"What do you think of the Honda Civic's interior versus that of the Acura ILX?" Bob When the Acura ILX debuted as an early 2013 model, it had a decidedly more upscale interior than the 2012 Honda Civic. It also...
We first got word that Siri Eyes Free was coming to the 2013 Honda Accord back in January, but now the auto maker is rolling out the feature to vehicles. Owners of either the aforementioned model, 2014 Accord and both the 2013 Acura RDX and ILX can get the dealer-installed accessory by visiting their local dealer. Show More Summary
Honda today announced the launch of Siri "Eyes Free" integration for select Honda and Acura vehicles. The functionality, which launches as a dealer-installed accessory for the 2013-2014 Honda Accord and 2013 Acura RDX and ILX models,...Show More Summary
There's a fun cliche for all-black cars based on an old Chevrolet Impala SS advertisement - "Lord Vader, your car is ready." It's been reproduced seemingly every time an automaker comes out with a menacing, black car. This Acura Street Performance ILX is for a different movie villain, though. Show More Summary
SEMA isn’t an event you’d normally associate with a rather tame luxury brand like Acura but the automaker did have a handful of concepts on show this week at the event. They were aimed at demonstrating the tuning potential of the cars they were based on, with two of the concepts based on the RLX flagship sedan and a third based on the...
Posted on 11.6.2013 14:00 by Simona The ILX is a recent addition to the Acura lineup, and the automaker wants to show off exactly what its resident entry-level sedan is capable of to help draw in the younger crowd. With this desire for youthful buyers, Acura took to task developing the Street Performance ILX for the 2013 SEMA Show. Show More Summary
The Acura ILX has been derided as being nothing more than a gussied-up Honda Civic, an analogy that I too applied to the compact Acura when it first arrived. But then our own Brendan McAleer caused me to question my dismissal of the ILX. How many shoppers out there are willing to option-up a base model […]
Honda luxury brand Acura is now in the second year of production of its more entry level ILX sedan, which is based upon the Honda Civic platform. It is also the second year of a hybrid offering for this model, and it has just been released to Acura showrooms for a starting price of $28,900. read more
Honda announces pricing on the new 2014 Acura ILX Hybrid.
"Which compact hybrid is upscale and not a plug-in?" Sandy, Baltimore The Acura ILX Hybrid and Lexus CT 200h are upscale compacts that don't need to be plugged in to recharge their hybrid batteries. The ILX sedan is a better-dressed...
TTAC’s making the big time now! Sure, the dweebs over at Motor Trend are currently driving a free Kia Optima, Nissan Frontier, Nissan Altima, MINI Cooper Coupe, Chrysler 300S, Acura ILX, VW Passat, Kia Rio, Subaru BRZ, Acura RDX, BMW 328i and a 650i Gran Coupe, but we’ve finally managed to snag a totally free [...]
This Is Not The Acura You're Looking For Mid-level luxury brands have always had to do a bit of leg work to distance themselves from their more common cousins. Thanks to generation after generation of pervasive badge engineering (much...Show More Summary
The Acura TSX’s future has been in doubt ever since the debut of the smaller ILX, but more than ever, the rebadged European Accord appears to be living on borrowed time. Automotive News reports that a few factors are conspiring to bring about the demise of the TSX. One is that the European Accord that [...]
With the introduction of the ILX, Acura’s aging TSX has been forced to compete with a much newer model that’s almost the same size and occupies a similar price segment. This led to suggestion that the TSX may be dropped from Acura’s lineup or perhaps even merged with the TL to form a new ‘TLX’ model. The rumored TLX...
With your average BMW 3 Series and its competition trading hands at more than $40,000, a new segment of luxury cars has emerged around $30,000. Among the first to the new segment is the 2013 Acura ILX, a premium take on the compact sedan. Sharing its 200-horsepower engine and six-speed manual transmission with the Honda [...]
Posted on 05.13.2013 17:00 by Simona After revealing the ILX Concept at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show in January, Acura has quickly followed it up with the production version at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. Carrying the same ILX name, the...Show More Summary
The Acura ILX sedan enters its second model year with a few more features—and a price hike of $1,000. Leather upholstery is now standard on all 2014 ILX models, with leatherette door liners. An eight-way power driver's seat, heated front seats, and a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera system have also all been added to the standard-features list...
Like many others, we were openly disappointed with Honda after driving its lackluster 2012 Civic, a model so ill-conceived that the Japanese automaker was forced to put together a far-reaching facelift after just one year on the market. Show More Summary