2018 Acura ILX

Honda is the biggest car seller amongst all the car brands in the world. Honda is most famous for its lavish sedans and now its 2018 Acura ILX sedan is making a tough competition in the market. Acura ILX was first introduced in the year 2012. From the year 2012, they have not much changed its appearance but are keeping the car up to date. In 2018 model the car makers will update its features, engine, interior, and exterior to make its performance greater than before. The new Acura ILX is making a great statement on its fans.

2018 Acura ILX

Acura ILX 2018 Interior

The 2018 Acura ILX will come with different packages. That is Standard, Special Edition, Premium, Acura watch Plus, Technology Plus and A-SPEC package. The standard package offers leather-covered seats, whether controllable front seats and the driver’s seat is eight-way power adjustable. The steering wheel, as well as the shift handle, is covered with calfskin. It also has keyless ignition and entry feature, dual-zone automatic climatic control, rain sensing wipers and automatic LED headlights. For the sound system, the standard package offers six-speakers, and a satellite radio can be added with additional cost. A moonroof is also offered in this package. Acura watch Plus package contains all the cars safety features.

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2018 ILX interior

The Premium package offers calfskin seats, smart device integration, 7-inch touchscreen along with seven speakers audio system and some safety features. It also features exclusive Milano Perforated Leather-trimmed seats. Customers can also get Multi-Information Display on demand with their premium package. The Technology Plus package requires the purchase of Acura watch plus package, this package offers 10-inch sound system, the atmosphere control will be connected to GPS and other infotainment features. Moreover, the premium ELS Studio Audio System is available as standard on Technology plus Package.

2018 Acura ILX Changes, Exterior

The exterior of the 2018 ILX offers body colored door handles and side mirrors. The shades of the car haven’t been revealed yet. The exterior of the car also offers Jewel’s eye LED headlights and taillights, great front bumper and a redesigned grille. The 2019 Acura ILX offers 17-inch alloy wheels with all season P215/45 R17 tires. 18 inches alloy wheel (all season P225/40 R18) with noise reducing feature is also available on higher trims. Curb weight depends from trim to trim, it goes from ILX 1397 kg / 3078 lb, PREMIUM 1415 kg / 3120 lb, TECH 1415 kg / 3120 lb, and A-SPEC 1424 kg / 3140 lb.
Dimensions: Length 4620 mm / 182 inches, Height 1412 mm / 55 inches, Width 1794 mm / 70.5 inches, and Wheelbase 2670 mm / 105 inches.

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The engine of the upcoming Acura ILX has 2.4 liters inline four engines that produce 201 ponies at 6800 rpm and 180 pounds-feet of torque at 3600 rpm. The eight-speed dual clutch transmission along with torque converter is available as standard very first in the industry. The front wheel drive system is offered with the engine. The performance of the new ILX can be measured by its speed, it can cover a distance of 60 mph in just 6.6 seconds. Fuel economy of the car is rated at 25 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg combined. Fuel tank capacity os 13.2 gallons. It has Intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lifts Electronic Control. The car also offers 6-speed manual gearbox.

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Tech and Safety features

The upcoming variant of the new Acura ILX offers a combination of safety and technological advancement available standard on some trims or optional on other trims.
• AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic feature
• Traffic Routing
• Rear cross traffic alert
• Road departure mitigation
• Adaptive cruise control
• Lane departure warning
• Multi rearview camera
• Forward collision warning
• Lane keeping assist
• Blind spot monitoring
• Automatic emergency brakes


Release date and Price

The prices of the 2018 Acura ILX vary with each trim and package. However starting pricing of different trims is as follows: Standard trim $28,100, Special Edition $28,900, Acura Watch Plus $29,400, Premium trim $30,100, Technology Plus $30,900 and A-Spec trim costs $32,100. The car is expected to release in next year summer or fall.

2018 Acura ILX photos

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