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2017 Audi A3 vs Acura ILX: Premium For Newbies

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Those looking for a premium model but can’t really afford to pay the price of owning a premium model might want to check out the Audi A3 and Acura ILX. While they are both seen as a premium model, the vehicles come with a rather reasonable price tags.

The 2017 Audi A3 will be coming in with a 2.0 liter turbocharged 4 cylinder engine that will be offering about 220hp when it arrives. The engine will be mated to a six-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. It will return about 26mpg in the city and 35mpg on the highway. The Audi A3 will also come with a list of new techs like the auto emergency braking, forward collision alert and more. The Prestige model will also come with a blind sport monitor and rear cross traffic alert.

The Acura ILX, on the other hand, will come in with a 2.4 liter inline 4 engine that will be mated to an eight-speed auto transmission. It will return about 25mpg in the city and 35mpg on the highway. The vehicle will be fitted with the LaneWtch system as well as the AcuraWatch which will come with features like auto emergency braking, forward collision warning, road departure mitigation, lane-keeping assist and more.

If you were to pick one, which models will you choose?