2020 Acura ILX  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#41 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#100 of all 2020 vehicles


Pictured: 2016 Acura ILX
The ILX, which Acura introduced in 2013, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. The Acura ILX packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Acura offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 Acura ILX is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2020 Acura ILX has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Acura ILX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0428% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8914%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0428% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8914% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Acura ILX is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Acura ILX is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8965Subaru WRXVolkswagen PassatKia OptimaNissan RogueMazda CX-30Mazda 3Mazda CX-5GMC TerrainChevrolet EquinoxHonda CR-VAcura ILXMazda 6Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Acura ILX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 89. The 2020 Acura ILX is safer than the 2020 Subaru WRX, the 2020 Volkswagen Passat, the 2020 Kia Optima, and the 2020 Nissan Rogue and less safe than the 2020 GMC Terrain and the 2020 Mazda CX-5. It is about as safe as the 2020 Mazda CX-30, the 2020 Mazda 3, the 2020 Mazda 6, the 2020 Honda CR-V, and the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox.

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