Shoppers looking for new and used cars for sale near Henderson should take a close look at the 2021 Acura ILX. This compact luxury sedan provides buyers with all the bells and whistles they would expect from an Acura model at a relatively economical price. The ILX is may be small, but it packs a potent 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood. ILX drivers appreciate the wealth of standard features they get.
According to the Henderson area car dealer, the 2021 Acura ILX is a joy to drive. ILX owners love its responsive handling and comfortable cabin. Acceleration is brisk; there’s plenty of power to quickly get up to speed on highway entrance ramps and for passing vehicles.
The 2021 Acura ILX comes in a single base trim level. Buyers can add more features via three upgrade packages, listed as Premium, A-Spec and Technology. Under the hood is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder unit developing 201 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque, connected to an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox and paddle shifters. Front-wheel drive is the sole offering. The ILX is very fuel-efficient, with an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 24 mpg city/34 mpg highway.*
Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com was impressed with the 2021 Acura ILX, writing: “Not only is the 2021 Acura ILX compact luxury sedan a gateway into the premium world of Acura ownership, it might also serve as an introduction to luxury motoring in general. That’s because it’s one of the least expensive brand-new luxury cars on sale in the United States. Yet it can still compete with sophisticated European rivals like the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and Audi A3.”
The ILX gets a long list of standard features that includes 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, LED headlights and taillights, a power sunroof, faux-leather upholstery, an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, heated mirrors, heated front seats, push-button start, proximity entry, dual-zone climate control and a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel. Music lovers will appreciate the six-speaker audio system. The standard infotainment system comes with an 8.0-inch display and Bluetooth.
The standard AcuraWatch safety system comes with several driver-assistance features that today’s drivers demand, including adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, and lane departure warning and assistance.
Buyers who opt for the Premium package will get sport seats with leather upholstery, an audio system with seven speakers, HD radio, satellite radio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a blind-spot monitor and rear cross-traffic alert.
The A-Spec package is an appearance package that comes with 18-inch alloy wheels with high-performance tires, an exclusive front grille, black bumper accents, LED fog lights, a rear spoiler, perforated leather seats, stainless steel sport pedals and unique paint colors.
The Technology package includes the features of the Premium and A-Spec packages and adds a 10-speaker stereo system, Acura’s connected services and navigation.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.