2015 Acura ILX Gets Two Powertrains, New Features

2015 Acura ILX

The 2015 Acura ILX will come with two powertrain choices, one a manual and one an automatic, along with a host of luxury oriented features.

Those interested in a manual transmission can opt for the 2015 Acura ILX with a 2.4-liter i-VTEC, six-speed manual transmission rated at 22/31/25 city/highway/combined MPG. If an automatic is more your style, then you can choose the 2.0-liter i-VTEC, five-speed automatic transmission which is rated at 24/35/28 city/highway/combined MPG.

The 2.0-liter direct injected engine will give you 150 horsepower paired to a Sequential SportShift five-speed automatic transmission. The 2.4-liter engine provides 201 horsepower paired to a six-speed manual transmission. Standard features on the 2015 Acura ILX include 17-inch alloy wheels, projector beam headlights, leather seats that are heated up front with an 8-way power driver’s seat, Keyless Access System with smart entry and push button start, a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and Active Noise Cancellation.

The Premium Package will come standard on the 2.4-liter and be an available option on the 2.0-liter. It adds a premium sound system including XM Radio, USB port and AUX jack connectivity, Bluetooth, Pandora interface, SMS text messaging feature, speed-sensitive volume control, and 7-speakers with subwoofer and 360-watt amplifier. A Technology Package is also offered on the 2.0 liter only and will include ELS Surround audio system with Note function music reminder, AcuraLink Satellite Communication System, Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition, AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic with Traffic Rerouting, AcuraLink Real-Time Weather with radar image maps and HomeLink.

Pricing on the 2015 Acura ILX starts at $27,050 for the base 2.0-liter, $29.350 with the added Premium Package and $31,750 for the Technology Package. The 2.4-liter with Premium Package will see a price of $29,350.

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Nicole Wakelin fell in love with cars as a teenager when she got to go for a ride in a Ferrari. It was red and it was fast and that was all that mattered. Game over. She considers things a bit more carefully now, but still has a weakness for fast, beautiful cars. Nicole also writes for NerdApproved and GeekMom.