Prepare to Be Impressed by the 2017 Acura ILX’s Performance and Fuel Efficiency

  • Acura ILX

    An outstanding compact luxury sport sedan comes to the road in the form of the 2017 Acura ILX. Performance and fuel efficiency are among the standout assets of this incredible car, giving drivers both the power and the efficiency they’re looking for as they shop among the luxury models currently available in the marketplace.

    Out on the road, the ILX truly stuns. Keep reading to learn about its performance offerings in detail—then see your nearest Chicagoland Acura Dealers location to take this high-end sedan for a test drive!

Under the Hood

In terms of engine offerings, the 2017 ILX models are each powered by a 2.4L direct injection DOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine that produces 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque—plenty of power to get you where you want to go and turn heads, as well!

This powerhouse engine comes mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission with a torque converter, which was the very first of its kind in the automotive industry.

The dual-clutch design of this pioneering transmission enables amazingly smooth responsiveness and incredibly quick shifting ability. The eight gear ratios keep the engine operating at or near peak efficiency at almost all speeds. The torque converter was added to provide a smoother launch than has typically been experienced with dual-clutch transmissions in the past.

Sequential SportShift paddle shifters come standard and further help drivers realize the true potential of the 8-speed dual-clutch transmission, letting them shift in milliseconds rather than the approximate half-second of a traditional manual transmission.

2017 Acura ILX 2.4L 4 Cylinder Engine

Impressive Fuel Efficiency

Onboard each of the Acura ILX models, drivers will experience outstanding fuel economy that will have them saving money at the pump for years to come.

Each ILX trim delivers an EPA-estimated 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.*

Paired with the ILX’s outstanding engine power, this fuel economy achievement is particularly impressive.

Performance-Enhancing Features

The Acura ILX is replete with components that are designed to boost the car’s overall performance quality. Included among them are features like

 

2017 Acura ILX

Vehicle Stability Assist: Vehicle Stability Assist with traction control and motion adaptive steering comes standard onboard the ILX. This system use a variety of sensors as well as the car’s ABS to monitor for and mitigate dangerous understeer and oversteer. This system operates so quickly that drivers may not even notice that an instability has been corrected in the system.

2017 Acura ILX

Suspension: The ILX features a combination of MacPherson struts for the front suspension and a multi-link arrangement in the rear. The MacPherson struts have specially tuned bushings and performance calibration, enabling outstanding handling and supreme wheel alignment when turning.

2017 Acura ILX Steering

Steering: Electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering is standard onboard the ILX, further bolstering the car’s distinctive driving style. The rigid mounting of the steering assembly simultaneously reduces vibration and enhances precision. The rack-and-pinion has been tuned for a prime experience at a variety of speeds.

2017 Acura ILX Pedals

Performance Pedals: Specialty pedals are part of the standard performance braking system onboard the Acura ILX. The shape of these pedals is designed to guide force onto the center of the pedal, increasing response.

Hit the Road and Experience the Acura ILX for Yourself!

Drivers can further explore the many incredible assets of the 2017 Acura ILX and also test out this exquisite sport sedan at any Chicagoland Acura Dealers location.

Come in and see us or contact us today to learn more about the exceptional ILX. A friendly, knowledgeable member of our team is standing by to answer all of your questions and then get you behind the wheel and out on the road for a test drive!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only), and other factors.
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