2019 LEXUS IS 350 VS 2019 ACURA ILX

Lexus and Acura are two industry-leading brands that have become synonymous with automotive luxury. Drivers expect superior technology, a quality interior and to make an impression when driving around Shreveport. Lexus of Shreveport understands how important it is to find the right luxury vehicle to match your needs and style which is why we are comparing the 2019 Lexus IS 350 against the 2019 Acura ILX. See how they compare in reviews, technology and interior design.

Reviews
The new 2019 Lexus IS 350 is a compact luxury sedan and you can find it on sale now at Lexus of Shreveport. It’s the most powerful IS available and one of the sportiest vehicles in the Lexus lineup. Of the Lexus IS, KBB.com wrote, “Good enough to take on the likes of the Cadillac ATS, BMW 3 Series and Audi A4. The IS is backed by Lexus’ indisputable reputation for quality, reliability and high resale, not to mention a long list of luxury and safety features buyers have come to expect.” [1] The Lexus IS is available in the IS 300, IS 300 F Sport, IS 350 and IS 350 F Sport.

The 2019 Acura ILX is also a compact luxury sedan. Its lower starting MSRP may make it attractive to buyers but it lacks in ingenuity and drive. Of the ILX, Autoblog wrote, “Despite being billed as ‘new,’ the ILX needs to be redesigned on the current Civic platform as soon as possible, to remain competitive in its class — or even to remain competitive with the Civic itself.”[2]

Technology
The Lexus IS 350 and Acura ILX both have tech that makes every drive safe and fun. However, the IS 350 comes with more features than the ILX.
• 7-inch display screen (not standard on the 2019 ILX Acura)
• Two USB ports (only one is standard on the 2019 ILX Acura)
• HD Radio (not standard on the 2019 ILX Acura)
• Satellite Radio (not standard on the 2019 ILX Acura)
• Scout GPS Link (not standard on the 2019 ILX Acura)
• Pre-Collision System (including forward collision warning and pedestrian detection) (not standard on the 2019 ILX Acura)
• Available Navigation System with 10.3-inch display screen (only an 8-inch display and navigation system available on the 2019 ILX Acura)

Performance
If you’re considering the IS 350 or the ILX – performance is probably a big consideration for you. Lexus has three engine options for the IS. The 350 comes with a 3.5-liter V6 that pushes 311 horsepower. The Acura has a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out only 201 horsepower.

Interior

Both the Lexus IS and Acura ILX can seat five passengers. Each comes standard with leatherette upholstery and heated front seats. Visit Lexus of Shreveport to customize the IS to your personal taste and preference. There are eight exterior colors and four interior patterns to choose from. With four trims to explore, you’re sure to find the right IS for you.

Make time to visit our Lexus dealership to take advantage of the savings on a new Lexus IS 350. Ask our seasoned sales team how you can finance or lease today. Lexus of Shreveport is your Lexus dealership conveniently located in Bossier City. To learn more ABOUT US or keep up with OUR EVENTS – be sure to check our page regularly.

[1] https://www.kbb.com/
[2] https://www.autoblog.com/