What Is the 2019 Acura ILX?
The 2019 Acura ILX is a compact luxury sedan that can seat up to five people. It’s powered by a 201-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that works with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. It is only offered with front-wheel drive. Competitors include the Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class.
What's New on the 2019 Acura ILX?
Front and rear styling updates give the ILX an updated look, and the AcuraWatch suite of active safety features is now standard. AcuraWatch includes forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist and adaptive cruise control. Inside, the available dual-screen multimedia system gets updated graphics, and Acura claims its responses are quicker. The system also includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity.
What Features in the 2019 Acura ILX Are Most Important?
The ILX's new standard active safety features are a welcome addition, and the luxury sedan also comes standard with a power moonroof, LED headlights and taillights, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, heated front seats and push-button start. Options include leather-trimmed sport seats, blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert, a premium stereo with satellite radio and navigation.
Should I Buy the 2019 Acura ILX?
The ILX performs well and offers a lot of features for the money, but a loud cabin that doesn't offer a lot of headroom detracts from the luxury experience. The field of entry-luxury cars continues to expand, so checking the competition before you buy is a good idea.