The 2014 Acura ILX is a compact entry-luxury sharing a platform with the Honda Civic sedan. The ILX offers more standard equipment than the Civic, and can be equipped with exclusive features not available for Honda. Because of the relatively low price of 2014 ILX, it has few direct competitors, but this segment is heating up with the addition of the redesigned Audi A3, entry-level BMW 320i with the reduced price, and the Mercedes-Benz CLA250.
2014 Acura ILX Features
Acura ILX supply series of standard and hybrid model. Details regarding the 2014 Acura ILX will be available in fall 2013. In 2014, non-hybrid versions gaining several new features as standard equipment, including 17-inch wheels aluminum, leather with leatherette door panel trim, heated front seats, seat 8-way power driver, multi -angle reversing camera, the subwoofer for sound system, and active noise cancellation technology. These features join the highlights of the standard equipment, including dual zone automatic control of temperature with air filtration and humidity control, keyless access and ignition button, power sunroof and more. The ILX also comes standard with a 360-watt audio system with 7 speakers, satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity with music streaming and SMS text messaging capability, USB and iPod connections, and Pandora internet radio interface .
The customers choose between a Premium package and a technology package. The 2014 Acura ILX Premium package adds fog lights, HID headlights, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. The package of the technology team ILX with voice recognition navigation system that includes AcuraLink traffic and real-time weather / ELS surround sound system Acura Premium, solar-sensing climate control system and GPS-linked, and a support 15-gigabyte hard drive storage with the song by voice technology.
The 2014 Acura ILX is also available with a more powerful engine larger, 4-cylinder and a manual 6-speed transmission, the same components as installed in the model Honda Civic Si. Acura offers this upgrade power with the Premium package, choosing this version of the 2014 Acura ILXalso adds gray contrast stitching for the seats, red lighting instruments, and stainless steel pedals. In addition to these groups of options, the 2014 Acura ILX can be equipped with many updates installed by the dealer.
2014 Acura ILX Egine
The 2014 Acura ILX is equipped with a 4-cylinder 2.0-liter making 150 horsepower range at 6500 rpm and 140 lb-ft of torque at 4300 rpm. A 5-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters is standard with this engine, which drives the front wheels of the car. The engine 4-cylinder 2.4-liter produces 201 horsepower at 7000 rpm optional and 170 lb-ft of torque at 4400 rpm. It is only available with a manual gearbox 6-speed.
Acura ILX also sells the hybrid, but says it will release more details about the 2014 version of this model at a later date. Last year, the ILX Hybrid coupled a gasoline engine 4-cylinder 1.5 liter with an electric assist motor and a lithium-ion battery to develop a combined 111 horsepower at 5500 rpm and 127 lb-ft of torque between 1000 rpm and 3500 rpm. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) with paddle shifters came standard for the 2014 Acura ILX.
Both the 2014 Acura ILX gasoline engines require premium unleaded gasoline by Acura. The EPA says that the mileage estimates range from a low of 22 mpg in town for the 2.4-liter engine and manual gearbox with a maximum of 35 mpg on the highway for the engine 2, 0-liter and automatic transmission. 2014 ILX Hybrid will return 39 mpg city and 38 mpg on the highway, according to EPA.
2014 Acura ILX Safety
For 2014, the 2014 Acura ILX is equipped with a multi-angle rearview camera as standard equipment. Last year, it was an optional upgrade on a single standard camera. The options related to technology for this model include voice reminder Song from a 15 GB music hard drive and a control system and connected by detecting climate Solar GPS that can increase or decrease the heating and cooling depending on the angle of the sun and the direction of travel of the vehicle.