Acura turned up at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show with a re-engineered version of the ILX which they believe is now worthy of the tittle “sport sedan”. Not sure about that, but 2016 Acura ILX is noticeably cleverer than the previous effort.
The highlights of the new ILX include a 201-horsepower, directed-injected i-VTEC engine and 8-speed dual-clutch transmission for all models, revised styling on the front and rear, host of new premium features and technologies.
The visual changes give the new Acura ILX a more dynamic and sporty look; one that is leaps and bounds better than the previous model but still not what you call amazing. The car comes with Jewel EyeTM LED headlights, upgraded interior materials, and optional upsized wheels and tires.
As for the features and equipment, depending on the optional package you choose, the 2016 ILX can be specified with AcuraWatch – including Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist System, Road Departure Mitigation and enhanced Collision Mitigation Braking System with pedestrian sensing capability, On-Demand Multi-Use Display (ODMD) with upper 8-inch display screen and lower 7-inch touchscreen, Siri integration and…
There is also a new A-SPEC package which adds a sporty side sill garnish, trunk spoiler, front fog lights and new 18-inch, 10-spoke machined alloy wheels with gloss black insets.Official: 2016 Acura ILX Sport Sedan,