2013 Acura ILX Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$25,900-$34,400
$24,452-$32,319
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What's New for 2013:

  • Compact entry-luxury sedan
  • Three different powertrain choices
  • Base price in mid-$20,000 range

Exterior Features
Acura sells the new 2013 ILX as the 2.0L, 2.4L and Hybrid models. Though it is based on the Honda Civic platform, the Acura ILX features unique exterior styling and shares little with its corporate sibling. Projector-beam headlights, heated side mirrors with LED turn signal indicators, and a power sunroof are standard. A sporty-looking rear spoiler is included on the ILX Hybrid.

Interior Features
Manually adjustable front seats with cloth upholstery come standard on the new ILX, along with dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity and music streaming, and a stereo with satellite radio, Pandora Internet radio, SMS text messaging capability, USB port, and an auxiliary audio input jack. Every ILX is also equipped with Keyless Access with push-button start, Homelink universal remote, and a tilt/telescopic steering wheel.

Optional Features
Acura offers the ILX with a Premium package and a Technology package. The Premium package adds leather, 8-way power driver's seat, heated front seats, upgraded sound system, multi-view reversing camera system, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and, on all except the Hybrid model, Active Noise Cancellation for a quieter cabin. The Technology package adds a voice-activated navigation system with real-time traffic and weather reports, and an AcuraLink satellite communications system.

Under the Hood
The Acura ILX 2.0L has a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine making 150 horsepower and 140 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed Sequential Sportshift automatic transmission delivers the power to the front wheels, and is equipped with Grade Logic Control to assist in powering up and coasting down hills.

Purchase the ILX 2.4L, and you'll get a more powerful 2.4-liter engine generating 201 horsepower and 170 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is paired exclusively with a 6-speed manual gearbox.

The Acura ILX Hybrid mates a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with an electric assist motor, rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack, and a continuously variable transmission. The ILX Hybrid is not a \"full hybrid,\" meaning it cannot move on battery power alone. Rather, this car is a \"mild hybrid\" that uses its electric motor to assist the smaller gasoline engine under load. Combined, the system makes 111 horsepower and 127 lb.-ft. of torque.

Fuel Economy
The EPA has not rated the 2013 Acura ILX for fuel economy. Acura's estimates are:
  • ILX 2.0L: 24/35/28 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • ILX 2.4L: 22/31/25 mpg
  • ILX Hybrid: 39/38/38 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Acura ILX is equipped with 6 air bags, traction and stability control, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and a reversing camera. A multi-view reversing camera is optional. The new ILX had not been crash-tested by the NHTSA or IIHS as this overview was written.

What's New for 2013:

  • Compact entry-luxury sedan
  • Three different powertrain choices
  • Base price in mid-$20,000 range

Exterior Features
Acura sells the new 2013 ILX as the 2.0L, 2.4L and Hybrid models. Though it is based on the Honda Civic platform, the Acura ILX features unique exterior styling and shares little with its corporate sibling. Projector-beam headlights, heated side mirrors with LED turn signal indicators, and a power sunroof are standard. A sporty-looking rear spoiler is included on the ILX Hybrid.

Interior Features
Manually adjustable front seats with cloth upholstery come standard on the new ILX, along with dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity and music streaming, and a stereo with satellite radio, Pandora Internet radio, SMS text messaging capability, USB port, and an auxiliary audio input jack. Every ILX is also equipped with Keyless Access with push-button start, Homelink universal remote, and a tilt/telescopic steering wheel.

Optional Features
Acura offers the ILX with a Premium package and a Technology package. The Premium package adds leather, 8-way power driver's seat, heated front seats, upgraded sound system, multi-view reversing camera system, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and, on all except the Hybrid model, Active Noise Cancellation for a quieter cabin. The Technology package adds a voice-activated navigation system with real-time traffic and weather reports, and an AcuraLink satellite communications system.

Under the Hood
The Acura ILX 2.0L has a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine making 150 horsepower and 140 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed Sequential Sportshift automatic transmission delivers the power to the front wheels, and is equipped with Grade Logic Control to assist in powering up and coasting down hills.

Purchase the ILX 2.4L, and you'll get a more powerful 2.4-liter engine generating 201 horsepower and 170 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is paired exclusively with a 6-speed manual gearbox.

The Acura ILX Hybrid mates a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with an electric assist motor, rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack, and a continuously variable transmission. The ILX Hybrid is not a \"full hybrid,\" meaning it cannot move on battery power alone. Rather, this car is a \"mild hybrid\" that uses its electric motor to assist the smaller gasoline engine under load. Combined, the system makes 111 horsepower and 127 lb.-ft. of torque.

Fuel Economy
The EPA has not rated the 2013 Acura ILX for fuel economy. Acura's estimates are:
  • ILX 2.0L: 24/35/28 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • ILX 2.4L: 22/31/25 mpg
  • ILX Hybrid: 39/38/38 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Acura ILX is equipped with 6 air bags, traction and stability control, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and a reversing camera. A multi-view reversing camera is optional. The new ILX had not been crash-tested by the NHTSA or IIHS as this overview was written.

Available Trims for the 2013 Acura ILX
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 4dr Sdn 2.0L Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 25900.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name Premium Pkg (4dr Sdn 2.0L) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 29200.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name 2.4L Premium Pkg (4dr Sdn) Transmission Manual MSRP 29200.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/31
Name Tech Pkg (4dr Sdn 2.0L) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 31400.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 24/35
Name Hybrid (4dr Sdn 1.5L) Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio MSRP 28900.00 Engine 1.5L/91 City/Hwy MPG 39/38
Name Hybrid Tech Pkg (4dr Sdn 1.5L) Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio MSRP 34400.00 Engine 1.5L/91 City/Hwy MPG 39/38
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INTERIOR
  • Premium cloth front bucket seats -inc: manual driver height adjustment
  • Fold-down rear seat
  • Front center console w/armrest
  • Fold-down rear center armrest w/cup holders
  • Leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel -inc: audio, phone, display & cruise controls
  • Maintenance minder system
  • 5" color information display
  • Pwr windows w/front auto-up/down & auto-reverse
  • Smart entry w/push button start -inc: window/moonroof-open function
  • Remote trunk release
  • Cruise control
  • Theft-deterrent system w/engine immobilizer
  • One-touch turn signals
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control -inc: humidity control, air-filtration system
  • Rear defroster w/timer
  • 12V pwr outlets
  • Dual front sunvisors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Ambient cabin lighting
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Heated perforated leather front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror
  • Heated perforated leather front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat, silver contrast stitching
  • Aluminum sport pedals
  • Red instrument illumination
  • 8" LED backlit VGA display
  • HomeLink system
  • Acura navigation system -inc: voice recognition, Zagat Survey ratings & reviews
  • AcuraLink Real-Time Weather & Traffic w/Traffic Rerouting -inc: automated appointments
  • GPS-linked solar sensing dual-zone automatic climate control -inc: humidity control, air-filtration system
  • Rear bench seat
  • Charge/assist gauge
EXTERIOR
  • 16" x 6.5" alloy wheels
  • 205/55R16 all-season tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • One-touch auto-open/close pwr tilt moonroof
  • Automatic on/off projector beam halogen headlights -inc: wiper integration
  • Heated body-colored pwr mirrors -inc: driver side expanded view
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Body-colored door handles
  • 17" x 7.0" alloy wheels
  • 215/45R17 all-season tires
  • Automatic on/off xenon HID headlights -inc: wiper integration
  • Fog lights
  • Tire repair kit
  • Rear spoiler
MECHANICAL
  • 2.0L SOHC i-VTEC 16-valve I4 engine
  • 5-speed automatic transmission -inc: Sequential SportShift, paddle shifters, grade logic control
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Drive-by-wire throttle system
  • Front MacPherson strut suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • Rear multi-link suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • Amplitude reactive damper
  • Electric pwr assisted rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr assisted front ventilated/rear solid disc brakes
  • 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC 16-valve I4 engine
  • 6-speed manual close-ratio transmission
  • Exclusive exhaust tuning
  • 1.5L SOHC i-VTEC 8-valve I4 hybrid engine -inc: integrated motor assist (IMA)
  • Continuously variable transmission (CVT) -inc: Sequential SportShift, paddle shifters, grade logic control
  • ECON mode
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: electronic brake distribution (EBD), brake assist
    • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control, motion adaptive steering
    • Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure
    • Daytime running lights
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Dual-stage multiple-threshold driver/front passenger airbags
    • Front side airbags -inc: passenger side occupant position detection system
    • Side curtain airbags
    • Front/rear 3-point seat belts w/front automatic tensioning system
    • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • Emergency trunk release
    • Rear child door locks
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Multi-angle rear view camera w/guidelines
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 160-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: (6) speakers, USB port, aux input jack, speed-sensitive volume compensation, Pandora internet radio interface
    • HandsFreeLink Bluetooth wireless telephone interface -inc: steering wheel mounted controls
    • SMS text message function
    • 360-watt AM/FM/XM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: (6) speakers, subwoofer, USB port, aux input jack, speed-sensitive volume compensation, Pandora internet radio interface, active sound control
    • 415-watt AM/FM/XM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: Acura/ELS surround sound, DVD-audio Dolby Pro Logic II, hard disk drive (HDD) media storage, (10) speakers, USB port, aux input jack, Song By Voice, XM note function music-reminder, active sound control, speed-sensitive volume compensation
    • HandsFreeLink Bluetooth wireless telephone interface -inc: steering wheel mounted controls, phone-book exchange
    • 415-watt AM/FM/XM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: Acura/ELS surround sound, DVD-audio Dolby Pro Logic II, hard disk drive (HDD) media storage, (10) speakers, USB port, aux input jack, Song By Voice, XM note function music-reminder, speed-sensitive volume compensation

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