In 2015, Acura redesigned the 2016 Acura ILX 2.4L AcuraWatch Plus Package for the 2016 model year. Now with a 2.4L 8-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) instead of the 2.0L 5-speed manual and 2.4L. Add in the Acura signature Jewel Eye LED headlights, LED taillights, updated wheels, suspension modifications, bumper redesign, and new packages such as AcuraWatch Package (including adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation, lane keeping assist system, road departure mitigation, and more accidents Warning) and A-SPEC (sportier appearance). Replacing the color fathom Catalina Blue is Blue Pearl.
Also redesigned in the 2016 Acura ILX 2.4L AcuraWatch Plus Package. Signal with the same 3.5L 6-speed automatic with some slight adjustments for efficiency and hp / torque boosts. The RDX is Acura Jewel Eye LED treatment as well. A new suspension is added to “solve” the shock failure of 2013-2015 models. A new Advance Package that is offered with the inclusion of upgraded wheels, parking sensors (front and rear), windshield wipers, auto-dimming side mirrors, remote start, ventilated seats, and foglights. Acura is making an foglight option for small trims such as Technology Package and Premium. AcuraWatch are also offered throughout the line.
2016 Acura ILX 2.4L AcuraWatch Plus Package Specs
With the 2016 Acura ILX 2.4L AcuraWatch Plus Package, you’ll get all the electronic base ILX plus adaptive cruise control, a forward collision warning system, automatic braking for the frontal collision mitigation, lane departure warning system, lane-keeping assist mitigation and road departure.
The premium package builds on the base car’s standard equipment as well, but it omits the 2016 Acura ILX 2.4L AcuraWatch Plus Package equipment instead of blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts, leather front seats, a four-way power passenger seat, memory driver system, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, an 8-inch up information display (instead of the 5-inch screen), and an additional 7-inch touchscreen and a seven-speaker audio system with HD radio, satellite radio and radio! smartphone app integration.
Further up the ladder, the Technology Plus package adds the contents of 2016 Acura ILX 2.4L AcuraWatch Plus Package and the premium package as well as a 10-Els speaker audio system, voice commands (with shower), a navigation system and guidelines for the rearview camera.