The Acura ILX is a compact car car for Honda’s luxury brand Acura. It replaces the Canada-exclusive and CSX is a new model for the US Like the previous CSX is the Acura ILX in connection with the Euro-spec Honda Civic. All Acura ILX based on the 2012 Civic Sedan present is based. The Acura ILX is the first compact sedan since the departure of the Acura Integra 2001 and will be Acura’s first compact car since the departure of the Acura RSX in 2006. The Acura ILX also be the first hybrid vehicle.
Acura ILX Design
The concept version was unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. The production version was presented at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, the Acura ILX is a new design, the Acura as “aero dynamics merged”. Series production began on April 23 at Honda’s assembly plant in Greensburg, Indiana and US sales began on 22 May.
The Acura ILX body in white used 59% high-strength steel ranges from 440 to 980 MPa yield strength grades is used aluminum for the bonnet and front bumper beam. Compared with the Civic Acura ILX used “Amplitude Reactive” dampers and stiffer greater steering column for improved handling and ride comfort properties.
The main options are summarized in premium and technology packages and include leather upholstery, 17 “alloy wheels, navigation system, premium audio system with SiriusXM satellite radio, and high intensity discharge headlights. Both Option packages include a multi-view rear camera with regular, wide angle and top down modes. For model year 2014, the v came standard with 17-inch wheels, leather upholstery, heated front seats, an 8-way power driver’s seat, tri-angle rearview camera and audio subwoofer with Active Noise Cancellation, was increased price of $ 1,000.
Acura ILX Specifications
Honda offers two four-cylinder petrol engines in this model, similar to the CSX, Acura TSX and Civic Si. A hybrid model, first used Acura a 1.5-liter four-and shares its gas / electric drive with current Civic Hybrid Honda produces 111 PS (83 kW, 113 hp) at 5,500 rpm, torque between 1000 to 3000 revolutions per minute. The Acura ILX are not sold in Japan.
The Acura ILX will feature either via a standard 2.0-liter I4 engine 150 hp, or the Civic Si 201hp 2.4-liter I4 engine. The 2.0-liter engine has a 5-speed automatic transmission, while the 2.4-liter engine provides only a 6-speed manual transmission. The Acura ILX Hybrid models come with a 1.5-liter I4 engine making 111hp hybrid of the Civic Hybrid, the EPA fuel economy rating is the hybrid version 39 mpg-US (6.0 L / 100 km, 47 mpg IMP ) for the city and 38 mpg US (6.2 L / 100 km, 46 mpg-fold) on the freeway.
2016 Acura ILX Facelift
The refreshed 2016 Acura ILX was established in November 2014, on the Los Angeles Auto Show unveiled, and will go on sale in early 2015 It comes with the “Earth Dreams” direct injection 2.4-liter four-cylinder DOHC i-VTEC engine mated to be an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission gearbox that was first introduced on the Acura ILX. As the Acura ILX, Acura MDX and Acura ILX “Jewel Eye” LED headlights (low beam and high beam) are standard and LED taillights. A new “A-spec” trim is offered with sporty exterior and interior styling enchantments.