2015 ILX Offers Two Powertrain Options plus Premium Features on Acura's Gateway Luxury Sports SedanThe feature-packed ILX offerings, including an exhilarating 2.4-liter, 6-speed manual pairing and a fuel-efficient 2.0-liter automatic, provide the Acura experience to entry luxury customersJun 17, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif.
Going on sale June 18, 2014 the 2015 Acura ILX lineup provides new luxury buyers wîth numerous ways to join the Acura family wîth a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP1) starting at $27,050. The ILX is available in four grade levels offering different blends of performance and premium features plus Acura refinement and quality in a sleek, sporty and luxurious package.
The ILX is available wîth two powertrain choices:
•ILX 2.0-liter i-VTEC®, five-speed automatic transmission (5AT), 35 MPG rating (highway)2, available in standard trim, Technology Package or Premium Package
•ILX 2.4-liter i-VTEC®, six-speed manual transmission (6MT), 31 MPG rating (highway)2, wîth Premium Package
With multiple new features and upgrades applied last year to the 2014 model, the 2015 ILX continues to offer enhanced styling, comfort, and driving enjoyment along wîth excellent value on a luxury scale. Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, projector beam headlights, leather seating surfaces wîth heated front seats and 8-way power driver's seat, a Keyless Access System wîth smart entry and push button start, a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). The 2.0-liter engine produces 150 horsepower3 and is paired wîth a Sequential SportShift five-speed automatic transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)
For a more dynamic driving experience, a 2.4-liter engine that pumps out 201 horsepower4 is mated to a close-ratio, six-speed manual transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)
The identically outfitted 2014 Acura ILX earned the Intellichoice 2014 'Best Overall Value of the Year' award in the Premium Compact Passenger Car category, wîth the lowest total ownership cost in its class.
The ILX 2.4-liter and 2.0-liter models wîth the Premium Package come equipped wîth a premium sound system including XM® Radio, ÚSB port and AÚX jack connectivity, Bluetooth® Audio, Pandora® interface, SMS text messaging feature, speed-sensitive volume control, 7-speakers wîth subwoofer and 360-watt amplifier. The ILX 2.0-liter model wîth the Technology Package includes the ELS Surround® audio system wîth Note function music reminder, AcuraLink® Satellite Communication System, Acura Navigation System wîth Voice Recognition™, AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic wîth Traffic Rerouting™, AcuraLink Real-Time Weather™ wîth radar image maps and HomeLink®.Source - Acura