2017 Acura ILX Redesign, Drivetrain Specifications

As this model is from Acura, the luxury division of Honda, there is no doubt that this car will be a comfortable and convenient car. But what about its performance, well Acura has made it pretty much clear with their latest models that performance is not compromised in all their models. Likewise, this 2017 Acura ILX model has all the good things in it. The power generated by these engines will be utilized in an efficient way.

2017 Acura ILX Specs:

A 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine will be used for powering this vehicle, this drivetrain unit will be able to produce 150 horsepower and 190 pound-feet of torque. To match its output, this engine will be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission system.

There is another engine option of a 2.4 liter engine for the need of higher power output. This engine variant definitely has higher output ratings, and its numbers are 201 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque.

This second engine variant is likely to be paired with an eight-speed transmission system. This new Acura ILX 2017 model is going to have two wheel drive configuration as standard and all-wheel drive as optional.

Interior Cabin:

This interior cabin of 2017 Acura ILX has been provided with all the necessary features to make it very convenient and user-friendly. Despite its price, high-quality materials have been extensively used for covering the seats and other interior cabin accessories.

These seats upholstered with high-quality materials provides a great comfort, and these seats have power adjustment functions. Overall space of this interior cabin has been increased.

The foot pedals have a shiny metallic design, the center console is not very broad, and this creates more free space in between the two front seats. A LCD touchscreen display is mounted in the middle of the dashboard.

Exterior Body Description:

Compared to its predecessor, this new 2017 Acura ILX has a much enhanced outer body design. Lots of aerodynamic features have been incorporated in its outer body to make this car have a great performance.

This new Acura ILX 2017 will have a more streamlined appearance, its grill is redesigned which holds the Acura badge in the middle. A new 17-inch alloy wheels will be added to this vehicle.

It is also said that this model will have a sunroof, but there is no confirmation about it. Itwill have heated mirrors, modified bumpers, redesigned air intakes and fog lights.

2017 Acura ILX interior

2017 Acura ILX – Competitors and Fuel Economy:

The other models that this new Acura ILX will be competing with

  • Ford Focus ST
  • Opel Astra
  • Buick Verano
  • Scion FRS
  • Honda Civic Si sedan
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI
  • Subaru BRZ
  • Hyundai Veloster Turbo.

This new Acura ILX for 2017 has a fuel economy of 36 mpg for highway drive and 25 mpg for city drive.

2017 Acura ILX side

2017 Acura ILX – Expected Launch and Price:

This car has its starting price of $28,000, and its price will be more with other extra features. The new 2017 Acura ILX will be released in the first quarters of 2017.

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