Acura (/ ˈ æ k j ʊ r ə /) is the American luxury vehicle marque of Japanese automaker Honda. The brand was launched in the United States and Canada on 27 March 1986, marketing luxury, performance, and high-performance vehicles.It was introduced to Hong Kong in 1991, Mexico in 2004, China in 2006, Russia in 2014 (no longer available in Russia) and Kuwait in 2015, and is also sold in Ukraine. Think fast. Because quick reactions and confidence-inspiring responsiveness are built into the 2018 ILX. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) created the 5-Star Safety Ratings Program to provide consumers with information about the crash protection and rollover safety of new vehicles beyond what is required by Federal law. The ILX is little more than a fancier Honda Civic, but updated styling for 2019 at least has its exterior looking sporty and fresh. The sole powertrain is a 201-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder with. Packages. To further complement your style, we’re proud to offer a variety of exceptional ILX packages, loaded with first-class features, accessories you can add. Shown ILX with A-Spec in Platinum White Pearl. Our Take on the 2016 Acura ILX. The restyled 2016 Acura ILX is a competent, fun-driving car in the entry-level compact luxury field, but it doesn't live up to some luxury-class expectations. View the 2019 Acura ILX premium compact sports sedan. With NSX-inspired styling, class-leading safety features, 8-speed auto and 201-HP, the ILX makes a bold statement. Slotting below the larger TLX is the Acura ILX, a compact premium sedan closely related to the ninth-generation Honda Civic with seating for five. In a way, the ILX is a successor to the RSX and. The Acura ILX is a subcompact executive car for Honda's luxury brand Acura.All ILX variants are based upon the ninth-generation Civic Sedan.. The ILX became Acura's first compact model in the United States since the RSX was discontinued after the 2006 model year, and their first compact sedan in the United States since the Integra was last produced in 2001. New for 2017. After a substantial 2016 model year refresh, changes to the Acura ILX are minimal for 2017. Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, and San Marino Red join Bellanova White.