Acura has just introduced the 2014 ILX luxury sports sedan, a car that promises to offer eight new standard features comparing it with the 2013MY. According to the official press release, the 2014 Acura ILX gets upgraded 17-inch alloy wheels, an eight-way power driver's seat, heated front seats, a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera but also new leather seating surfaces and leatherette door liners. Moreover, the 2014 ILX receives a new audio-system subwoofer and an Active Noise Cancellation as standard.
Still, the 2014 Acura ILX comes with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $26,900, an increase of $1,000. For the 2014 model year, the ILX gets a standard 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that generates 150 hp, paired with a Sequential SportShift 5-speed automatic transmission.
According to the manufacturer, this model will get an EPA city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 24/35/28 mpg. If you want a more dynamic driving experience, the ILX can be equipped with a close-ratio, six-speed manual transmission matched to a 2.4-liter engine generating 201 horsepower. This model will have an EPA city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 22/31/25 mpg. Information on the 2014 Acura ILX Hybrid will be announced at a later date.
The 2014 ILX also features a standard Keyless Access System with smart entry and pushbutton start, along with Pandora interface and SMS text message function for easy connectivity. For those who want more, the a Premium Package and Technology Package are both available. The 2014 Acura ILX 5-Speed Automatic with the Premium Package is priced at $29,200, while the 2014 ILX 5-Speed Automatic with Technology Package is priced at $31,600. The 2014 Acura ILX 6-Speed Manual with Premium Package costs $29,200.