The 2017 Acura ILX will be one of the key players in the segment of compact luxury cars. This is an entry-level model of Honda’s luxury division. This model originally came in 2012, as 2013 year model. After some time of production, it was refreshed this year. This update brought us many novelties, both in visual and mechanical aspect. We saw improved look, transmission, new standard engine, safety features etc. Since this model came with many significant changes, it is hard to believe that 2017 Acura ILX could come with some novelties. We expect to see pretty much the same car.
2017 Acura ILX specs
Company just recently introduced a refreshed model. The 2017 Acura ILX is expected to keep the same characteristics. This refresh included plenty of significant improvements. As you maybe know, this compact luxury sedan was the first model that came with the company’s new “aero-fused dynamics” design language. Finally this appearance came improved. There are many new details, especially at the front end, where are Acura’s new “jewel eyes” LED headlights. New Acura ILX will follow all these changes.
2017 Acura ILX interior
When it is about interior, 2016 year model also came with many novelties. There are some smaller design tweaks, but the main thing is about features. The 2017 ILX will come with plenty of novelties in this aspect. Beside update and upgrade of the current ones, we will also see some new features, especially in terms of safety. There are things like blind-spot warning system, rear-cross traffic alerts, lane keeping assist, forward collision mitigation, adaptive cruise control and a multiview back-up camera.
2017 Acura ILX engine
This refresh also included some big changes under the hood. The 2017 Acura ILX will continue in the same way. The base engine is now 2.4 liter 4-cylinder unit. This engine outputs 201 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. This engine comes with new transmission. It is an 8-speed automatic gearbox, which will be the only choice for 2017 ILX. This new transmission will provide smoother shifting, more comfortable drive and also some improvement in terms of fuel economy, which is around 30 mpg in a combined drive.
2017 Acura ILX release date and price
The exact date of launch is still unknown, but it is expected that 2017 Acura ILX will come late next year. Finally price is expected to remain unchanged, which means in a range between 28.000 and 33.000 dollars.