2018 Acura ILX vs 2018 Lexus IS 300

2018 Acura ILX vs 2018 Lexus IS 300

Finding the right sedan can be a tiresome process, which is why so many drivers compare different cars before going to a dealership. So, to help you with your research, we compared the 2018 Acura ILX with the 2018 Lexus IS 300.

Just looking at the two sedans, you can see that both cars were created to provide a luxurious, sporty experience in a very eye-catching design. However, the ILX features shaper, more narrow lines and angles whereas the IS 300 is bolder with a wider front fascia.

While both sport sedans are attractively designed, there are a number of differences in the efficiency and convenience they can offer drivers. For instance, looking at the chart, you can see that the 2018 ILX offers more efficiency and versatility compared to the 2018 IS 300, even at both of their respective base trim levels.

2018 Acura ILX Standard


2018 Lexus IS 200 RWD

25 / 35 MPG Fuel Economy (CTY/HWY)* 22 / 32 MPG
12.3 cubic feet Cargo Volume 10.8 cubic feet
Standard Heated Front Seats Optional
Standard Noise/Sound Cancellation Not Available

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.

2018 Acura ILX available in Fort Wayne, IN

There are many reasons to enjoy driving either of the two sedans, both offering premium engineering for a thrilling driving performance and experience. However, the differences in amenities and technologies that are available throughout the trim levels make the vehicles stand apart from each other. In fact, the 2018 ILX, with its various packages, is able to be equipped with more advanced features than the 2018 IS 300 at its highest trim level. Some of these features include:

  • Navigation Aid with Real-time Traffic and Voice Activation
  • 15GB Hard Drive
  • 2-Memory Driver Side Adjustments with Automatic/Delayed Locking, Automatic Headlights, Exterior Mirrors and Seat
  • Blind Spot Monitoring System
  • Plus, more

Overall, the 2018 Acura ILX can offer more accommodations and efficiency to drivers compared to the 2018 Lexus IS 300.

For more information about the 2018 Acura ILX, you can contact us online or by calling 877-801-4231. You can also schedule a test drive online.