REVIEW: 2018 Acura ILX SE

June 28th, 2018 by

If you have been in the market for a high-end sedan but haven’t wanted to spend over $40,000, then the 2018 Acura ILX SE is the vehicle you need to ease your way into the luxury market. The 2018 ILX SE is the SE or Special Edition trim package which is new for 2018.

Read our review below of the 2018 Acura ILX SE and see if this Special Edition Sedan is the one you’ve been searching for. Come into Friendly Acura in Middletown, New York and upgrade your ride to a luxurious one.

Performance
The 2018 Acura ILX SE engine is a 2.0 liter inline 4 with 201 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. This engine is matched with an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission. This engine set up is paired to a chassis, making the ILX SE ride a comfortable one.

The 2018 ILX SE is equipped with Paddle shifters making driving an exciting experience. The performance packed that the 2018 ILX SE is packed with gives the sedan 25/35 MPG city/highway, and 29 MPG combined*.

Features and Technology
The 2018 Acura ILX has power windows and locks, power driver’s seat, power moonroof, synthetic leather upholstery, 17-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth, and a rearview camera. All these features are standard on the 2018 Acura ILX.

On the ILX Special Edition trim the car is built out with a sporty spoiler and special body kit, making your sedan stand out from the crowd.

If you opt for the premium package on your ILX SE, it will come loaded with leather upholstery, four-way passengers seat, a pair of infotainment screens with 8.0 inches on top and 7.0 inches on the center of the dash, and a built-in a garage door opener.

Safety
Acura wants you to stay safe while enjoying your new luxury ride, so they have equipped the 2018 ILX with six airbags, anti-lock brakes, stability control, a rearview camera, and AcuraWatch. AcuraWatch is a suite of safety technology that has been integrated into the ILX SE. The suite includes automatic emergency braking, active lane control, blind-spot monitors, and adaptive cruise control.

Pricing
Starts at $28,100

**Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or a destination and handling charge. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

*2018 EPA mileage based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.

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