When comparing the Acura ILX's and the Audi A6'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, resale value and overall quality score. The Audi A6 has the advantage in the areas of reliability, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Acura ILX's and the Audi A6's specifications and ratings, the Acura ILX is a better car than the Audi A6.
Acura ILX vs. Audi A6 Pricing
A used 2022 Acura ILX ranges from $24,895 to $32,977 while a used 2023 Audi A6 is priced between $48,733 to $66,068.
Acura ILX vs. Audi A6 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Acura ILX loses 48 percent of its value and the Audi A6 loses 58.2 percent of its value. This means the Acura ILX retains 10.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Audi A6.
Acura ILX vs. Audi A6 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura ILX is 8.7 out of 10 while the Audi A6's quality rating is 8.4 out of 10. This results in the Acura ILX being ranked 8 out of 36 Best Luxury Small Cars and the Audi A6 being ranked 7 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars.
Acura ILX vs. Audi A6 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura ILX is 7.7 out of 10. For the Audi A6 the reliability rating is 8.7 out of 10. This gives the Audi A6 an advantage in reliability compared to the Acura ILX.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Acura ILX’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the Audi A6 base engine makes 261 horsepower. The ILX is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 449 miles. The A6 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 598 miles.This gives the Acura ILX the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Audi A6 the advantage in maximum range. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Audi A6, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Acura ILX, a compact car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room. The Acura ILX and Audi A6 are comparable in regards to front head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Acura ILX and the Audi A6 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Audi A6 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.