When we compare the Acura ILX's and the Alfa Romeo Giulia's specifications and ratings, the Acura ILX has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. The Alfa Romeo Giulia has the advantage in the areas of resale value, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Acura ILX's and the Alfa Romeo Giulia's specifications and ratings, the Acura ILX is a better car than the Alfa Romeo Giulia.
Acura ILX vs. Alfa Romeo Giulia Pricing
A used 2022 Acura ILX ranges from $24,895 to $32,977 while a used 2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia is priced between $29,999 to $61,978.
Acura ILX vs. Alfa Romeo Giulia Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Acura ILX loses 48 percent of its value and the Alfa Romeo Giulia loses 42.6 percent of its value. This means the Alfa Romeo Giulia retains 5.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Acura ILX.
Acura ILX vs. Alfa Romeo Giulia Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura ILX is 8.7 out of 10 while the Alfa Romeo Giulia's quality rating is 7.3 out of 10. This results in the Acura ILX being ranked 8 out of 36 Best Luxury Small Cars and the Alfa Romeo Giulia being ranked 22 out of 36. Out of 30 Best Luxury Compact Cars, the Acura ILX is ranked 8 and the Alfa Romeo Giulia is ranked 20.
Acura ILX vs. Alfa Romeo Giulia Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura ILX is 7.7 out of 10. For the Alfa Romeo Giulia the reliability rating is 6.0 out of 10. This gives the Acura ILX an advantage in reliability compared to the Alfa Romeo Giulia.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Acura ILX’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the Alfa Romeo Giulia base engine makes 268 horsepower. The ILX is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 449 miles. The Giulia is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 505 miles.This gives the Acura ILX the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Alfa Romeo Giulia the advantage in maximum range. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are compact cars, the Alfa Romeo Giulia has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Acura ILX and Alfa Romeo Giulia are comparable in regards to rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Acura ILX has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.