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2015 ILX Offers Two Powertrain Options plus Premium Features on Acura’s Gateway Luxury Sports Sedan

The feature-packed ILX offerings, including an exhilarating 2.4-litre, 6-speed manual pairing and a fuel-efficient 2.0-litre automatic, provide the Acura experience to entry luxury customers

MARKHAM, ON (July 3, 2014) – Going on sale July 3, 2014, the 2015 Acura ILX lineup provides new luxury buyers with numerous ways to join the Acura family with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP1) starting at $27,990. The ILX is available in four grade levels offering different blends of performance and premium features plus Acura refinement and quality in a sleek, sporty and luxurious package.

The ILX is available with two powertrain choices:
•    ILX 2.0-litre i-VTEC®, five-speed automatic transmission (5AT), 6.7 L/100km rating (highway)2, available in standard trim, Premium or Technology Package
•    ILX 2.4-litre i-VTEC®, six-speed manual transmission (6MT), 7.4 L/100km  rating (highway)2

With multiple new features and upgrades applied last year to the 2014 model, the 2015 ILX continues to offer enhanced styling, comfort, and driving enjoyment along with excellent value on a luxury scale. Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights, power moonroof, a Keyless Access System with smart entry and push button start, a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). The 2.0-litre engine produces 150 horsepower3 and is paired with a Sequential SportShift five-speed automatic transmission. For a more dynamic driving experience, a 2.4-litre engine that pumps out 201 horsepower4 is mated to a close-ratio, six-speed manual transmission.

ILX models with the Premium Package come equipped with a premium sound system including XM® Radio, USB port and AUX jack connectivity, Bluetooth® Audio, SMS text messaging feature, speed-sensitive volume control, and 7-speakers with subwoofer. The ILX 2.4-litre model and 2.0-litre model with the Technology Package includes the ELS Surround® Sound Premium Audio System with 10 speakers, hard drive media storage, Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, a larger 8-inch LED backlit display, and HomeLink® remote system.

For the 2015 model year Modern Steel Metallic replaces the Polished Metal Metallic exterior colour, all other colour options are carryover from the 2014 model year.


For More Information
Consumer information is available at wwww.acura.ca. To join the Acura community on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/AcuraCanada. Additional media information including detailed features and high-resolution photography of the 2015 Acura ILX are available at www.acuranews.ca

1 MSRP excluding tax, licence, registration, vehicle options and destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.
2 Based on 2015 NRCan mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle and other factors.
3 150 horsepower at 6,500 rpm, 140 lb-ft of torque at 4,300 rpm (both SAE net).
4 201 horsepower at 7,000 rpm, 170 lb-ft of torque at 4,400 rpm (both SAE net).