2013 Acura ILX First Drive Review Car and Driver

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New Integra? No, just a very Civic. as was the Integra.

Battered realizes that if it wants up-and-comers to climb aboard, it to drop a longer ladder. possibly, design better-looking Hence, the 2013 ILX, a price leader built in Indiana, and hitting showrooms starting at about $27,500, or less than a base

Acura will also versions in Canada, Mexico, and

The three ILX models debuting at intend to cover a broad Perhaps 80 percent of the hoped-for annual volume will be a 2.0-liter with a five-speed Clutch-jammers will be enticed by a 2.4-liter with a six-speed for roughly $30,000; eco wonks be drawn to the also roughly hybrid, which uses the hybrid #x2019;s powertrain but a jumpier throttle.

Its EPA figures are 39 mpg city and 38 highway.


The and floor are Civic hard #x2009;Acura thought that the cab-forward shape was too plebeian, instead a longer hood to the ILX#x2019;s premium aspirations. working on the rather conservative Acura) design used sleights such as moving the A-pillars 7.9 inches but the windshield only #x2009;3.9 inches, deeply curved glass.

The Civic#x2019;s front overhang has stretched slightly while the was chopped, creating somewhat odd when the car is viewed from the The interior is compact-car cozy but not and a familiar constellation of #x2009;buttons the console#x2014;the audio and climate are from the TL .

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The 2.0-liter is bigger than the engine and the 2.4 is the same as the Si #x2019;s, but the approximate 3000-pound curb augmented by extra sound should split the same, 60 percent up front. The Civic#x2019;s chassis is improved, with suspension friction, a quicker ratio in a stiffened rack, and new #x201C;amplitude reactive damper,#x201D; is a two-stage shock absorber two concentric pistons. The more valved piston cushions the impacts of bumps while the one is activated only by deep-stroke such as cornering.

The ILX achieves its targets by being and feeling more substantial, with its deluxe Acura though some road and #x201C; be-blunk! #x201D; the all-season tires smacking irregularities are audible. The electric-assist is tuned typically Honda but doesn#x2019;t feel mortally and it places the nose on the line you while the tires and suspension it there firmly. It#x2019;s the that all Civics should

The five-speed automatic seems when a $17K #x2009;Kia has a six-speed, but it works compatibly if not Those still mourning the of the original TSX#x2014;or indeed, the want the 2.4-liter. With the power and the manual, the ILX wakes up, the frisky sports sedan it to be.

Maybe this is a sign #x2009;Acura is also finally

Acura ILX Electric Cars
Acura ILX Electric Cars
Acura ILX Electric Cars
Acura ILX Electric Cars
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