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2016 Acura ILX Overview

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The 2016 Acura ILX features a  Eight-speed dual-clutch with sequential SportShift paddle shifters

2016 Acura ILX

The 2016 Acura ILX is a compact luxury sedan with a starting MSRP of $27,900. Besides offering an attractive and sporty exterior design, the 2016 ILX comes standard with a rearview camera and a 201 horsepower four-cylinder engine. The 2016 Acura ILX will be competing in the same segment as the Honda Civic, Buick Verano, Mercedes-Benz CLA250, and Audi A3.

The 2016 Acura ILX is available in six trims: ILX, ILX with AcuraWatch Plus, ILX with Premium Package, ILX with premium and A-SPEC Package, ILX with Technology Plus Package, and ILX with Technology Plus and A-SPEC Package.

The 2016 Acura ILX features an acoustic glass windshield

2016 Acura ILX

What’s new for the 2016 Acura ILX?

The 2016 Acura ILX has eliminated last year’s 2.0-liter engine and now comes standard with a 2.4-liter engine. The chassis of the 2016 ILX was also made stiffer by 12%. Furthermore, the 2016 model comes standard with Jewel Eye LED headlights.

2016 Acura ILX Photos:

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The 2016 Acura ILX is available in five trim levels

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2016 Acura ILX Exterior

The 2016 Acura ILX features a sporty and sleek design, which is highlighted by Jewel Eye LED headlights and redesigned grille. The 2016 ILX comes standard with 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels and 18-inch wheels are included with A-Spec models. Exterior color options for the 2016 Acura ILX include Basque Red Pearl II, Catalina Blue Pearl, Graphite Luster Metallic, Slate Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, and Bellanova White Pearl.

2016 Acura ILX Exterior Photos:

Exterior available on the 2016 Acura ILX

  • 17-inch aluminum alloy noise-reducing wheels, Acoustic glass windshield, Jewel Eye LED headlights

Exterior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with AcuraWatch Plus

  • Includes the same exterior features of the base 2016 Acura ILX.

Exterior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with Premium Package

  • Includes the same exterior features of the base 2016 Acura ILX.

Exterior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with Premium and A-SPEC Package

  • Adds to or replaces features on ILX with Premium Package: 18-inch alloy noise-reducing wheels, Fog lights, Side sills, A-SPEC rear spoiler

Exterior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with Technology Plus Package

  • Includes the same exterior features of the base 2016 Acura ILX with Premium Package

Exterior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with Technology Plus and A-SPEC Package

  • Adds to or replaces features on ILX with Technology Plus Package: 18-inch alloy noise-reducing wheels, Fog lights, side sills, A-SPEC rear spoiler

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The 2016 Acura ILX comes standard with a 2.4-liter DOHC i-VTEC four-cylinder engine good for 201 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque

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2016 Acura ILX Performance

The 2016 Acura ILX comes standard with a 2.4-liter engine and eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, which combine to produce 201 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. In testing performed by Edmunds, the 2016 Acura ILX was able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 6.9 seconds.

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25 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway is the EPA-estimated fuel economy of the 2016 Acura ILX

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2016 Acura ILX Efficiency

The 2016 Acura ILX yields EPA-estimated fuel economy of 25 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. In addition, the 2016 ILX comes standard with a 13.2 gallon fuel tank.

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Dual-zone automatic climate control is a standard feature of the 2016 Acura ILX

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2016 Acura ILX Interior

Kelley Blue Book reports the 2016 Acura ILX offers a much quieter cabin than last year’s model. The 2016 ILX comes standard with automatic climate control, a five-inch color display screen, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, and heated front seats. Additionally, the new ILX offers 12.3 cubic feet of storage space in its trunk.

2016 Acura ILX Interior Photos:

Interior available on the 2016 Acura ILX

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control, Keyless access with smart entry and push-button start, 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, Heated front seats

Interior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with AcuraWatch Plus

  • Adds to or replaces features on ILX trim: Adaptive Cruise Control

Interior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with Premium Package

  • Adds to or replaces features on ILX trim: Sport seats with perforated Milano premium leather trim, 2-driver position memory, 4-way power-adjustable front passenger seat, Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Interior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with Premium and A-SPEC Package

  • Adds to or replaces features on ILX with Premium Package: Perforated Lux Suede seating, Contrast color stitching, Ebony headliner, Red instrument panel illumination

Interior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with Technology Plus Package

  • Adds to or replaces features on ILX with Premium Package: Adaptive Cruise Control, Compass, Acura Navigation System with AcuraLink Rear-Time Traffic, GPS-linked and solar-sensing dual-zone automatic climate control system

Interior available on the 2016 Acura ILX with Technology Plus and A-Spec Package

  • Adds to or replaces features on ILX with Technology Plus Package: Perforated Lux Suede seating, Contrast color stitching, Ebony headliner, Red instrument panel illumination

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The 2016 Acura ILX comes standard with 17-inch aluminum alloy noise-reducing wheels

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2016 Acura ILX Safety

The 2016 Acura ILX earned the highest possible safety rating of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2016 Acura ILX was also named a Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Standard safety equipment for the ILX sedan includes a rearview camera, stability and traction control, and antilock brakes. The 2016 ILX also offers advanced safety features such as a collision mitigation braking system, road departure mitigation system, lane keeping assist system, adaptive cruise control, blind spot information system, and rear cross traffic monitor.

Standard Safety Features

  • Front and rear head airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • Brake Assist
  • Vehicle Stability Assist
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • ACE body structure
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • LATCH child seat anchors
  • Front safety belts with load-limiting tensioner system
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Stability control
  • Traction control

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