The 2014 Acura ILX is a compact entry-level luxury sedan a common platform with the Honda Civic. The 2014 Acura ILX offers more standard features than the Civic, and may not be available for the Honda equipped with exclusive features. Because of the 2014 Acura ILX is relatively cheap price, it has few direct competitors, but current segment is heating up with the addition of the redesigned Audi A3, entry level BMW 320i with reduced price and the Mercedes-Benz CLA250. 2014 Acura ILX offers standard and hybrid series. For details on the 2014 Acura ILX Hybrid will be available in the fall of 2013.
For 2014, the 2014 Acura ILX non-hybrid versions will gain some new features as standard, including 17-inch aluminium wheels, leather upholstery with leatherette door trim, heated front seats, 8-way power driver’s seat, multi-angle camera, subwoofer sound system and Active Noise Cancellation technology. These features come as standard highlights such as dual-zone automatic climate control with air filtration and humidity control, key-less access and push-button ignition, electric sunroof, and much more. The 2014 Acura ILX also comes standard with a 360-watt audio system with 7 speakers, satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity with music streaming and SMS functions, USB and iPod connectivity and a Pandora internet radio interface.
2014 Acura ILX Features
Ask When Buying a 2014 Acura ILX, customers between a premium package and a package of technology. The Premium package adds fog lamps, HID headlights and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. The technology package provides the 2014 Acura ILX with a voice recognition navigation system, the AcuraLink real-time traffic and weather reports, premium Acura / ELS surround-sound audio system, GPS-linked solar-sensing climate system comprises and 15-gigabyte media memory drives with song -by-voice technology.
The 2014 Acura ILXis also a larger, more powerful 4-cylinder engine and a 6-speed manual transmission, components are identical to those installed in the Honda Civic Si model. Acura offers this performance improvement only with the Premium Package, and choose this version of the 2014 Acura ILX also adds gray contrast stitching for seats, red instrument lighting and stainless steel pedals. In addition to these options packages the 2014 Acura ILX can be equipped with numerous dealer-installed upgrades.
2014 Acura ILX Engine
The 2014 Acura ILX is equipped with a standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine makes 150 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 140 lb.-ft of torque at 4300 rpm equipped. A 5-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters is standard with this engine drives the front wheels of the vehicle. The optional 2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine produced 201 horsepower at 7000 rpm and 170 lb.-ft. Of torque at 4400 rpm. It is only available with a 6-speed manual transmission.
The 2014 Acura ILX also sells the hybrid, but says it will publish details on the 2014 version of this model at a later date. Last year, combined the 2014 Acura ILX Hybrid a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine with an electric assist motor and a lithium-ion battery, a combined 111 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 127 lb.-ft to develop the torque between 1,000 rpm to 3,500 rpm. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) with shift paddles came standard on the 2014 Acura ILX Hybrid.
Both the 2014 Acura ILX gasoline engines require premium unleaded fuel, per Acura. EPA says that mileage estimates range from a low of 22 mpg in the city for the 2.4-liter engine and manual transmission to a high of 35 mpg on the highway for the 2.0-liter engine and automatic transmission. 2014 ILX Hybrid is 39 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway back, according to the EPA.
2014 Acura ILX Safety
As this overview written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the 2014 Acura ILX rated for crash protection. For 2014, the 2014 Acura ILX is equipped as standard with a multi-angle rearview camera. Last year this was an optional upgrade on a simple standard camera. The Technology-related options for this model are song by Voice remember from a 15 GB music hard drive and a GPS-linked solar sensing air conditioning, which may increase or decrease depending on the sun angle and direction of travel of the vehicle heating and cooling.