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2013 Acura ILX 2.4L

At a Glance

Pricing $25,900 - $34,400
Drive Types FWD
Engines 1.5l I4 HEV, 2.0l I4, 2.4l I4
Transmissions A5, CVT, M6
Fuel Economy 22-39 (city), 31-38 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 63

Overview Information

The ILX is a new entry-level luxury car based on the Honda Civic platform. Three front-wheel-drive powertrains are offered. The base powertrain is a 2.0l four-cylinder paired with a five-speed automatic. For more power, the ILX is offered with a 2.4l four-cylinder mated to a six-speed manual transmission. A hybrid model is offered for buyers more concerned with fuel economy. The ILX will be offered with a Premium package that includes heated leather seats and active sound cancellation to quiet the cabin. Like other Acura models, an optional Technology package adds ELS surround audio and a navigation system. The ILX is manufactured in Ohio.

What Changed:

The new ILX is a small front-wheel-drive sedan based on the Honda Civic. The base engine on the ILX is a 2.0l four-cylinder rated at 150-bhp. An optional 2.4l four-cylinder engine produces 201 horsepower and is only offered with a six-speed manual. The ILX lineup will also include a hybrid model which pairs a 1.5l four-cylinder engine with a small electric motor to boost power and regenerate power on braking.

Official Word:

Following up on its blockbuster appearance at this year's Detroit auto show, Acura today unveiled production versions of two new vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show. A completely redesigned 2013 Acura RDX crossover sport utility vehicle and the all-new 2013 Acura ILX luxury compact sedan were shown. Both new Acura models are scheduled for launch in the Spring. "We are excited to be launching these two new luxury models as the gateway of Acura's revitalized product...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
ILX 2.0l I4 (150-bhp) A5 FWD 24/35/29 56 $25,900
ILX Premium 2.0l I4 (150-bhp) A5 FWD 24/35/29 59 $29,200
ILX Technology 2.0l I4 (150-bhp) A5 FWD 24/35/29 59 $31,400
ILX 2.4L Premium 2.4l I4 (201-bhp) M6 FWD 22/31/26 63 $29,200
ILX Hybrid 1.5l I4 HEV (111-bhp) CVT FWD 39/38/39 53 $28,900
ILX Hybrid Technology 1.5l I4 HEV (111-bhp) CVT FWD 39/38/39 53 $34,400