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Acura ILX
Acura ILX
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Acura ILX Overview

Acura's entry-level luxury compact shares its underpinnings with the Honda Civic. But it has different suspension tuning, as well as fancier features and nicer interior materials. Engine choices include three four-cylinder engines: a 2.0-liter base, 1.5-liter hybrid, and a higher-performance 2.4-liter. The base engine and five-speed automatic work very well. Handling is sound, but the ride is choppy and road noise is pronounced, undermining its "affordable luxury" promise. For 2014 Acura upgraded the interior with more standard gear, including heated front seats, a multi-angle rear camera, and active noise cancellation. A low owner-satisfaction score is noteworthy.

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