The ILX Hybrid is an all-new offering from Acura in the compact luxury sedan class, and the first ever hybrid model in the Acura line-up.
The ILX Hybrid is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 111-hp when paired with a 23-hp electric motor. A 144-volt lithium-ion battery powers the motor, which allows for engine idle-stop operation. The ILX Hybrid includes a long list of standard features such as keyless access with push-button ignition, heated exterior mirrors, aluminum wheels, speed sensing wipers, leather steering wheel and shift knob, Bluetooth cellular and audio connectivity, Pandora internet radio, power glass sunroof and a rearview camera. Standard safety features include electronic stability and traction control, active front head restraints, tire pressure monitoring, six airbags and anti-lock brakes with panic assist. An optional Technology package includes a navigation system with real-time traffic, HomeLink and a 10-speaker Acura/ELS sound system.
After its introduction in 2013, the ILX Hybrid is unchanged for the 2014 model year