2014 Acura ILX Hybrid is hitting the market today and gets upgrades via the new Technology Package included. It will be available throughout the dealerships across the United States with a base price of $28,900 USD.

As a matter of fact, the ILX is the only luxury model on the top ten list of Generation Y car shoppers according to J.D. Power and Associates. Now, the Hybrid version of the vehicle will offer to those interested excellent fuel efficiency as well.

The EPA fuel economy of this Acura model is estimated at 39 mpg city, 38 mpg highway and 38 mpg combined. The reason for these numbers lies in the 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an Integrated Motor Assist electric motor, which were coupled with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The total output of both is 111 hp (82 kW) and the generated maximum torque is 172 Nm (127 lb-ft).

As a standard, 2014 ILX Hybrid features many luxury standard features such as Keyless Access System with smart entry and push-button start, Pandora interface and SMS text message function for easy connectivity, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, a power moonroof and aluminium wheels.

On the other hand, the car is also offered with an optional Technology Package which adds on the top of the standard features the following: ELS Surround audio system, AcuraLink Satellite Communication System, Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition, AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic with Traffic Rerouting, AcuraLink Real-Time Weather with radar image maps and HomeLink.

Tim Level MSRP EPA Fuel Economy Ratings (city/highway/combined)
2014 Acura ILX Hybrid $28,900 39/38/38
2014 Acura ILX Hybrid with Technology Package $34,600 39/38/38

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Source: Acura