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2013 Acura ILX Hybrid

All the way in 1999 Honda has delivered first hybrid vehicle and 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid did not offer their technology in luxury Acura brand. are the impressions after a test and few days with this

And we have to say, while we the ILX as a car and it delivers good gas mileage, 41.4 mpg over our test the ILX Hybrid suffers from the challenges as the 2012 Honda Hybrid.

The ILX is Acura s smallest model in years, but underneath, it s very to the Civic. The three separate ILX options match those in the Civic range. And it s assembled in the at a Civic manufacturing plant to

Our ILX Hybrid had a 111-horsepower, 1.5-liter engine with a 15-kilowatt motor sandwiched between the and Honda s continuously variable (CVT).

The EPA rates the 2013 ILX at 38 mpg combined, versus the 44-mpg of the lighter Civic Hybrid shares the same powertrain.

There are also two more models, one with a 1.8-liter and the other with a 2.4-liter we ll test later on.

The main with the ILX Hybrid is its notable of power under some circumstances. It s decent off the line, the mild-hybrid system restarting the fast enough to provide a lag away from a stop.

But the ILX falls down badly on for acceleration in the critical 45-to-75-mph Whether it s accelerating to make a that s about to change, or onto a fast-flowing freeway, the car doesn t provide the acceleration a $35,000 near-luxury sport ought to.

The styling of the ILX is modern and hits the Acura design themes. We re not convinced we like the rising line on the sides, but overall, the ILX is handsome without being distinctive.

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The interior is a pleasant to spend time, with a far interior than the widely 2012 Civic interior. It has materials on most surfaces, and our car came with a fetching interior and leather upholstery felt luxurious for the size of the

The seats were comfortable and legroom is adequate with a bit of between front and rear Trunk space is good, through a relatively short

And we particularly liked Acura s control knob for moving the screens on its central dash

Our hybrid ILX (serial number came with a buzz in the console that appeared on a of different road surfaces and irksome over three We could fix it by pressing hard on the top of the stack, but it was an unexpected and disturbing glitch in a new vehicle.

We also noticed very creaks from the braking but couldn t reliably replicate the

Our test car was the 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid, with a base of $34,400. For the first time in there wasn t a single the sticker price had only the $895 delivery fee, for a sticker price of $35,295.

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