Review: 2019 Acura ILX

March 13th, 2019 by

Review: 2019 Acura ILX

The newly designed Acura ILX is a premium sport sedan with a comfortable, intuitive cabin. If you are interested in making a bold statement while experiencing a stimulating ride, visit Friendly Acura in Middletown, New York to test drive the new ILX.

Performance

The front-wheel-drive 2019 Acura ILX is equipped with a 2.4-liter i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine backed by an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission that delivers smooth, quick shifts and kicks out 201-hp and 180 lb.-ft. of torque. The ILX provides a comfortable ride with the use of amplitude reactive dampers and achieves strong gas mileage with an estimated 34 mpg highway and 24 mpg city*.

Technology

A 5-inch color center information display with Pandora® compatibility, Bluetooth® streaming, Siri® Eyes Free, and a six-speaker audio system are all standard features with the 2019 ILX. Available features include a 7-inch touchscreen intuitive command center, upper 8-inch infotainment display with voice recognition, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration to connect your compatible smartphone, Song by Voice®, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, and HD Radio®. Navigation with 3D view, AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ and advanced Traffic Rerouting™ are optional. The Tech package will bring you a ten-speaker premium audio system with surround sound and voice cancellation technology by ELS Studio®.

Safety

The ILX was designed with an Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ body structure to improve occupant protection by distributing frontal collision energy more evenly throughout the vehicle. The AcuraWatch™ suite of safety and driver assistance features comes standard and includes collision mitigation braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and road departure mitigation. A multi-view rearview camera with three separate views and vehicle stability assist with traction control and motion adaptive steering are included, while blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert is available. You know you are in good hands since the 2019 Acura ILX earned a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration**.

Pricing

Starting at $25,900 MSRP***

* Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery pack age/condition and other factors.

** Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safer.car.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).

*** 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.

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