2019 Acura ILX

2019 Acura ILX

buick regal sportback

2019 Buick Regal Sportback

2019 Acura ILX vs 2019 Buick Regal Sportback

Sporty and cost-effective, the midsize 2019 Buick Regal Sportback is a great pick for sedan shoppers in search of something extra. However, compared to the 2019 Acura ILX, it falls short in fuel economy and standard equipment. The Acura ILX is a compact sports sedan that’s only slightly more expensive than the Regal Sportback, but offers much, much more. Compare the new Acura ILX vs. Buick Regal Sportback below to see for yourself!

ILX vs. Regal Sportback: Fuel Economy

The 2019 Acura ILX and 2019 Buick Regal Sportback come with 2.0L inline-4 engines. Although the Regal Sportback produces 49 more horsepower, the Acura ILX is more fuel-efficient. With its base powertrain, the Acura ILX earns an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/34 mpg highway rating**. The Buick Regal Sportback, on the other hand, earns an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/32 mpg highway. With the Acura ILX, you can travel from Denver to Aurora on less fuel.


2019 Acura ILX Standard


2019 Buick Regal Sportback Base

Starting MSRP

24 mpg**

City MPG

22 mpg
34 mpg**

Highway MPG

32 mpg

Power Moonroof

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Heated Front Seats

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Collision Mitigation Braking System

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ILX vs. Regal Sportback: Premium Features

Although the 2019 Acura ILX and 2019 Buick Regal Sportback are similarly priced, the former offers much more for the money. Sure — you’ll find features like power windows and door locks, steering-wheel-mounted controls, and a rearview camera on both sedans. However, of the two, only the Acura ILX offers the following features:

  • Standard LED headlights
  • Standard power moonroof
  • Standard power driver’s seat
  • Standard heated front seats
  • Standard leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Standard remote trunk release
  • Standard compact disc player
  • Available satellite radio
  • Fog lights (available as an accessory)
  • Cargo-area tie-down (available as an accessory)

See how the Acura ILX Sedan’s features compare to those of the Honda Accord!

ILX vs. Regal Sportback: Safety Features

When it comes to safety features, there’s a clear winner in our 2019 Acura ILX vs. Buick Regal Sportback comparison. The Regal Sportback may include a variety of luxury features, but it falls short on standard safety technologies. The Acura ILX doesn’t — and comes standard with the following driver assists for your protection:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System: Uses radar and camera technology to sense impending collisions and can apply the brakes if you don’t respond fast enough to its alerts.
  • Road Departure Mitigation System: Monitors road markings using a camera and can course-correct the ILX if you begin to drift from your lane.
  • Adaptive Cruise Control: Allows you to set a time interval between you and a straight-ahead vehicle, as well as a preferred speed.

Other standard systems for the Acura ILX include a Lane Keeping Assist System, a Forward Collision Warning System, and a Lane Departure Warning System.

Test Drive the ILX at Fisher Acura Near Broomfield!

When you compare the Acura ILX vs. Buick Regal Sportback, it’s easy to see that the Acura Sedan is more fuel-efficient and better equipped. Contact us to schedule a test drive in Boulder, CO. Looking for a slightly larger sedan? Compare the Acura ILX vs. Acura TLX, the ILX vs. Honda Civic, or the ILX vs. Camry to learn more about their strengths and interior features.


*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

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