2020 Acura ILX vs 2020 Honda Accord

2020 Acura ILX vs. 2020 Honda Accord

2020 Acura ILX


2020 Honda Accord

201-hp, 2.4L I-4


192-hp, 1.5L I-4
180 lb-ft of torque


192 lb-ft
8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission


CVT Transmission

Standard Heated Side Mirrors


Standard Sunroof

48 months/50,000 miles

Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty

36 months/36,000 miles
72 months/70,000 miles

Powertrain Warranty

60 months/60,000 miles



If you compared the 2020 Acura ILX vs. Acura TLX and decided the smaller ILX is the right fit for your Providence, you should also compare it to the 2020 Honda Accord.

If you’re a regular Honda Civic driver in Warwick, you may be wondering, “which Acura is the Accord?” The Acura ILX is a closest match to the Accord, but with added luxury to your ride. Learn more about how the Acura and Honda models differ in terms of performance, interior features, and warranty coverage with this 2020 Acura ILX vs. 2020 Honda Accord comparison at First Acura.

Acura ILX vs. Honda Accord: Performance Specs

A reliable sedan starts with an adequately powerful engine. When you opt for the Acura ILX, you get a standard 2.4L engine and 8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission capable of producing 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. The Honda Accord and its standard 1.5L 4-cylinder engine and CVT transmission only produce 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. 

Acura ILX vs. Honda Accord: Comfort and Convenience Features

A dependable sedan with plenty of the latest technology features to keep you connected no matter where the road takes you is a joy to drive. The Acura ILX starts with amenities like a spacious interior, leatherette seating while the Accord has standard cloth seats. You and your passengers can enjoy a better sound system in the ILX with its 6 speaker audio system compared to the 4 speaker system that comes with the Honda Accord. These are just a couple more features in the ILX you won’t find in the Accord:

  • CD player
  • Aux port
  • MP3 capability 

Acura ILX vs. Honda Accord: Warranty Coverage

Warranty coverage is too often an afterthought when car-shopping, but a good warranty means a manufacturer is willing to stand behind their cars. The 2020 Acura ILX provides added peace of mind over the coverage available with the 2020 Honda Accord. Here’s how their warranty coverage differs: 

2020 Honda Accord:

  • Bumper-to-Bumper: 36 months/36,000 miles
  • Powertrain: 60 months/60,000 miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 36 months/36,000 miles

2020 Acura ILX:

  • Bumper-to-Bumper: 48 months/50,000 miles
  • Powertrain: 72 months/70,000 miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 48 months/50,000 miles

Choose the Right Sedan for You at First Acura

While there are many strong comparisons that can be made with the 2020 Acura ILX vs. Accord, the ILX offers a more convenient and luxurious driving experience. See for yourself when you visit First Acura and check out this luxury sedan in person. Browse our inventory of new ILX models for sale to see what you like best. Contact us today for more information and to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Cranston!

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