Acura Automobiles: Entire Acura Sedan Model Line Earns Top NHTSA Safety Ratings as 2016 Acura ILX Sedan Achieves 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score

Posted on 21. Jul, 2015 by in Acura Canada

Acura continues to allege a care in reserve opening among oppulance brands with a 2016 ILX apropos a latest Acura sedan to acquire a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The 2016 Acura ILX joins a flagship RLX oppulance sedani and a TLX performance-luxury sedan in earning an NCAP 5-star Overall Vehicle Score from a NHTSA.

“As a gateway to a Acura sedan lineup, it is critical a 2016 Acura ILX offer modernized reserve technologies along with superb opening and oppulance refinement,” pronounced Michael Accavitti, comparison clamp boss and ubiquitous manager, Acura Division. “Acura has always been an courtesy personality in reserve opening and we are unapproachable a whole Acura sedan indication line perceived a tip reserve ratings from NHTSA.”

One aspect of Acura’s reserve opening care is a accessibility of a AcuraWatch™ apartment of reserve and driver-assistive technologies on all models. AcuraWatch™ includes facilities like Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (including Forward Collision Warning), Road Departure Mitigation, a Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines, as good as Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Keeping Assist System, with sensor-fusion record that enables new capabilities, including walking sensing. AcuraWatch™ can assistance urge a driver’s situational recognition and, in certain circumstances, can meddle to assistance equivocate a collision or lessen a severity. The 2016 Acura ILX offers unconstrained puncture braking record during a many affordable cost indicate within a oppulance segment.

The Next-Generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure is another component of a Acura reserve care strategy. Incorporated in a 2016 ILX, a next-generation ACE™ pattern utilizes a network of connected constructional elements to assistance discharge pile-up appetite some-more uniformly via a front of a vehicle, enhancing passenger insurance and pile-up harmony in front collisions. Unlike many required designs that approach frontal pile-up appetite usually to a reduce load-bearing structures in a front end, Next-Generation ACE™ actively channels frontal pile-up appetite to both top and reduce constructional elements. The front wheelhouse top member, front pillar, side sill and front building support are a categorical areas that were reinforced to urge opening in small-offset frontal collisions on a 2016 ILX.

Reimagined for a 2016 indication year with poignant styling, opening and underline updates, a ILX is a partial of a industry’s fastest-growing sedan lineup, with Acura sedans enjoying a 28 percent year-over-year sales boost by Jun 2015. The ILX held a courtesy of as it recently warranted a 2015 Best Retained Value® model-level award and won entrance oppulance comparison tests from both AutoGuide and The Car Connection.

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Acura offers a full line of pointing crafted performance-luxury vehicles by a network of approximately 270 U.S. dealers. The Acura lineup facilities 5 particular models – a RLX oppulance flagship sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV. The next-generation Acura NSX mid-engine supercar will shortly join a Acura lineup.

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The 2016 RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD has not been rated by a NHTSA.

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