Acura hopes to create better differentiation among its sedans with the all-new ILX, which gives the premium brand a truly compact car. Read editors' take
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The ILX gets the Acura shield treatment up front, but the design has grown subtler over the last couple of years. Read editors' take
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The ILX has an attractive side view, with a nice contour running down the side and up to the broad rear fender. Read editors' take
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The ILX is based on the Honda Civic platform, so it's got front-wheel drive. Read editors' take
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Sharing a power train with the Civic Hybrid, the ILX Hybrid uses a 1.5-liter engine complemented by an electric motor. The engine produces just 111 horsepower, while the motor generates 23 horsepower. Read editors' take
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Besides the sheet metal, the interior appointments set the ILX apart from the Civic. Power-adjustable leather seats are part of the premium offerings in the cabin. Read editors' take
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The rear seat shows the compact nature of the ILX Hybrid. Read editors' take
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The ILX Hybrid can be had with a technology package, which brings in navigation and a few other features. The standard Acura cabin tech interface includes the large dial in the center of the dashboard, and an array of buttons. Read editors' take
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Next to the tachometer, the ILX Hybrid gets a power gauge, which shows when the electric motor is adding boost or when the batteries are being recharged through regenerative braking. Read editors' take
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