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2013 Acura ILX - Quality Review

 
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$24,452
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MSRP
$25,900
On Quality
Well-made and comfortable, the 2013 Acura ILX is a great way to drive to work and back.
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It's also a quiet ride, as the ILX has all sorts of noise-reduction measures not found on the Civic, including laminated glass and active noise cancellation (via the audio system).
Inside Line

Acura engineers lengthened the car's nose, fitted an aluminum hood and set the windshield farther back to lessen the pronounced cab-forward feel of the Civic
Inside Line

Even in base trim, the ILX interior conveys a sense of quality and attention to detail, to the eye and to the touch. Upscale materials and quiet operation justify its edge-of-luxury status.
Popular Mechanics

All the interior bits and pieces are well integrated into an overall look, and are all crafted from upscale materials.
Autoblog

Build quality appeared solid on the test units we drove and the optional leather interiors were also of good quality.
Motor Trend

Despite its entry-luxury positioning, Acura hasn't visibly skimped on the quality or construction of the 2013 ILX. While Acura's design and style may not be for everyone, it's nonetheless capable of producing very well-made, comfortable interiors--as it has in the ILX.

The front seats are roomy and comfortable, with good sight lines for the driver and plenty of adjustment for occupants both short and tall. The steering wheel, dash, and controls all feel well-made, are laid out in logical places, and respond with a sense of solidity and quality you'd expect from a more expensive car. In the back, it's equally roomy, particularly impressive for a compact car, luxury or not.

There's even a fair amount of trunk space, with the standard models ranging between 12.3 and 12.4 cubic feet, depending on options, and the Hybrid getting 10.0 cubic feet after placing the battery pack behind the rear seats. Fold-down rear seats on non-hybrid models add to the cargo area for larger items.

Conclusion

Well-made and comfortable, the 2013 Acura ILX is a great way to drive to work and back.

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