2013 Acura ILX Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick

2013 Acura ILX Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick
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Joining Acura‘s already impressive family of IIHS Top Safety Pick vehicles is its newest ILX model, which was just awarded the highest possible score of good in all four tests, including the roof-strength test. Continue Reading...

IIHS Top Safety Picks Adds Four, Includes Scion FR-S

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The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced four new inductees to the Top Safety pick list: the Subaru BRZ, Scion FR-S, Ford Escape and Acura ILX. Continue Reading...

Acura ILX Arrives at Dealerships Today

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Acura ILX Arrives at Dealerships Today
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New for this year, the entry-level Acura ILX hit dealerships today witha starting MSRP of $25,900. With little direct competition, the automaker might have an easy time selling its latest car, but then again maybe not. Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX Pricing Announced $25,900: Costs $3,315 more than Buick Verano

2013 Acura ILX Pricing Announced $25,900: Costs $3,315 more than Buick Verano
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Acura just announced pricing for its new ILX sedan, which will start at $25,900 and runs all the way to $34,400 for the highest-priced hybrid model.  Ranging from a 2.0-liter inline four cylinder engine in the base model to the 2.4-liter powerplant sourced from the Honda Civic Si and topped out cost-wise with the 1.5-liter… Continue Reading...

Acura Counts on ILX, RDX to Help Boost Sales 45 Percent

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Acura Counts on ILX, RDX to Help Boost Sales 45 Percent
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Earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, Acura brand VP Jeff Conrad made an astounding claim, telling the assembled press that the Honda luxury division is forecasting increased sales of 45 percent in 2012. Sharing the stage with Conrad were three models, the NSX, RDX and ILX, two of which are set to make… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX Fuel Economy Numbers Improve

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2013 Acura ILX Fuel Economy Numbers Improve
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With driving impressions of the new 2013 ILX under embargo, Acura has released a slew of specs on its new entry-level model, including improved fuel economy figures. At the car’s official reveal at the Chicago Auto Show, Acura announced estimated mileage numbers that, frankly, failed to impress. At the time the base 2.0-liter 4-cylinder was… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX to Cost Around $27,000

2013 Acura ILX to Cost Around $27,000
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Acura continues to tease pricing figures for its new entry-level luxury sports sedan, with the latest number coming much closer to the mark. Officially unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show in February, at that time it was announced that the ILX would cost, “well below” $30,000. We now have a better idea of just how… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX Photo Gallery

2013 Acura ILX Photo Gallery
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Up until now, we’ve been mostly admiring the Acura ILX under the auto show lights but the Japanese automaker has released a huge photo gallery of their new compact sedan model. The Acura ILX is marketed as a compact, premium model that shares the Honda Civic chassis and powertrains. But its styling looks 100-percent Acura,… Continue Reading...

2012 Chicago Auto Show Video Wrap Up

2012 Chicago Auto Show Video Wrap Up
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You don’t have to actually step inside the Chicago Auto Show to see the sites. AutoGuide’s video crew was on hand to cover all the major debuts, from the new Acura ILX to the wild Kia Track’ster Concept (above). See all the videos below and be sure to check out our complete coverage here. Watch… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX Video – First Look: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

2013 Acura ILX Video – First Look: 2012 Chicago Auto Show
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First shown in concept form a month ago at the Detroit Auto Show, Acura has revealed its new entry-level ILX sports sedan at the Chicago Auto Show today. Based on the Civic platform it certainly doesn’t look it, though it does share some very familiar powertrains. With a base 2.0-liter 4-cylinder, there’s also a 2.4-liter… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX Hides its Civic Roots Well: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

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2013 Acura ILX Hides its Civic Roots Well: 2012 Chicago Auto Show
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On the eve of the Chicago Auto Show, Acura has revealed the newest addition to its lineup, the ILX. A compact premium model, it shares its chassis and powertrains with the Civic, though little else. Looking nothing like a Civic, with a sleek Acura design, it’s actually significantly larger, measuring 2-inches more end-to-end and almost… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars of the Detroit Auto Show

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Top 10 Cars of the Detroit Auto Show
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For some of the more minor auto shows, a Top 10 list of the most important cars often covers most of the new debuts, but not so at the North American International Auto Show. Held each January in Detroit it’s the obvious launch site for major products by the Big Three domestic automakers and over… Continue Reading...

Acura Targets 45 Percent Sales Increase in 2012

Acura Targets 45 Percent Sales Increase in 2012
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After a downright miserable year with an eight percent sales decline, Acura is forecasting a massively successful 2012. On hand to debut two new models as well as the Acura NSX concept car at the Detroit Auto Show, sales VP Jeff Conrad dropped a stunning number, telling the assembled press that Acura will increase its… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX First Look – Video: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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With a new flagship supercar planned in the NSX Concept, Acura also unveiled a new entry-level model at the Detroit Auto Show this week. Called the ILX, it’s based on the new Honda Civic platform, but significantly modified. It also gets some distinct bodywork and three unique engine choices, including a hybrid option – the… Continue Reading...

Acura ILX Compact Sedan to Get Hybrid Powertrain, Choice of Two Gas Engines

Acura ILX Compact Sedan to Get Hybrid Powertrain, Choice of Two Gas Engines
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Honda is conceding defeat to Mercedes, BMW and Lexus but that could be good news for fans of the brand. Their reassessment means a fully-refreshed line including new cars as soon as this spring. The first in line is their new ILX compact sedan which will be based on the global Civic platform. The move… Continue Reading...