2016 Buick Verano vs 2016 Acura ILX
AwardsWhy did KBB.com name the 2016 Buick Verano the Best Entry-Level Luxury Car in its 5-Year Cost to Own Awards for the fourth year in a row? Because of its "impressive mix of refinement, features and value." We couldn't agree more1.
The Buick has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2016 Verano has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA2.
FeaturesGet the convenience of 4G LTE connectivity anytime, anywhere, standard on the 2016 Buick Verano3, and not even an option on the 2016 Acura ILX.
The refinement and luxury of leather seating is a standard feature in the 2016 Buick Verano4, but it's only available as an add-on option in the 2016 Acura ILX5.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2016 Buick Verano6, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2016 Acura ILX7, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2016 Buick VeranoFoo2016 Acura ILXstandard34g lte connectivity-standard4leather seatingoptional5standard6rear parking aidoptional7
PerformanceWant more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2016 Buick Verano8, boasting 49 more horses and 22 more horses per ton than the 2016 Acura ILX7.
The 2016 Buick Verano's8 increased torque - 2608 lb.-ft. vs. 1807 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2016 Buick VeranoFoo2016 Acura ILX2508horsepower20171528horsepower per ton13072608torque1807
SafetyThe 2016 Buick Verano’s4 optional Forward Collision Alert system can detect a collision threat before it happens, giving you precious time to react and stop to avoid a crash. This potentially life-saving safety measure isn’t even an option on the 2016 Acura ILX.
If you're driving a 2016 Buick Verano, and stray from your lane, no worries: the optional Lane Departure Warning System will give you an audio alert, possibly helping avert an accident. If you're driving a 2016 Acura ILX, this extra layer of safety isn't even an option.
According to the NHTSA, the 2016 Buick Verano's3 standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2016 Acura ILX7.9.
The 2016 Buick Verano3 offers side airbag protection to its rear passengers standard, but that same level of safety isn't even an option on the 2016 Acura ILX.
2016 Buick VeranoFoo2016 Acura ILXoptional4forward collision alert system-optional6lane departure warning system-53overall frontal crash rating47standard3rear side airbag-
TechnicalEnjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2016 Buick Verano's8 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2016 Acura ILX.
2016 Buick VeranoFoo2016 Acura ILXhas8turbocharged
UsabilityOffering 4 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2016 Acura ILX7, the 2016 Buick Verano3 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2016 Buick Verano's3 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
2016 Buick VeranoFoo2016 Acura ILX373rear head room357373rear leg room357143storage volume127
PricingThe 2016 Buick Verano3 is priced at $6,835 less than the 2016 Acura ILX7 - that's some pretty sizable savings.
In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2016 Buick Verano's3 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2016 Acura ILX7.
2016 Buick VeranoFoo2016 Acura ILX$21,0653msrp$27,900763roadside assistance47
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1 - Learn more at http://www.kbb.com/new-cars/5-year-cost-to-own-awards/best-cto-entry-level-luxury-car/
2 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings
3 - 2016 Buick Verano 4dr Sdn w/1SV
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5 - 2016 Acura ILX 4dr Sdn w/Premium Pkg
6 - 2016 Buick Verano 4dr Sdn Sport Touring
7 - 2016 Acura ILX 4dr Sdn
8 - 2016 Buick Verano 4dr Sdn Premium Turbo Group
9 - Find out more at: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings