2015 Acura ILX

January 3rd, 2015 · 0 Comments · Acura

The 2015 Acura ILX is the entry-level luxury sedan is available in four trim levels: 2.0, 2.0 with Premium Package, Technology Package with 2.0 and 2.4 with Premium Package. The 2015 Acura ILX standard equipment for the base 2.0 includes 17-inch wheels, a sunroof, heated mirrors, automatic headlights, full power accessories, key-less ignition and entry, a tilt-telescopic steering wheel, leather upholstery, an eight-way power driver’s seat, heated front seats, a folding rear seatback, active noise cancellation, dual-zone climate control, a 5-inch information display screen, therearview camera, Bluetooth phone and the audio connectivity and a seven-speaker sound system with CD player, USB / iPod -Audio interface and Pandora radio smartphone app integration.

The 2015 Acura ILX Premium Package with 2.0 and 2.4 with Premium Package include the amenities above and paste xenon headlights, fog lights, satellite radio and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. The 2015 Acura ILX 2.0 Technology package contains all the functions of the premium package together with a navigation system with a slightly larger display, voice commands, AcuraLink, GPS-linked air conditioning and a 10-speaker ELS surround sound system.

2015 Acura ILX Interior

The interior of the ILX is well built, but the materials used are not really a step up from the top non-luxury sedans. The design features Acura typical high-tech atmosphere, but it is by far not as luxurious as the elegant A3. You can get a whole lot of features, but. It is a 5-inch display on top of the center console for the myriad infotainment functions and intelligently placed buttons and knobs to control them. A 6-inch screen is to do with the navigation system, as a voice command functionality (navigation and audio) and a nice sounding ELS audio system.

Special care has been taken in the design of the seats that are supportive, without giving the impression of tightness or hardness. The 2015 Acura ILX is also quite roomy for a compact car, with a decent amount of rear seat space. Nevertheless headroom for 6-footers can be tight as standard sliding roof of the vehicle. Trunk with 12.3 cubic feet is average, and the opening is a little tight. The rear seats can be to facilitate the implementation of more items, but the seat back not split to allow a mixture of long cargo and a passenger or two in the back seat.

2015 Acura ILX Engine

Turning on the basis of 2015 Acura ILX is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 150 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque. The only transmission offered a five-speed automatic transmission that sends its power to the front wheels. In performance testing, powertrain brought the 2015 Acura ILX from zero to 60 mph in 9 seconds. This is about average for a compact small car, but slow for a compact sedan carries a premium badge. Fuel economy is 28 mpg combined with (24 city / 35 highway) respectable.

The 2015 Acura ILX 2.4 with the Premium Package comes with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is rated 201 horsepower and 170 lb-ft. The six-speed manual is the only transmission available. In performance testing, the ILX 2.4 went from zero to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds. This is still little slower than many entry-level luxury sedans with a base engine or regular midsize sedans with an updated four-cylinder or V6 engine. Fuel economy ratings is 25 mpg combined (22 city / 31 highway).

2015 Acura ILX Safety

The 2015 Acura ILX comes standard with anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control, side curtain airbags, front-seat side airbags, and active front head restraints. A rearview camera is standard, but useful security features such as blind-spot monitoring and a lane departure warning system are not available.

2015 Acura ILX Turbo

2015 Acura ILX Turbo

 

In government crash tests, the 2015 Acura ILX achieved a top five-star rating for overall protection in crash tests with four stars for overall frontal crash safety and five stars for side impact safety.The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave 2015 Acura ILX the highest rating of good for the performance of the car in the middle overlap frontal offset, side impact and roof strength tests. His head restraint and seat design also earned a Good rating for whiplash protection in a rear impact. In brake testing, the 2015 Acura ILX was 2.0 Premium to a stop from 60 mph in 121 feet, a little better than average. Curiously, the supposedly sportier 2015 Acura ILX 2.4 stopped in 130 feet, which is longer than the average.