Acura ILX to Drop Base 2.0L Engine

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    Acura ILX to Drop Base 2.0L Engine


    So far, the Acura ILX’s sales have been a disappointment for the Japanese automaker and it appears that the underpowered 2.0-liter engine might be to blame with reports it will be cut from the lineup.

    According to American Honda executive vice president John Mendel, the Acura ILX “is not hitting sales expectations,” and that the 2.0-liter engine is “underpowered and consumers don’t see the value.”

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    Last edited by Autoguide.com; 12-11-2012 at 04:28 PM.

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    I think this was a smart move. At least now there's more of a chance the 2.4L engine will get an automatic with the 2.0 being phased out.

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    Not a bad idea but what are they going to replace it with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ILX-Fan View Post
    I think this was a smart move. At least now there's more of a chance the 2.4L engine will get an automatic with the 2.0 being phased out.
    It's official, the 2.4L is getting an automatic transmission.

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