The 2015 Acura ILX is a car for Honda’s brand Acura. The 2015 Acura ILX take-over CSX is a latest model for the USA, similar as previous Acura CSX is the Acura ILX in connection with the Honda Civic. All 2015 Acura ILX variants are based on the ninth generation Civic Sedan is based. The 2015 Acura ILX was the first compact model, since the Acura RSX was discontinued after model year 2006 and the first compact sedan since the Integra was last produced in 2001, Acura ILX was the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle.
2015 Acura ILX Design
The concept model was unveiled at North American International Auto Show. The production version was presented at the Chicago Auto Show, the Acura ILX is a lated model, the Acura as “aero dynamics merged”. Production began on April 23 at Honda’s assembly plant in Greensburg, Indiana and US launch on 22 May. In comparison to the Civic, Acura ILX used “Amplitude Reactive” dampers and a larger more rigid steering column for improved handling and ride comfort properties.
The main options are summarized in premium and technology packages and include leather upholstery, 17 “alloy wheels, navigation system, premium audio system with SiriusXM satellite radio, and high intensity discharge headlights. Both Option packages include a multi-view rear camera with regular, wide angle and top down modes. For model year 2014, the Acura ILX came standard with 17-inch wheels, leather upholstery, heated front seats, an 8-way power driver’s seat, tri-angle rearview camera and audio subwoofer with Active Noise Cancellation, was increased price of $1,000.
2016 Acura ILX Facelift
The refreshed Acura ILX was established in November 2014, on the Los Angeles Auto Show unveiled, and went on sale in February 2015. It comes with the “Earth Dreams” direct injection 2.4-liter four-cylinder DOHC i-VTEC engine mated to be an 8 -speed dual-clutch transmission, powertrain, first introduced on the TLX. “Jewel Eye” (high and low beam) LED headlights similar to other Acura models (RLX, Acura MDX and TLX) are standard, along with new LED taillights. A new “A-spec” trim enhancements will be offered with sporty exterior and interior styling. Production of the 2016 Acura ILX began on 27 January 2015 and moved to the Marysville Auto Plant in Marysville, Ohio.
2015 Acura ILX Technical Specifications
The Acura ILX available in 2 and 4-cylinder petrol engines in this model, like to Civic Si, TSX and CSX. For hybrid model, Acura used a 1.5-liter/ 4L and shares its gas / electric drive with current Civic Hybrid Honda produces 111 PS (83 kW, 113 hp) at 5,500 rpm and 127 pounds · ft (172 Nm) torque between 1000 to 3000 revolutions per minute. The 2016 Acura ILX are not sold in Japan.
The 2015 Acura ILX has either a standard 2.0-liter I4 engine makes 150 hp or 201 hp Civic Si 2.4-liter I4 engine. The 2.0-liter engine has a 5-speed aut transmission, while the 2.4-liter engine provides only a 6-speed manual transmission. The 2015 Acura ILX Hybrid models come with a 1.5-liter and 4L engine, makes 111 hp hybrid from the Civic Hybrid, the EPA fuel economy rating is the hybrid version 39 mpg-US (6.0 L / 100 km, 47 mpg -IMP) for the city and 38 mpg -US (6.2 L / 100 km, 46 mpg-imp). On the motorway 2016, the 2015 Acura ILX is offered with the 2.4 engine with an 8-speed DCT.