2016 Acura ILX – Specs, 0-60, Review, Release Date

New and improved 2016 Acura ILX will soon appear on the market in its unique style. It will show many upgrades in all the segments.

Design of exterior and improvements

2016 Acura ILX is a compact luxury sedan which will be great to handle and maneuver. It will get improved interior and more important, it will show better fuel efficiency. It will offer various and modern standard features. As for the dimensions, it will be 181.9 inches long, 55.6 inches tall and 70.6 wide. When it comes to exterior design, new Acura won’t show many changes compared to the current model. However, some cosmetic refreshments are still expected. Both, front and rear fascias will be slightly redesigned. On the front, we will notice new “jewel eye” LED headlamps. The grille will be also revised. The tail lights will be larger now and also equipped with LED. It will get new 17-inch alloy wheels as well.

2016 Acura ILX front

Interior design and features

Inside, 2016 Acura ILX will be improved with new materials and new features. The cabin is spacious and able to welcome five passengers. Both, front and rear seats will be roomy and very comfortable. The cabin is also quieter than before because of the new active noise cancellation system.  As for the equipment, some of the standard features included will be: Bluetooth, USB, dual-zone climate control, a rear view camera, a power moonroof etc. It will offer six packages. Those are: standard ILX, Premium, Technology Plus, A-Spec, A-Spec Premium, and A-Spec Technology Plus. Therefore, it will be also available with leather upholstery, an 8-inch touch screen, navigation, rear cross-traffic alert, blind spot warning, Sirius satellite radio, multi-information display and so on.

2016 Acura ILX interior

2016 Acura ILX engine and transmission

2016 Acura ILX will be powered with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with direct injection.  This engine will be able to make 201 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. It will be paired with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. It will be able to get 60 mph in 6.2 seconds.  Estimated fuel efficiency is 25 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.

2016 Acura ILX rear

Release date and price

2016 Acura ILX should appear on the market sometime in 2016. As for the price, it will be around $29,000 for the base model.

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