In comparing the 2019 Acura ILX's and the 2019 Audi A3's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura ILX has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, resale value, interior volume and base engine power. The 2019 Audi A3 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Acura ILX's and the 2019 Audi A3's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura ILX is a better car than the 2019 Audi A3.
2019 Acura ILX vs. 2019 Audi A3 Pricing
A used 2019 Acura ILX ranges from $19,590 to $27,663 while a used 2019 Audi A3 is priced between $19,998 to $28,997.
2019 Acura ILX vs. 2019 Audi A3 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Acura ILX loses 48 percent of its value and the 2019 Audi A3 loses 48.8 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Acura ILX retains 0.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Audi A3.
2019 Acura ILX vs. 2019 Audi A3 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura ILX is 8.7 out of 10 while the Audi A3's quality rating is 8.7 out of 10. This results in the Acura ILX being ranked 8 out of 36 Best Luxury Small Cars and the Audi A3 being ranked 6 out of 36. Out of 30 Best Luxury Compact Cars, the Acura ILX is ranked 8 and the Audi A3 is ranked 6.
2019 Acura ILX vs. 2019 Audi A3 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura ILX is 7.7 out of 10. For the Audi A3 the reliability rating is 8.0 out of 10. This gives the Audi A3 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Acura ILX.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Acura ILX’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the 2019 Audi A3 base engine makes 184 horsepower. The ILX is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 449 miles. The A3 is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 462 miles. This gives the 2019 Audi A3 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2019 Acura ILX. The ILX uses premium unleaded, and the A3 uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are compact cars, the 2019 Acura ILX has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2019 Audi A3 has the advantage in the areas of rear head room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2019 Acura ILX and the 2019 Audi A3 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.