A blue 2018 Acura ILX Special Edition against a black and white background

2018 Acura ILX near Pittsburgh, PA 

Everyone needs to start somewhere. Within the new vehicle lineup at Spitzer Acura, shoppers looking to dip their toes into the luxury sedan world are often drawn to entry-level models like the 2018 Acura ILX near Pittsburgh, PA. For the new model year, Acura has kept the improvements and changes to the ILX sedan fairly humble. The most notable change made to the ILX is the addition of the Special Edition package. Customers choosing the new 2018 Acura ILX Special Edition will have 18-inch wheels, extended side sills and a rear spoiler that has been previously seen on the manufacturer's A-Spec package. The remaining trim grades, base, Acura Watch Plus, Premium, Premium A-Spec, Tech Plus and Tech Plus A-Spec are very similar to what was offered last year. 

All of the available trims grades for the 2018 Acura ILX near Pittsburgh, PA come with a strong level of technology and connectivity features. Some of the features which can be found on all trims include the ability to receive text messages and emails without the driver needing to take their hands off of the wheel. Drivers will also be able to receive and initiate calls in a hands-free manner using standard Bluetooth® technology. Satellite and internet-based radio can also be wirelessly streamed using Bluetooth®. Furthermore, all of the trims come with automated service reminders through the Maintenance Minder™ system. The interior of the 2018 ILX comes with dual-zone climate controls, air filtration and heated front seats. Upholstery colors, materials and styles differ based on which trim is chosen. 

A front left quarter view of a gray 2018 Acura ILX driving over a country road

Performance Specifications

Each available version of the 2018 Acura ILX comes with the same engine/transmission combination. Under the hood of each model is a naturally aspirated 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel-drive is also standard on all ILX trims. 


An interior photo of the 2018 Acura ILX showing the dashboard and infotainment screens

Active Driver Assistance

Most trim grades above the base model are available with AcuraWatch. This comprehensive suite of safety solutions constantly monitors the area surrounding the vehicle to help drivers avoid potentially dangerous situations. These systems include adaptive cruise control and lane drift warning. 


A rear quarter view of a gray 2018 Acura ILX parked alone in a parking lot

Fuel Economy

The efficient nature of the 2018 Acura ILX becomes very evident with the sedan's fuel economy scores* from the Environmental Protection Agency. Since all available trims use the same powertrain setup, all available trims are all expected to achieve up to 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. 


Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings; Use for comparison purposes only; Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.