When we compare the Acura ILX's and the Chrysler Pacifica'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, resale value and overall quality score. The Chrysler Pacifica has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Acura ILX's and the Chrysler Pacifica's specifications and ratings, the Acura ILX is a better car than the Chrysler Pacifica.
Acura ILX vs. Chrysler Pacifica Pricing
A used 2022 Acura ILX ranges from $24,895 to $32,977 while a used 2023 Chrysler Pacifica is priced between $37,288 to $80,609.
Acura ILX vs. Chrysler Pacifica Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Acura ILX loses 48 percent of its value and the Chrysler Pacifica loses 48.6 percent of its value. This means the Acura ILX retains 0.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Chrysler Pacifica.
Acura ILX vs. Chrysler Pacifica Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura ILX is 8.7 out of 10 while the Chrysler Pacifica's quality rating is 8.3 out of 10. This results in the Acura ILX being ranked 8 out of 36 Best Luxury Small Cars and the Chrysler Pacifica being ranked 4 out of 7 Best Minivans.
Acura ILX vs. Chrysler Pacifica Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura ILX is 7.7 out of 10. For the Chrysler Pacifica the reliability rating is 7.2 out of 10. This gives the Acura ILX a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Chrysler Pacifica.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Acura ILX’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the Chrysler Pacifica base engine makes 287 horsepower. The ILX is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 449 miles. The Pacifica is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 532 miles.This gives the Acura ILX the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Chrysler Pacifica the advantage in maximum range. The ILX uses premium unleaded, and the Pacifica uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Chrysler Pacifica, a minivan, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, 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.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Acura ILX and the Chrysler Pacifica have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Chrysler Pacifica has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.