2013 Acura ILX: from $ 27,790 in Canada
The all-new Acura ILX will be available in three sophisticated models, athletes and performers, including Acura's first hybrid operating a gas and the electricity. Making his entrance at Acura dealerships across Canada on May 25, the 2013 ILX will sell a retail price suggested by the manufacturer (MSRP) of $ 27,790 base for ILX. (CNW Group / Acura Canada)
The all-new luxury sedan entry-level offering Canadians sophistication, performance, efficiency and style
Acura today announced pricing for its all-new compact luxury sedan, the ILX 2013 positioned as the entry-level model of the brand. Making his entrance at Acura dealerships across Canada on May 25, the 2013 ILX will sell a retail price suggested by the manufacturer (MSRP) of $ 27,790 base for ILX.
"The all-new Acura ILX will appeal to first time buyers of a luxury vehicle, or independent young Canadians who want to express their originality, while striking the right balance between environmental responsibility and affordability," stated Alexandre Roger, assistant vice president, Acura Canada. "While walking luxury represents only 10% of total industry sales, 80% of buyers of mass market vehicles wishing to spend a luxury range. The ILX will provide these customers with a entry-level model allowing them to get to work luxury. "
The ILX will be available in three sophisticated models, athletes and performers, including Acura's first hybrid operating a gas and the electricity. The compact sports sedan will be powered by a 2.0-liter engine has 4 cylinders, 150 horsepower developping a 6500 rev / min and a torque of 140 lb-ft at 4 300 r / min. For drivers looking for a more energetic experience driving, ILX Dynamic is equipped with a 2.4 liter engine with a power of 201 horses 7000 r / min and torque of 170 lb-ft is 4400 rev / min.
First hybrid model of the Acura brand, the ILX Hybrid operates with a 1.5-liter engine and an electric motor integrated. The hybrid powertrain uses gasoline engine as the primary power source and the electric motor as an additional source needed. A battery pack lithium ion is used to contain and store the electricity needed to power the electric motor of 20 horsepower. Overall, the petrol engine and electric motor shall develop 111 horsepower at 5 500 r / min and torque of 127 lb-ft between 1,000 and 3,500 rev / min. During braking, the gasoline engine is disabled and the electric motor acts as a generator to recharge the battery pack. At a stop, the 1.5-liter engine can activate the system to stop idling to save fuel and reduce emissions. The motor is stopped until the brake pedal is released.
The chassis of the ILX is equipped with an advanced suspension has MacPherson struts at the front and multilink at the rear, and new shock absorbers responsive to the amplitude (Amplitude Reactive Dampers). Dampers operate in two distinct performance criteria simultaneously to produce greater driveability and maneuverability precision. In addition, the electric power steering movements adapted to produce an excellent response from management and improves the efficiency energetics. The extremely perfect frame ensures a reliable handling and a sporty and agile driving.
The interior of high quality and well equipped the ILX is distinguished by a well thought out interior, spacious and sporty. He will team with a number of new features of great value, as the system of keyless entry with push button series to start the engine and sending a text message function to stay connected to the world.
Like all Acura models, the ILX will offer a long list of standard features, will be available in two versions (Premium Package and Technology Package) and will be endowed with excellent series of safety equipment, including body structure Advanced Compatibility (CACHE) deemed Acura, airbags front and side, side curtain airbags, antilock braking device has 4 channels and the system support the stability of the vehicle (Vehicle Stability ASSIST). Although the sedan has not yet been put to the test, Acura expects that the ILX gets excellent crash test ratings from NHTSA and IIHS United States.
The Premium Package includes optional leather seats, heated front seats, a sound chain of 365 most powerful watts, a reverse camera system and a cancellation of noise for a quieter cabin.
Designed from all Premuim, the Technology Package offers in addition to the ELS Surround ® premium audio system with Acura and other relevant technologies, such as the Acura navigation system with bilingual voice recognition (Bilingual Voice RecognitionMC). The navigation system uses a hard drive with a memory size of 60 GB, 15 GB can be reserved exclusively for the storage of music. Both sets are optionally equipped with a new camera angle back big.
The Acura ILX will be built in exclusivity in the factory cutting edge technology company situated in Greensburg, Indiana. This is one of the three plants in the world to have received the Platinum Award 2011 JD Power and Associates underscores the remarkable quality of a product and is the most prestigious award for a plant in North America.
Prices 2013 ILX
ILX $ 27,790
ILX Premium $ 29,990
ILX Tech $ 32,290
ILX Dynamic $ 29,990
ILX Hybrid? $ 34,990
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