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2020 Honda Insight vs. 2021 Acura ILX Review

New 2020 Honda Insight

2020 Honda
Insight

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New 2021 Acura ILX

2021 Acura
ILX

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MSRP*
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$22,930 to $28,340
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$26,100 to $32,000
Invoice* $21,304 to $26,312 $25,461 to $30,736
MPG - City 51 - 55 24
MPG - Hwy 45 - 49 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
The Honda Insight will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Acura ILX, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Honda Insight is clearly a better financial choice over the Acura ILX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Insight and the Acura ILX have similar Destination Charges.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Insight is significantly less powerful than the Acura ILX. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Insight and the Acura ILX.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Insight is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Acura ILX.