Some call it a well-dressed Honda Civic and question the added dollars. I recently spent time in the 2015 Acura ILX, and would suggest its critics aren?t giving the brand?s gateway car the credit it is due. It replaced the CSX, which was indeed quite Civic 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 After undergoing major revisions last year, the Acura ILX returns for the 2015 model year with just a few changes. Most notably, the hybrid model isn’t on the roster this time around. Sales for the ILX are down 19 percent during the first five months of Having driven the refreshed 2016 Acura ILX we’re happy to say Acura has done a thorough job of addressing the issues that hampered the original version. At Kelley Blue Book we’ve tracked strong growth for most luxury brands over the past two years Without changes like these, the Acura ILX will remain a sensible Civic upgrade but as a competitor Likely largely to the new transmission, 0-60 times are a full second faster than the 2015 2.4L model and a blazing 3-seconds faster than the 2015 base Those of you looking for a new ride in the segment, who are living in the United States, will be glad to find out that the 2015 Acura ILX is now available for order in the country. According to the car manufacturer, the model in question is getting a .
So that’s why I’m here in the dark with the 2015 Acura ILX 2.4L and the Breakfast of Champions is in my hands (skipping the cigarette). It’s the Monday after the Pebble Beach concours, probably the worst day of the year to be on the coast road. When Honda launched Acura in 1986, it wanted to offer North American drivers a more high-end alternative. Back then, buyers in our market didn’t think of the Japanese manufacturer as a maker of luxury products, so it made sense to create a separate division. The base 2015 Acura ILX starts at $27,945, just $150 more than the 2014 model. After several updates last year, the 2015 Acura ILX soldiers on unchanged largely unchanged, though the hybrid powertrain has been discontinued. The 2015 ILX is still available and a package o exterior design elements when it arrives in 2015. Unlike some of the cars on display at the LA Auto Show, the ILX appears ready to go. As a result, Acura will be holding a road test event in California early next year. We’ve been .