2014 Acura ILX Review

The new 2014 Acura ILX is primarily a compact luxury sedan. This is the luxury version of the Honda Civic. Although based on the Civic, it is much more luxurious and larger. It could be said that it is just above the small sedan class. However it is a lot more accessible than the German luxury cars, and really offers a lot.

2014 Acura ILX front view

2014 Acura ILX Changes

It did not get much change compared to the 2013 model year. Exterior changes are minimal, and they include 17-inch wheels. The interior got a bit more changes and extensions standard package, which now includes: leather upholstery, a power driver seat and heated front seats. Acura has made anti-noise as a standard option on all models. Interior ILX high-quality and modern. The designers have really tried to like this interior attract young and urban people. All tags and options are easily readable and accessible on the dashboard. The seats are comfortable and very spacious with respect to this sedan is not big, very surprised at the spacious rear seats. It can normally move in 8 directions and the front seats has heating capability. Folding the rear seats to get a larger luggage space, without which it normally has about 12.3 cubic feet. Very well equipped with technological features such as: dual-zone air conditioning, Bluetooth hands – free telephone interface, rear view camera, keyless entry, Start button, moonroof and seven speakers.

2014 Acura ILX rear view

2014 Acura ILX Powertrain

The new ILX has a wide range of engines. The offer includes:

  • 2.0L – 150 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque, it is paired with a smooth-shifting 5-speed automatic transmission. The EPA fuel economy is rated at 24 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.
  • 2.4L – 201 hp that is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The EPA fuel economy is rated at 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.
  • 1.5-liter inline-4 + electric engine – this hybrid engine has 111 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque. The EPA fuel economy is rated at 39 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.

2014 Acura ILX interior

2014 Acura ILX Prices

The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starts at $27,000, while the Technology or Premium Package has a price about $32,000. Both the 2.4-liter and the Hybrid trim levels have a price tag around $30,000.

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