2017 Acura ILX

Compact sedan class spot, which was left empty with discontinuation of RSX model, was filled with ILX. It was in 2012, when the first model of this sedan was launched. Now, we are heading toward 2017 Acura ILX, which is updated version of 2015 year model. Modifications are made mostly on interior, exterior is almost the same, as well as engine, which is slightly tuned for better outputs. With new vehicle, company hopes to make major breakthrough in luxury compact-sedan class, which wasn’t the case in early years. Now, five years after initial model, it should be time for ILX to make some significant sale records.

2017 Acura ILX front view

2017 Acura ILX engine

Since radical changes weren’t announced for 2017 Acura ILX, we expect the same 2.4-l drivetrain, which is used by current vehicle. It can develop 200 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. Transmission used for ILX is 8-speed automatic, although most of upcoming lineup is going to use gearbox with 9 shifts. Power is sent to front wheels, and it is still unclear if compact sedan is getting Precision All-Wheel drive system. Estimated fuel rating is around 30 mpg combined, with 35 mpg rate for highway drive.  Top speed is set around 135 mph, and the car sprints to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds.

2017 Acura ILX

2017 Acura ILX safety

A lot of attention was paid to safety of driver and passengers in 2017 Acura ILX. There are many standard features beside air-bags, which include rearview camera, and warning systems such as frontal collision warning and road departure mitigation. There are also antilock disc brakes and stability and traction control for better handling and cornering.

2017 Acura ILX interior

2017 Acura ILX redesign

It has been five years since ILX sedan was launched, and Acura is improving it with every new update. New 2017 Acura ILX will be offered in 6-trims, so that means various equipment is to be integrated in each of them. On worth package is Technology Plus package, as valuable addition. Standard accessories are eight-way power driver seat and telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel. There are also sunroof, automatic climate control and 6-speaker sound system. Navigation and better sound systems are available at higher trims.

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