2020 Lexus IS 300 vs. 2020 Acura ILX

Lexus of Shreveport is pleased to be able to provide a quick comparison between the new 2020 Lexus IS models and the new 2020 Acura ILX. In short, the Lexus is bigger, comes with more standard tech, more power and performance and a year of complimentary maintenance. Not to mention, it’s a Lexus. Read on to learn more about the 2020 Lexus IS 300 vs. the 2020 Acura ILX. Both the Lexus IS and Acura ILX are 5-passenger luxury sedans. For decades, Lexus vehicles have been known for their space and comfort. The IS lineup is no different. It has more passenger volume than the ILX. It boasts more head room, legroom, shoulder and hip room in the front seats as well as more head room and hip room in the rear. In addition to space, the Lexus provides luxurious interior styling and comfort. The 2020 IS 300 cabin is detailed with a hand-selected leather trimmed shift knob and steering wheel and NuLuxe interior seating, standard. It also has dual zone climate control and power adjustable sport seats.

When it comes to performance, you’d think Acura would take the win. But this is not the case. When comparing the Lexus IS 300 to the Acura ILX, the Lexus is a beast! The Lexus comes with a turbocharged 241HP engine, while the Acura limps along with 201HP. When it comes to power, the Lexus IS has 258 net torque at 1650 RPM while the Acura struggles with only 180 at a whopping 3600 RPM. So if you’re interested in power and performance, this Acura model is not going to satisfy you.

The Lexus Safety System+ is standard on most new Lexus vehicles. You’ll find it on the new 2020 Lexus IS 300 as well. It can help prevent accidents before they happen. The Safety System+ comes with a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Assistance, Intelligent High-Beams and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. While both the Lexus IS line-up and the Acura ILX can brag about their NHTSA 5-star safety ratings, Acura’s safety system just doesn’t compare to the new technology in the Lexus. In addition to safety tech, the Lexus also comes with SiriusXM satellite radio, standard. As well as an 8-speaker audio system (Acura only comes with 6). The Lexus also comes with hands-free communication technology – something you’ll pay more for with the Acura.

And, finally, Lexus comes with a year of complimentary scheduled maintenance. So even if you pay a little more for the Lexus, you’ll be getting your money’s worth.

We hope this helped you make your decision when comparing the 2020 Lexus IS 300 vs. the 2020 Acura ILX. If not, we wholeheartedly suggest you come in to Lexus of Shreveport to take a test drive. We’re sure that will help make your decision easier. Browse our new IS inventory today or contact us to set a priority appointment.