The Worst ILX Problems

Dual-Clutch Transmission Slips

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According to owners, all the shifting benefits of Acura's 8-speed dual-clutch transmission are nullified by a defective torque converter.

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Takata Airbag Inflator Recall

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A large number of Acura vehicles have been recalled because they contain dangerous airbag inflators made by Takata. The shrapnel-hurling inflators have been recalled in over 37 million vehicles (and counting).

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What ILX Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

Comparing 1 Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The ILX has 1 generations with the latest starting in the 2013 model year.

By the Numbers

  1. 19 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 131 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 7 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

ILX in the News

Acura Among 2.2 Million Recalls for Takata

When a storm cloud starts dropping rain, you can only dodge the drops for so long. Such is the case for another 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles that are now involved in one of the largest and most dangerous recalls in automotive history.