There will be lots of people available who desire a little family car but think the normal Civic is simply too plain to the confident people. For those folks, the 2016 Acura ILX could be the ideal match. Though it may be a car and that is driven by Civic as much as the internals go, both the running gear and it is interior are made by Acura to provide a similar level of comfort around more costly cars. Their current model has lots of parts borrowed coming from the Civic however the new Acura ILX 2016 will actually use almost only Acura parts because of the new philosophy of offering the very best possible experience when one thinks of the driving pleasure.


The 2016 Acura ILX exterior however will undergo a slightly bigger change. The bottom model will remain pretty much like the older car however the new Sport model can get new front and rear bumpers in addition to a new group of wheels for any more aggressive look. These are generally meant to provide those folks attempting to find a comfortable sporty looking car an alternative towards the European offerings. Inside it, the Acura ILX 2016 will only receive a small facelift which a couple of changes made towards the general layout. On surface of that, the materials will be better, on par with the remainder of the Acura cars instead of just an up-scaled Civic. These are excellent news for individuals planning on buying one. There will be six exterior colors available : Basque Red Pearl II, Bellanova White Pearl, Catalina Blue Pearl, Crystal Black Pearl, Graphite Luster Metallic and Slate Silver Metallic.

2016 Acura ILX dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 105.1
Length (in) 181.9
Height (in) 55.6
Width (in) 70.6
Track (in) 59.4/60.2 (front/rear)
Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 unladen
Cargo Volume (cu ft) 12.3
Fuel Tank Capacity (U.S. gal) 13.2
Curb Weight (lbs without/with AcuraWatch Plus) 3093 / 3095
Curb Weight with Premium Package (lbs without/with A-SPEC) 3113 /3133
Curb Weight with Technology Plus (lbs without/with A-SPEC) 3115 / 3137
Weight Distribution (% front/rear) 63 / 37


As much as the engines goes, the 2016 Acura ILX will feature a brand new 2. 4-liter unit which unlike the previous one which came coming from the Civic, will certainly be sourced coming from the TLX. This powerplant will produce 201 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque which ought to be greater than enough for many people. It is going to be mated for an 8-speed automatic dual clutch gearbox which should result in the ride far better. This engine and gearbox combination is perhaps perhaps one of the best inside the small car segment, offering both great performance and smoothness without being too costly. An all-wheel-drive system and Acura ILX 2016 hybrid could be available sooner or later.

2016 Acura ILX specs
Engine Type Direct Injection 4-Cylinder
Displacement (liters) 2.4
Horsepower @ rpm 201 @ 6800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 180 @ 3600
Drivetrain FWD (Front Wheel Drive)
Transmission 8-Speed DCT (Dual-Clutch Transmission) with Torque Converter
Fuel economy 25/36/29 (city/highway/combined)


The value for new Acura ILX 2016 didn’t change much, so it starts slightly below $28, 000 for any base car and almost $35, 000 for any fully equipped one. Sure, it could seem like some huge cash but consider that new 2016 ILX offers a similar degree of comfort as more costly cars. The 2016 Acura ILX main competitors among other luxury cars are Buick Verano, Audi A3 and Mercedes CLA250.

ILX $27.900
ILX with AcuraWatch Plus Package $29.200
ILX with Premium Package $29.900
ILX with Premium & A-SPEC Packages $31.890
ILX with Technology Plus Package $32.900
ILX with Technology Plus & A-SPEC Packages $34.890