The 2014 Acura ILX entry-level luxury sedan comes in four trim levels: 2.0, 2.0 premium package, technology package with 2.0 and 2.4 with the premium package. Standard on the base 2.0 and the 2.4 includes 17-inch wheels, a sunroof, full power accessories, the keyless ignition / entry, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, leather upholstery, a power driver’s seat eight positions, heated front seats, active noise reduction, dual zone automatic climate control, an information screen of 5 inches, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, functionality of text messages, and audio system with seven speakers with a CD player, a USB audio interface / iPod, satellite radio and Pandora radio application integration smartphones.
Climbing 2.0 Premium and 2.4 Premium gets xenon headlights, fog lights, rear view camera and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Adjusting Technology includes all the features of the Premium formula, along with a navigation system with a slightly larger screen, voice commands and the 10-speaker ELS surround-sound audio system with digital music storage.
2014 Acura ILX Interior
The interior of the 2014 Acura ILX is well built, but the materials used are not really a step forward not the best luxury sedans. Similarly, the typical design environment for high-tech Acura, but nothing is as luxurious as here in the elegant TSX. But if you are looking for high-tech features, ILX offers finally. There is a 5-inch screen of the head of the center console for many infotainment functions and buttons neatly placed and dangerous to control them. A 6-inch screen comes with the navigation system and voice recognition functions (navigation and audio) and ELS audio system sounds good.
Special care has been used in the design of seats to be supportive, but it gives the impression of isolation and hardness. The ILX is also quite spacious for a compact car, with a decent amount of rear seat room. However, the available space is adjusted to 6 footers because standard sunroof of the car. The trunk space of 12.4 cubic feet is normal, and the opening is a bit narrow. The rear seats can be folded for easy transport of longer articles, but the benefits are not shared to allow a mixture of load times and a passenger or two in the back seat.
2014 Acura ILX Performance
Powering the 2014 ILX base engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 150 horsepower and 140 foot-pounds of torque. The only transmission offered is a five-speed automatic transmission that sends power to the front wheels. In performance testing, this engine brought the ILX from zero to 60 mph in 9 seconds. It is the average of a compact car, but slowly for a compact sedan wearing a badge of the premium. Fuel economy is respectable 24 mpg highway according ciudad/35 mpg and 28 mpg combined.
The 2014 Acura ILX 2.4 with Premium Package comes with a four-cylinder engine 2.4-liter is rated at 201 horsepower and 170 lb-ft. A six-speed manual is the only transmission available. In performance testing, the ILX 2.4 went from zero to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds. This is the average for both luxury sedans with an entry-level database engine sedans and regular funding a four-cylinder or V6 engine updated. Levels of fuel economy stands at 22/31/25.
2014 Acura ILX Safety
2014 Acura ILX comes standard with antilock brakes, traction and stability control, side airbags for front seats, side curtain airbags and active headrests. A rearview camera is optional. In the government crash tests, the Acura ILX earned a top rating of five stars for overall protection crash test with four stars for safety in any collision and five star safety implications pages. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave a top score ILX on top of the car’s performance, side impact tests and roof strength, frontal offset moderate overlap. Designed headrests / seats also earned a top rating for protection against whiplash in rear impacts. In brake testing came ILX 2.0 Premium to a stop from 60 mph in 121 feet, which is slightly better than average. Interestingly, the supposedly sporty 2.4 ILX stop 130 meters, which is longer than average.