Ratings & Reviews

Awards model ZDX

DON’T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT.

With sport styling and two spirited powertrain options, the ILX is getting plenty of attention.

RATINGS

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Top Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA

Acura advances its leadership in safety among luxury brands as the 2016 ILX earns a NHTSA 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program. One aspect of Acura’s safety leadership is the AcuraWatch™ suite of safety technologies. It helps improve drivers’ situational awareness and, in certain circumstances, intervenes to help avoid or mitigate a collision.

The ILX joins the MDX, RDX, RLX and TLX, each of which has a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the NHTSA making Acura the only luxury brand awarded NHTSA 5-Star Overall Vehicle Ratings across all its model lines.

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TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from IIHS

The 2016 ILX joins the Acura RLX, MDX and RDX to earn a 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with AcuraWatch. TSP+ is the highest safety rating designated by IIHS. All Acura models earned a top score of SUPERIOR in its front crash prevention test thanks to the available AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver assistive technologies.

REVIEWS

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“The new 8-speed shifts smoothly and quickly in Drive. Putting it in Sport and using the steering wheel-mounted paddles gives you the control of a manual.”

“Still, the ILX retains its sporty feel, with a well sorted suspension that was entertaining on the twisty roads around Napa, California, but still compliant enough when things got bumpy.”

“Speaking of price, the 2016 Acura ILX remains a bargain.”

“The 2016 ILX is also about $10,000 less than a similarly equipped Mercedes-Benz CLA, a difference that will have you wondering if that three-point star is worth a 25-percent price bump.”

“With a cool design, upscale features, good driving dynamics, and a premium badge at a reasonable price, it's definitely worth a look.”