Vehicle shoppers looking for a new sedan are often drawn to the 2021 Acura ILX and 2021 Mazda3 Sedan for similar reasons, such as their engine performance and drivability. But which vehicle is the better option in terms of performance and comfort? Drivers interested in learning about the differences between the 2021 Acura ILX vs the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan can find a side-by-side comparison of these two sedans down below.
The 2021 Acura ILX is available in a Base configuration as well as Premium, A-Spec and Technology configurations. Drivers shopping for a 2021 Mazda3 Sedan, in comparison, are limited to only three available trims: 2.0, 2.5 S and 2.5 Turbo. The 2021 Acura ILX comes standard with a four-cylinder, 2.4-liter engine (201 horsepower, 180 pound-feet) while the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan is powered by a weaker, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine (155 hp, 150 lb.-ft. of torque).
2021 Acura ILX
2021 Mazda3 Sedan
|201 hp||Standard Horsepower||155 hp|
|180 lb.-ft.||Standard Torque||150 lb.-ft.|
The 2021 Acura ILX comes standard with comfort features and interior amenities that are often restricted to select trim levels inside the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan. Notably, the 2021 Acura ILX comes standard with a sunroof but is only available in higher trim levels of the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan.
The 2021 Acura ILX features 101.7 cubic feet of interior volume and 12.4 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space, giving drivers plenty of internal space.
Safety features and driver assistance systems available for the 2021 Acura ILX include: Rear door child safety locks, emergency braking assist, rear height adjustable headrests, front and rear head airbags, a remote anti-theft alarm system, lane departure warning, lane departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control, a collision mitigation braking system, a forward collision warning system and more.