2016 Acura ILX Full Review

2016 Acura ILX-front view

2016 Acura ILX is entry-level luxury sedan that brings changes on the drive system, design and safety features. This model has not yet taken its rightful place in the segment, and is in fierce competition with European brands. Be that as it come significantly improved compared to previous model and all the weak points are corrected. Exterior has retained its distinctive look but with modern forms. New design elements are 17-inch wheels, new roof line, LED headlamps, fog lights, side sills, rear spoiler and more. The interior offers several trim levels: base, AcuraWatch Plus package, the Premium package, A-Spec Package, Premium A-Spec package and Technology Plus package. Quality materials and new technology will raise the level of comfort in the cabin. The drive system is based on the new power unit which gets better performance.

2016 Acura ILX-front view

2016 Acura ILX – Fuel economy

 

2016 Acura ILX under the hood hides 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 201 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. The engine is mated with a 8-speed automatic transmission which transmits torque to the wheels. Fuel economy is estimated EPA rating with 25 city / 36 highway / 29 mpg combined. This engine replaces hitherto 2.0-liter engine which expected to be higher acceleration and performance. Mechanical upgrades bring new anti-roll bars, front suspension, 12.3 inch brake rotors and new pedals. The new ILX will have a better overall performance. The standard safety package brings the following features: blind-spot alert, rear cross traffic alert, Lane Keeping Assist, forward collision mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control and multi-view back-up camera.

2016 Acura ILX-rear view

2016 Acura ILX – Cabin

The cabin is given an extra screen on the center console and enhanced graphics. Standard equipment includes a 5-inch touchscreen, telescopic steering wheel; 8-way changes the position, heating of the front seats, Bluetooth, USB / iPod audio interface and Pandora radio and Siri Eyes Free smartphone applications. Other packages brings options such as voice commands, larger wheels, larger touch screen, better security features and more. Luggage space is 12.3 cubic meters while folding the backrest provides the greater cargo space.

2016 Acura ILX-interior

2016 Acura ILX – Price

 

2016 Acura ILX has a big competition like the Audi A3, the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, Ford Fusion and Honda Accord. In sale will be available in late 2015 year. Price will depend on the choice of equipment packages. Basic price is $ 28.820 and the Tech Plus is $ 33.820.

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