The Refined Trim Levels of the 2018 Acura ILX

The 2018 Acura ILX is a compact sport sedan that is turning heads and making a splash with drivers. With a powerful road performance, excellent fuel economy, and features and equipment inside that provide comfort and bring technology to drivers’ fingertips, the Acura ILX is ready for any journey. And the ILX is equally at home taking curves on the highway and cruising through a night on the town.


Performance and Fuel Economy

The engine under the hood of the ILX is new in this year’s model, and as Motor Trend points out, it’s more powerful than ever. At the heart is a 2.4L engine that produces up to 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission that is responsive and shifts smoothly to harness all the power of the engine. The ILX also gets set apart from its class with excellent fuel economy, rated at an EPA-estimated 25 city / 35 highway / 29 combined mpg.*

Standard Comfort and Convenience

Priced at $28,100 MSRP,** the ILX Standard Package is luxurious, comfortable, and well equipped with convenient features that make the cabin one of the best on the road, and at an affordable value. A look inside will reveal comfort features that include:

  • Sport Seats
  • Leatherette Trim
  • Two-Level Heating
  • Automatic Dual-Zone Climate Control
  • Smart Entry
  • Push-Button Ignition
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Active Sound Control
2018 Acura ILX Features
2018 Acura ILX Touchscreen

Standard Technology

The ILX with Standard Package also includes a long list of technology features to help keep everyone entertained and drivers connected while behind the wheel. And by using hands-free features, drivers can keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road and still pair their ride with the perfect soundtrack.

  • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and Streaming Audio

  • 5-Inch Color Center Information Display

  • Pandora Compatibility

  • Speed-Sensitive Volume Control

  • USB Audio Interface

  • Acura Audio System with Six Speakers

  • 2018 Acura ILX Exterior

    Standard Safety

    The ILX has a deep commitment to safety, utilizing technology to help drivers drive better and more safely on the road. Every ILX model will include the following safety features:

    • LED Daytime Running Lights

    • Multi-View Rear Camera

    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

    • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control

Special Edition

Priced at $28,900 MSRP,** the Special Edition Package is a great option for drivers who like all the features and performance aspects of the Standard Package, but want more driver-centric features to augment the thrills and driving experience behind the wheel. The Special Edition trim includes the equipment list of the Standard and adds A-SPEC-inspired features such as:

  • 18 x 7.5-Inch Machine-Finished Wheels

  • Rear Spoiler

  • Side Sills

  • 2018 Acura ILX Alert

    AcuraWatch Plus

    For drivers who want more of an emphasis on safety and driver-assist technology, the AcuraWatch Plus Package is the one to consider. It is priced at $29,400 MSRP,** includes all of the equipment from the Standard Package, and adds:

    • Adaptive Cruise Control

    • Collision Mitigation Braking System

    • Lane Keeping Assist System

    • Road Departure Mitigation System


The Premium Package is priced at just $30,100 MSRP,** and it’s a great choice for drivers who want the ILX to lean more heavily on connectivity, technology, and even more comfort.

  • Two-Driver Memory for Seats and Outside Mirrors

  • Four-Way Power-Adjustable Passenger Seat

  • Acura Premium Audio System with Seven Speakers and Subwoofer

  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio

  • HD Radio

  • Email Reading

  • iPhone AcuraLink Navigation App Capability

  • HomeLink

  • Blind Spot Information System

  • Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

2018 Acura ILX Speaker

Technology Plus

For drivers who are looking for upgrades in luxurious details inside the ILX such as a sophisticated climate system, voice recognition, navigation system, and more, the Technology Plus Package is the one for you. Priced at $33,100 MSRP,** it builds upon the previous models and adds:

  • GPS-Linked, Solar-Sensing Climate Control Enhancement

  • ELS Studio Premium Audio System with 10 Speakers

  • Voice-Recognition System

  • Navigation System

  • AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic


At the top of the lineup, the A-SPEC Package can be combined with either the Premium Package, for $32,100 MSRP,** or the Technology Plus Package, for $35,100 MSRP.** But whether you lean more toward the comfort of the Premium Package or the exciting tech of the Technology Plus Package, the A-SPEC will come with highlighted and model-exclusive features that include:

  • Fog Lights
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Aluminum Pedals
  • Black Headliner
  • Red Instrumentation
2018 Acura ILX A-Spec Interior

Test Drive Today

Find out more information about the 2018 Acura ILX by visiting your nearest Chicagoland Acura Dealer. Explore current offers and financing options, and contact us to schedule some firsthand experience behind the wheel with a test drive today.

*Based on 2018 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.
**Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $965 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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