The 2022 Acura ILX is on the way for a redesign, and we should expect its debut later in the year. If you didn’t know, the Acura ILX introduced for the first time in 2013, and it has remained mostly the same since then. Although it gains a few visual and tech tweaks over the years, so, we expect the 2022 model year to be a carryover model.
The new compact luxury sedan is an excellent option if you’re looking for a model that’s best in class. Besides sporty styling, the Acura’s ILX also offers a very luxurious and modern cabin. Generally speaking, this sedan is filled with technology and many goodies. On top of that, it’s powered by a 2.4-liter i-VTEC four-cylinder engine that delivers 201 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque.
2022 Acura ILX Is a Carryover Model
As we already wrote, the upcoming 2022 Acura ILX sedan is a carryover model that will introduce a few minor visual tweaks. When this model was debuted in 2013, it was lure many fans in the luxury sedan segment. However, every year since then, Acura ILX becoming more and more competitive. Today, this sedan continues its journey with the same body styling and more recognized Acura grille.
Like the previous model, the new one also comes with the attractive striking Jewel Eye LED headlights and the same dose of uniqueness behind it. In addition, buyers can upgrade and made this sedan more sporty thanks to the A-Spec package. This package sports up this sedan with more black accents and unique wheels.
Interior and Safety Features
Inside, the latest 2022 Acura ILX is equal to its siblings. Like the Civic model and other Acura`s cars, the ILX will host the same dual-screen center stack that was made much attention a few years back. Besides, it also offers a modern and stylish cabin, with enough room to fit five passengers.
Overall, the design inside is still modern, and the new ILX comes with more metallic painted accents. Despite its age, the Acura ILX is up to date in the safety department. This model comes standard with adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking, which is excellent. Of course, buyers can upgrade to the Premium Package and add a blind-spot monitor and many other amenities.
2022 Acura ILX Powertrain Specs
Under the hood of the latest 2022 Acura ILX you’ll find the same engine that powers the previous-generation. Moreover, this engine is very reliable and it consist of a 2.4-liter i-VTEC four-cylinder engine that delivers 201 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque.
Acura used the same standard eight-speed dual-clutch transmission that delivers crisp shifts and makes the most of that power. Besides, the engine is a very economical and we should expect better results this time.
Release Date, Price
At this point, there’s no official on-sale date for the 2022 Acura ILX. However, based on the previous release, we should expect it sometime in the fall of 2021. Pricing is also unofficial, but from many reports, it could remain close to the current price. The current ILX’s MSRP ranges from $27,125 to $33,025.
With mild upgrades and changes, the ILX compact luxury sedan will continue to compete with Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Audi A3, and BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe.