The same powerplant found in the TLX sport sedan is now in every ILX model. The aluminum block, directinjected 2.4liter inlinefour delivers 201 highrevving horsepower, 181 lb. ft. of torque (both SAE net) and bestinclass thrills per mile. Unlike turbocharged engines, throttle response is immediately impactful while the engine’s light weight makes handling nimble and fuel economy notable.
Drive Like Dynamite
LThe direct injection system in the ILX delivers fuel pressurized at up to 2,900 psi, giving the engine more power and better efficiency.
Delay is the Enemy
New to the ILX is a world’s first 8-speed DualClutch Transmission (DCT) with torque converter. The 8speed DCT is always a step ahead, delivering rapid yet smooth transitions. Lighting-quick response quicker than you can say “shift”. With paddle shifters on all trims, you’ll experience total control and a more direct connection to the car.
Available advanced driver assistance features are designed to watch the road around you, offer warnings, and even take action when you need it. Systems can even help keep you in the center of a detected lane if you begin to drift. AcuraWatch is designed to help minimize threatsand stressno matter where you’re headed.
Adaptive Cruise Control
Conventional cruise control has always been welcome on long highway trips but is of little use on an urban driver’s daily commute. Available Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) allows you to set a desired speed but also maintain a desired interval to the car ahead so you enjoy the benefits of cruise control in light traffic.
The best kind of backseat driver
The Blind Spot Information (BSI) system. is your second pair of eyes during lane changes. And whether backing out of parking space or onto a busy street, the ILX has your back with the Rear Cross Traffic Monitor. The ILX is also equipped with the the Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) a forwardfacing camera mounted above the inside rear view mirror, LKAS works proactively to keep the ILX inside a detected lane.
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Since an underinflated tire impedes handling and can be a safety hazard, the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) uses a sensor to determine if a tire’s pressure is outside an acceptable range.