Sporty, luxurious and packed with technology, the new 2018 Acura ILX is the luxury brand’s smallest and most affordable sedan. With prices starting well under $30,000, the Acura also undercuts the prices of the Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA. And its standard 201-horsepower 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine is strong for the class, offering more standard horsepower than the turbocharged Audi.
New Features and Revisions
For 2018, the AcuraWatch suite of active safety and driver aids is available on all ILX models. There’s also a new Special Edition trim, with a long list of standard equipment including LED headlights, an 8-way-power driver's seat, multi-view rearview camera, sunroof, Bluetooth, keyless entry, push-button start and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. It also includes the 18-inch wheels, side sills and a rear spoiler from the A-Spec package.