2020 Acura ILX Safety Features

The 2020 Acura ILX’s 201 hp 2.4L Aluminum-Alloy 4-Cylinder engine provides refreshingly responsive performance, but that doesn’t mean you won’t drive with total confidence. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the 2020 Acura ILX with an unbeatable 5-star safety rating* while the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) provided a top mark of Good in all crash-test categories. Better yet, top-tier Acura ILX safety features come fitted as standard across all trims.

To find out why the Acura ILX ranks among the industry’s safest sedans, simply read on to explore:

  • Acura ILX Driver Assistance Technology
  • Acura ILX Active Safety Features
  • Acura ILX Passive Safety Features

Acura ILX Driver Assistance Technology

The Acura ILX is happy to provide a staggering level of safety technology as standard, including AcuraWatch driver assistance features able to enhance your awareness, warn you of potential danger, and even step in independently to keep you from harm.

Available driver assistance features include:

  • Blind Spot Information System: Provides an icon on the appropriate side mirror when a vehicle enters your blind spot and alerts you if you attempt an unsafe lane change.
  • Rear Cross Traffic Monitor: Scans to left and right as you reverse to warn you of vehicles approaching from the side.


Highlights include:

  • Multi-View Rear Camera: Lets you cycle between different viewing modes as you reverse for add peace of mind during low-speed maneuvering.
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW) System: Scans the area ahead to provide an alert if a potential frontal collision is detected.
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™): Automatically applies the brakes to avoid a frontal collision or reduce its severity.
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) System: Reads common road edge markers and applies corrective steering pressure if you start to cross them.
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System: Monitors your position on the road and lets you know when you start to leave your chosen lane without signaling.
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS): Ignore the LDW system and corrective steering pressure will be applied to bring your vehicle back to center.
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC): Automatically adjusts your preset cruising speed up or down to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle ahead.

    Acura ILX Active Safety Features

    Acura ILX active safety features are designed to sharpen everything from braking performance to dry-road handling to ensure you never lose control of your vehicle. You might not be aware they’re making an impact, but they’ll be there every second of your drive to ensure the Acura ILX remains flawlessly under your own command.

    Select Acura ILX active safety features include:

    • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
    • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
    • Brake Assist
  • Vehicle Stability Assist® (VSA®) with Traction Control and Motion Adaptive Steering
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TMPS) with Location and Pressure Indicators

    Acura ILX Passive Safety Features

    The celebrated Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure is one reason the Acura ILX routinely does so well during crash tests. At the heart of each Acura ILX trim level, it intelligently channels crash-force energy away from the main compartment in the unlikely event of a collision to help keep you and your passengers as safe from harm as possible.


    It’s just one of the Acura ILX’s passive safety features – they’re always ready to activate in the event of a collision to help prevent injury. Select Acura ILX passive safety features include:

    • Advanced Front Airbags (SRS)
    • Front Side Airbags
    • Side Curtain Airbags
  • 3-Point Height-Adjustable Front Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System and Load Limiters
  • 3-Point Rear Seat Belts
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) Child-Seat Mounting System

    Acura ILX Safety Ratings and Technology Provide First-Class Peace of Mind

    Critics from Car and Driver write that: “the 2020 Acura ILX is a well-built and nicely priced alternative to more expensive subcompact rivals.” It’s also able to combine next-generation safety technology with fantastic crash-test scores, and you’ll find the full trim level lineup waiting at your nearest Wisconsin Acura dealer. To find out more or hear about anything from the Acura ILX interior to current specials, feel free to contact us today.

    *Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov.

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