sedan
2.4L 4-Cyl
Engine
2011
Horsepower
8 Speed Dual Clutch
Transmission
24 / 34 / 282
MPG Rating (City/Hwy/Combined)
Highlights
  • Powerful i VTEC® engine
  • Race-inspired transmission engineered for agility
  • Paddle shifters for manual driving
  • Amplitude Reactive Dampers provide optimal ride comfort & stability
Performance Luxury Sedan
2.0L 4-Cyl Turbo
Engine
2721
Horsepower

10 Speed

Transmission
22 / 31 / 252
MPG Rating (City/Hwy/Combined)
Highlights
  • Powerful i VTEC® engine
  • Race-inspired transmission
  • Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters for manual driving
  • Double wishbone front suspension for enhanced control
  • Integrated Dynamics System offers 4 unique driving modes + individual mode

Safety & Technology

Safety performance is at the heart of Acura design. All of our 2021 sedans feature the next generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure to enhance occupant protection in frontal collisions. The AcuraWatch™ suite of safety and driver assistive technologies also comes standard across the lineup, bringing added peace of mind to your daily drive. 

AcuraWatch

Every 2021ILX comes equipped with AcuraWatch™ driver-assistive technologies, making it one of the most safety-minded sport sedans. Drive confidently with Collision Mitigation Braking, Lane Keeping Assist, Road Departure Mitigation, and Adaptive Cruise Control8

Multi-View Rear Camera

Safer driving starts when reverse is engaged:  ILX is equipped with a multi-view rear camera that offers three different images of the areas behind the vehicle, helping you back out with confidence.3

Stability Assistance

The ILX includes our Vehicle Stability Assist™ system to help reduce the dangers of oversteer or understeer.VSA® uses an array of sensors, along with ABS, to apply the brakes to each wheel as needed to stabilize the vehicle.

5-Star Safety Rating

The 2020 ILX has achieved a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score safety rating from NHTSA.The 5-Star Safety Ratings program evaluates how vehicles perform in crash tests, including frontal, side and rollover scenarios. 

AcuraWatch

The AcuraWatch™ suite of safety and driver assistive technologies comes standard on every new TLX. Intelligent features like Collision Mitigation Braking, Lane Keeping Assist, Traffic Sign Recognition, and Adaptive Cruise Control bring added confidence to an exhilarating driving experience.9

Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines

The TLX features a rear camera with three unique views: Normal, Wide Angle and Top-Down.4 Dynamic guidelines can also be activated to help guide trajectory and judge distances when reversing.

Stability & Handling Assistance

In addition to the same Vehicle Stability Assist™ system found on the ILX, the TLX also includes Agile Handling Assist.® This feature further enhances handling capabilities during oversteer or understeer by helping the driver smoothly navigate through a curve.5

5-Star Safety Rating

The 2021 TLX has achieved a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Safety Rating from NHTSA.6 The 5-Star Safety Ratings program evaluates how vehicles perform in crash tests, including frontal, side and rollover scenarios.

Comfort & Convenience

Every 2021 Acura sedan is designed to be supremely comfortable, intuitive and accessible. When comparing the Acura sedans, you'll find a variety of standard and available driver-enhancing features across the model lineup – from center display screens that are easy to access and use, to heated front sport seats that keep front row occupants warm, to smartphone integration capabilities that connect you to texts, emails, and music.

Dash Area Features

• Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/ mounted controls (standard)

• Dual-zone climate control (standard)

• Dual screen display (available)

• Premium audio system with 10 speakers (available)

• Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ integration6,7 (available)

 

Console Area Features

• Leather-wrapped shift knob

• 12-volt power outlet (front armrest)

 

Front Seat Area Features

• Sport seats with leatherette-trimmed interior (standard)

• Driver's 8-way power seat with power lumbar support (standard)

• Heated front seats (standard) 

• Front headroom/legroom: 38.0 in / 42.3 in

 

Ceiling/Moonroof Area Features

• Power moonroof (standard)

Backseat Area Features

• Rear headroom/legroom: 35.9 in / 34.0 in

• Trunk space: 12.4 cu.ft.

• Vehicle seating capacity: 5

 

Dash Area Features

• Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/ mounted controls (standard)

• Brushed aluminum trim (standard)

• Dual-zone climate control (standard)

• 10.2-Inch HD center display (standard)

• Acura premium audio system with 10 speakers (standard)

• Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ integration7,8 (standard)

 

Console Area Features

• Electronic gear selector

• 12-volt power outlet (front armrest & console)

• Wireless charging pad (available)

 

Front Seat Area Features

• Sport seats with leatherette-trimmed interior (standard), leather, contrast stitching and piping (available)

• 12-way power front seats with power lumbar (standard)

• Heated front seats (standard), ventilated front seats (available)

• Front headroom/legroom: 37.2 in / 36.3 in

Ceiling/Moonroof Area Features

• Power moonroof (standard)

Ceiling-mounted speakers (available)

Backseat Area Features

• Heated outboard rear seats (available)

Rear headroom/legroom: 36.3 in / 34.9 in

• Vehicle seating capacity: 5

 

Make Your Move

2020 White ILX
Premium Sport Compact Sedan
Starting at $25,950
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ILX Special APR
2020 ILX Special APR
1.9%

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Side View of Red 2021 Acura TLX
Performance Luxury Sedan
Starting at $37,500
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TLX Special APR
2021 TLX Special APR
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Disclaimer
ILX  

* MSRP. 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.

1  2.4-liters: 201-horsepower 4-cylinder engine @ 6800 SAE net.

2  Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

3  Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up, as the rearview camera and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor (if present) may not provide complete information about conditions at the rear of your vehicle.

4  VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.

5  Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (SaferCar.gov).

6  Depending on use, Apple CarPlay can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with the connected iPhone. See Apple’s privacy policy for details regarding Apple’s use and handling of data uploaded by CarPlay. Use of CarPlay is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the CarPlay terms of use, which are included as part of the Apple iOS terms of use. CarPlay vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Honda cannot guarantee CarPlay operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in CarPlay software/Apple iOS, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details.

7  Depending on use, Android Auto can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with Google and its service providers. See Google privacy policy for details regarding Google’s use and handling of data uploaded by Android Auto. Use of Android Auto is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the Android Auto terms of use, which are presented to the user when the Android Auto application is downloaded to the user’s Android phone. Android Auto vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Acura cannot guarantee Android Auto operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in Android Auto software/Android operating system, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details. Only use Android Auto when conditions allow you to do so safely.

8  AcuraWatch system accuracy will vary based on weather, speed, road conditions and other factors.  System may not detect all objects ahead of, beside or behind the vehicle and may not detect a given object.  System may not detect all lane markings or lane/road departures.  System operation affected by extreme interior heat.  Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

Adaptive Cruise Control should not be used in heavy traffic, poor weather or on winding roads.

Collision Mitigation Braking System only is designed to mitigate crash forces; it may not avoid all collisions.  Depending on the circumstances, CMBS may not go through all the alert stages before initiating the last stage of collision mitigation.

Forward Collision Warning system does not include a braking function.

Lane Keeping Assist System and/or Traffic Jam Assist only assists driver in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist.

Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW) only alerts drivers when lane drift is detected without a turn signal is use.  RDM can apply mild steering torque to assist in maintaining proper lane position and/or brake pressure to slow the vehicle's departure from a detected lane.


TLX  

* MSRP. 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.

1  2.4-liters: 206-horsepower 4-cylinder engine @ 6800 SAE net.

2  Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

3  290-horsepower 6-cylinder engine @ 6200 SAE net.
 
4  Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up; the rearview camera display does not provide complete information about all conditions and objects at the rear of your vehicle. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

5  VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.

6  Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (SaferCar.gov).

7  Depending on use, Apple CarPlay can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with the connected iPhone. See Apple’s privacy policy for details regarding Apple’s use and handling of data uploaded by CarPlay. Use of CarPlay is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the CarPlay terms of use, which are included as part of the Apple iOS terms of use. CarPlay vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Honda cannot guarantee CarPlay operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in CarPlay software/Apple iOS, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details.

8  Depending on use, Android Auto can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with Google and its service providers. See Google privacy policy for details regarding Google’s use and handling of data uploaded by Android Auto. Use of Android Auto is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the Android Auto terms of use, which are presented to the user when the Android Auto application is downloaded to the user’s Android phone. Android Auto vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Acura cannot guarantee Android Auto operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in Android Auto software/Android operating system, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details. Only use Android Auto when conditions allow you to do so safely.

9  AcuraWatch system accuracy will vary based on weather, speed, road conditions and other factors.  System may not detect all objects ahead of, beside or behind the vehicle and may not detect a given object.  System may not detect all lane markings or lane/road departures.  System operation affected by extreme interior heat.  Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

Adaptive Cruise Control should not be used in heavy traffic, poor weather or on winding roads.

Collision Mitigation Braking System only is designed to mitigate crash forces; it may not avoid all collisions.  Depending on the circumstances, CMBS may not go through all the alert stages before initiating the last stage of collision mitigation.

Forward Collision Warning system does not include a braking function.

Lane Keeping Assist System and/or Traffic Jam Assist only assists driver in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist.

Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW) only alerts drivers when lane drift is detected without a turn signal is use.  RDM can apply mild steering torque to assist in maintaining proper lane position and/or brake pressure to slow the vehicle's departure from a detected lane.