Acura ILX

Acura ILX 2016

The Acura ILX is a Compact Luxury Sedan for Honda’s luxury brand Acura. As the entry-level offering from Acura, the ILX compete with Mercedes-Benz CLA and the Audi A3 sedan. Acura ILX is the first gasoline-electric hybrid car. All Acura ILX variants are based on Honda Civic Sedan. Acura RSX was discontinued after the 2006 model year, from Acura Integra last produced in 2001 and Acura ILX become the Acura’s first compact model.

Acura ILX 2016 model was unveiled during November 2014 and went on sale in February 2015. Acura ILX, is the “Earth Dreams” engine direct injected 2.4-liter DOHC four-cylinder i-VTEC mated to an 8-speed transmission clutch, a powertrain first introduced on the TLX. “Jewel Eye” headlamps LED similar to those of other models ( Acura RLX, Acura MDX, and Acura TLX) are standard, along with LED tail lamps.

Acura ILX 2015

Acura ILX 2015

 

The ILX standard comes with LED headlights, an upgraded grille, contentious front fascia, rear LED combination lights and 17-inches wheels. Acura ILX A-Spec Package gets a strain spoiler, side sill trim, and 10-spoke wheels.

Acura ILX Interior

Acura ILX Interior

 

The Acura ILX offers a full range of standard and optional luxury and technology features, including heated front seats, Bluetooth, Smart Entry / Push-Button Start keyless entry system, one-touch indicator, GPS-linked climate control and LED accent lighting. A 7-inch touch-screen (Premium and Tech Plus degrees), located on the instrument panel center stack controls everything.

Acura ILX : Engine

The ILX is now exclusively powered linked by Acura’s 2.4-liter 4-cylinder with an eight-speed, dual-clutch gearbox. The engine makes 201 horsepower at 6800 rpm and 180 lb-ft of torque at 3600 rpm. The combination is good for 25/36/29 mpg city/highway/combined. The suspension and steering are returned to improve responsiveness and linearity. Acura’s goal was to provide a more athletic, confident and balanced driving experience.

Acura ILX 2018

Acura ILX 2018

The ILX is available in six total trim configurations: ILX, ILX with AcuraWatch Plus, ILX Premium, ILX Premium & A-SPEC, ILX with Tech Plus and ILX with Tech Plus & A SPEC. The Premium package adds blind spot monitoring, cross traffic monitoring, the 7 “screen, HD Radio Ha, Siri eyes Free, a two-position driver memory seat, four-way power passenger seat, and Link. Smartphone-enabled navigation available.

Acura ILX 2017

Acura ILX 2017

The ILX Tech Plus package adds AcuraLink and AcuraWatch. The ILX A-SPEC package is Acura’s sporty collection. These include 18 “wheels, sports seats with Lux Suede inserts and contrast stitching, a black headliner, fog lights, body-colored plates, the rear spoiler and aluminum pedals.

Manufacturer Acura | Honda
Production Apr 2012–present
Model Years 2013–Present
Class Compact luxury car
Body Style4-door sedan
RelatedHonda Civic
Engine 1.5 L LDA/LEA15 I4
2.0 L R20A I4
2.4 L K24Z7 I4
2.4 L K24W7 I4 (2016-)
Transmission 5-speed automatic (2013-15)
6-speed manual (2013-15)
8-speed dual-clutch (2016)
Wheelbase105.1 in (2,670 mm)
Predecessor Acura CSX (Canada)
Acura Integra (United States)
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