When we compare the 2019 Acura ILX's and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura ILX has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars and base engine power. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has the advantage in the areas of resale value and interior volume. The 2019 Acura ILX and 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Acura ILX's and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2019 Acura ILX vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Pricing
A used 2019 Acura ILX ranges from $19,590 to $27,663 while a used 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is priced between $23,799 to $32,565.
2019 Acura ILX vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz A-Class loses 44.4 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class retains 3.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Acura ILX.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Acura ILX’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class base engine makes 188 horsepower. Both the ILX and the A-Class are rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 449 and 473 miles respectively. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, a subcompact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The 2019 Acura ILX, a compact car, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The 2019 Acura ILX has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.