7) 2017 Acura ILX
The ILX is Honda’s small luxury car marketed under Honda’s premium brand Acura as a compact sports sedan. The ILX inherits all the essential features of a Honda Civic. ILX retail prices in the US start from $27,990.
The standard ILX has a 2.4 litre gasoline direct injection, four cylinder, 16-valve, DOHC i-VTEC engine producing 201 hp @ 6800 rpm and 180 lb-ft of torque @ 3800 rpm. This powerpack combines with an 8 speed, dual clutch transmission (DCT) and drive by wire throttle control to provide a fuel economy of 25 mpg in the city. The car is a FWD.
Safety features include ABS with EBD and brake assist. At 1,403 kg the car is light on its feet. All ILX variants feature sport seats, including an 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat. Keyless access and ignition are standard on all variants. Cruise control buttons are on the wheel. The car also has ambient interior lighting.