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2016 Acura ILX Competitor Comparison Near Washington DC

2016 Acura ILX vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class vs. Buick Verano

If you're having trouble figuring out which luxury sedan you should spend your hard earned money on, then you've never experienced the 2016 Acura ILX. With great comfort, technology, and convenience features, the 2016 ILX dazzles inside and out. And with so many incredible standard features, the decision of which luxury car to buy is clear. With that in mind, Pohanka Acura in Chantilly has compiled a 2016 Acura ILX comparison near Washington DC, to show you how it stacks up against the 2015 Buick Verano and Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

If you're looking for power, the 2016 Acura ILX does not disappoint and with 201 horsepower and 180 lbs-ft of torque, it's easily more powerful than the 2015 Buick Verano. In an effort to give the driver a sportier and more spirited drive, the Acura ILX offers paddle shifters as a standard feature. Fast shifting is at your fingers tips with the paddle shifters, but this is another feature that you won't find on the Verano.

The ILX, CLA-Class, and Verano all have the same safety features like anti-lock brakes, dual threshold and dual stage front airbags, and vehicle stability control, as they all should. But when it comes to protection against whiplash in the even of an accident, the Acura ILX is the only one of the three that has active heat restraints. And as for second row head restraints, you won't find them on the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

If you're looking for a comfortable interior with enough space for all passengers, then the 2016 ILX is what you need. The ILX has more front and rear legroom than the CLA-Class, not to mention more rear head and shoulder room. When it comes to comfort and convenience features, the 2016 Acura ILX shines in many ways. As stated above, the ILX has rear seat head restraints, but they're also retractable and can be adjusted to meet your needs. Continuing on with safety features, the ILX comes standard with a multi-view rear camera1 that allows you to see behind you while you are in reverse, which is something you won't find on the Mercedes Benz CLA-Class.

For your pleasure and convenience, the Acura ILX comes standard with a power moonroof that lets you take in and circulate fresh air and speed sensing interval wipers that vary their speed based on how fast you're going. LED headlights are a great addition to any vehicle, and you'll only find them on the ILX in this comparison. For your seating needs, the ILX has a power driver seat and is only available as an option on the Verano, and heated front seats come as standard equipment on the 2016 Acura ILX.

The choice here is clear, so all that's left to do is stop by your local Chantilly Acura dealer and take the 2016 Acura ILX for sale near Washington DC out for a test drive. With power, technology, and convenience features that offer you a great driving experience, you'll find that the 2016 Acura ILX is the perfect car for you.


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1Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up; the rear view camera display does not provide complete information about all conditions and objects at the rear of your vehicle.


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