The much talked about Acura is making the headlines yet again, and this time with its 2018 Acura ILX. The long wait is going to be over soon and that’s indeed very good news! Rumors are making rounds that it might just take a thing or two from the Acura Precision concept. The 2018 Acura ILX sedan is expected to face a stiff competition from Buick Verano. The cars like Mercedes CLA250 and Audi A3 sedan are also well-placed to compete with it in the long run.
2018 Acura ILX – Luxury and Elegance Design
The new ILX sedan is going to be slightly slimmer. However, the sides will be well-crafted in order to enhance its appearance. Interestingly, it’s supposed to be visually a lot more sophisticated and aggressive than its predecessor. The LED headlights are definitely going to be bolder and the grille larger. Moreover, the model’s rear fascia will include a completely new taillight, and this will surely increase the visibility aspect to a great extent.
A sophisticated audio system is set to increase the entertainment value of the 2018 Acura ILX by leaps and bounds. A complete package – a radio, audio with the capacity of Bluetooth streaming, an audio interface with USB facility along with six supportive speakers is bound to make your experience a pleasant one!
Creating coziness and comfort is going to be the primary concept behind its superior design. In addition, the back seats of the 2018 Acura ILX are going to be strategically positioned for creating enough legroom.
It’s expected that the 2018 Acura ILX will come with contemporary features such as front-facing camera, rear cross-traffic systems for vigilance, blind spot monitor, Wi-Fi, and key-less ignition. In order to ensure complete safety, some other important features will include an emergency S.O.S system, automatic brakes, and front airbags. On the other hand, elective features will include a good audio system and a multi-use touch screen display.
Engine and EPA Rating
The engine specs of this sedan will share a striking similarity with Honda Civic. The ultimate driving force of this car will come from its front wheels, propelled by an engine capacity of 2.4-liter with 201 HP. Moreover, enhanced power delivery process is almost guaranteed with the inclusion of torque converter. This indeed is a well-thought inclusion! The car’s transmission is going to follow the dual-clutch and eight-speed system. This car is also going to use some advanced technology as far as fuel injection is concerned in order to provide superior power delivery as well as fuel economy. The fuel consumption estimation is – 25 mpg (on the highway), 35 mpg (within city roads), and 29 mpg (overall).
Price and Availability
The price for the car’s base model will come under $29.000. However, the Acura Premium Package and destination charge inclusion will make it about $31.000. On the other hand, the Technology Plus version will be about $34.000. The release date for the 2018 Acura ILX is expected in late 2017.
Summing it up
The bodywork of the 2018 Acura ILX will include lightweight materials simply to provide it with stability and greater speeds. On the other hand, its design promises to be a sure head turner! A powerful engine along with some contemporary safety and entertainment features, make it a car to watch out for!