2021 Acura ILX  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#35 of 2021 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#89 of all 2021 vehicles


Pictured: 2016 Acura ILX
The ILX, which Acura introduced in 2013, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. The ILX has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Acura ILX has some real zest, surpassing typical 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 2021 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 2021 Acura ILX has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2021 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 2021 Acura ILX is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2021 Acura ILX is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Acura's AcuraWatch active safety features can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. An active safety system that is standard on the 2021 Acura ILX is Collision Mitigation Braking System. There are optional safety features on the 2021 Acura ILX which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Lane Departure Warning System and Blind Spot Assist.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9465Honda CivicVolkswagen PassatNissan Rogue SportSubaru LegacyMazda 6Acura ILXMazda CX-5Toyota C-HRMazda CX-30Nissan RogueGMC TerrainChevrolet EquinoxComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 Acura ILX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 94. The 2021 Acura ILX is safer than the 2021 Honda Civic, the 2021 Volkswagen Passat, and the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport and less safe than the 2021 GMC Terrain, the 2021 Nissan Rogue, the 2021 Mazda CX-30, the 2021 Toyota C-HR, and the 2021 Mazda CX-5. It is about as safe as the 2021 Subaru Legacy, the 2021 Mazda 6, and the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox.

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