Upgraded Features: 2017 Acura ILX vs. 2018 ILX in Houston

August 31st, 2017 by


If you’ve been searching for your next sedan or just started the process, you know a lot of research goes into finding the perfect car. After all, purchasing a vehicle is a large purchase that requires a big decision. John Eagle Acura knows it can be tough narrowing down your options so we’re helping you out by comparing the 2017 Acura ILX and the 2018 ILX in Houston. If you can wait for the new model to come out, you’ll get some exciting upgrades.

Interior Upgrades

The 2017 ILX dash featured a dual-screen infotainment system showing the driver navigation, radio stations, temperature and many other features. The 2018 ILX is rumored to replace that set up with one large screen.

Drivers and passengers will likely get more space to spread out in as well. The 2018 ILX should come with a longer wheelbase adding in some extra legroom. The front and rear seats should be lowered closer to the ground allowing for more headroom.

Updates Under the Hood

The 2017 Acura ILX features a 2.4-liter engine boasting 201 horsepower. It offers features like Drive-By-Wire System, Direct Gas Injection, Intelligent Variable Value Timing and Lift Electronic Control, and an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission.

The 2018 ILX looks like it will features a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine that produces roughly 200 HP. A select trim might offer an upgraded engine that produces an additional 100 HP.

Other Upgrades to Look Forward To

 While all the 2018 Acura ILX features haven’t been released, we will update you as they unfold. John Eagle Acura looks forward to showing you how the 2017 Acura ILX and 2018 ILX in Houston stack up. Check back for more information, and while you wait, check out our current inventory online!

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