Comparison - Lexus ES 350 2018 - vs - Acura ILX Premium Package 2018

General

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
38,950
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
30,100
Updated: 
05 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.20gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Bellanova White Pearl
#DDDDDD
Catalina Blue Pearl
#31425C
Crystal Black Pearl
#0D0D0D
Lunar Silver Metallic
#6C6F74
Modern Steel Metallic
#4A5257
San Marino Red
#812F32

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Lexus ES ranked #5 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Lexus ES has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 42 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Supple ride quality
Strong standard engine
Upscale interior and plenty of standard features
Above-average predicted reliability score

Cons
Lackluster handling
Frustrating infotainment controls

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Lexus ES 350 is unchanged.The standard 2018 Lexus ES 350 has just about everything we'd want in an entry-level luxury sedan. It offers a great combination of features and value. But to really enjoy the experience, you'll probably want to get at least a few extras.

PROS
Extremely forgiving ride smooths out even the roughest roads
Quiet, luxurious and well-built interior
Smooth V6 engine and transmission
Advanced electronic safety systems come standard

CONS
Apple CarPlay or Android Auto aren't offered for smartphone integration
Navigation system controller is distracting to use

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Interior design
Bright instruments
No touch-sensitive panels
App-compatible multimedia system

Cons
Overpowering spindle grille
Remote Touch interface
Leather upholstery not standard
Unremarkable hybrid gas mileage estimates

By: 
cars.com

The 2018 Acura ILX ranked #20 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the Acura ILX has a score of 7.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 54 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Great fuel economy
Less expensive than class rivals

Cons
Few standard features
Dull handling

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Acura ILX is an acceptable entry-level luxury car, but a loaded-up mainstream model like the Honda Civic delivers more features and refinements for less money.

Pros
Rev-happy engine
Excellent transmission
Good safety features
Luxury-level cachet

Cons
Based on the old Honda Civic
Interior space compromised
Not exactly upscale interior
Bland looks

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Handling
Engine power
Contemporary styling
Clean interior layout
Folding backseat
Available safety systems

Cons
Tight headroom front and rear
Lots of road and engine noise
Transmission quick to upshift at low speeds
No all-wheel-drive option

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
23.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.40L
Torque: 
248ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
180ft-lbs
at 3 800rpm
Horsepower: 
268hp
at 6 200rpm
201hp
at 6 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet
36.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.30in
181.90in
Width: 
71.70in
70.60in
Height: 
57.10in
55.60in
Ground Clearance: 
5.30in
Wheel Base: 
111.00in
105.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.50
38.00
Front Hip Room: 
54.80in
50.30in
Front Leg Room: 
41.90in
42.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.60in
55.60in
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
35.90
Rear Hip Room: 
53.80in
51.70in
Rear leg room: 
40.00in
34.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.00in
53.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
15.20cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.20cu.ft
12.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3571.00lbs
3113.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Leather Steering Wheel
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
8 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
7 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0
17 X 7.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System

Options

Packages: 
Navigation System/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
Navigation System W/Color Multimedia Display
Ultra Luxury Package
Luxury Package
Premier Package
Exterior Options: 
Panorama Glass Roof
18" Wheels W/High Gloss Finish
One-Touch Power Trunk
Rear Spoiler
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
17" Split 10-Spoke Machined Finish Wheels
Illuminated Trunk Sill
Rear Bumper Applique
Body Side Moldings
Twin Projector Bi-LED Headlamps yes
Interior Options: 
Key Glove
Carpet Trunk Mat
Glass Breakage Sensor
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sills
Heated Wood & Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Wood & Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
All-Weather Floor Liners
Power Rear Sunshade

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#9F9F9F
#A39280