2023 Acura Integra Shifting Away From the ILX

The VTEC has officially kicked in — the 2023 Acura Integra is here. After seeing the prototype in late 2021 — including in person at November’s Los Angeles Auto Show — we’re finally getting a look at the full production version. Sharing a lot with the recently redesigned Honda Civic (Honda is Acura’s parent company), the Integra muscles the ILX out of Acura’s lineup and takes its place as a more premium alternative to a Civic (as it did when it last existed).

2023 acura integra shifting away from the ilx the vtec has officially kicked in the 2023 acura integra is here after seeing the prototype in late 2021 including in person at november’s los angeles auto show we’re finally getting a look at the full production version sharing a lot with the recently redesigned honda civic honda is acura’s parent company the integra

Muscles the ilx out of acura’s lineup and takes its place as a more premium alternative to a civic as it did when it last existed competes with bmw 2-series grand coup honda civic hyundai elantra mercedes-benz cla subaru wrx looks like a more premium civic hatchback powertrains 200 horsepower turbocharged 1.5 liter 4-cylinder 6-speed manual or continuously variable

Automatic transmission front-wheel drive hits dealerships spring orders open now most importantly for enthusiasts and long-time integra fans however is that the integra’s return also heralds the return of a manual transmission option in an acura buyers will have to pay more to get the manual however as it’s only available on the more expensive performance oriented

Aspect trim a refined civic hatch both outside and in the integra shares noticeable dna with its civic hatchback cousin acura calls the integra of five door lift back which is a way of saying hatchback with two additional syllables the look on the outside is a bit more premium and reminiscent of integras of yore particularly the embossed integra logos that are a

Callback to the third generation integra up front the integra has a frameless grille with led headlights and daytime running lights led fog lights are available the led theme continues in back with the taillights and dual exhaust tips give it a sporty look wheels for the integra start with 17-inch design standard that can be upgraded to either 18 or 19-inchers

Buyers looking for a sportier appearance can choose the a spec sport appearance package that adds a front lip spoiler gloss black exterior trim a speck badging and trim specific gray 18-inch wheels inside the shared civic dna is most evident in the center console layout and air vent design synthetic leather upholstery is standard and available in black off-white or

Red a 10.2 inch digital instrument panel and 7-inch touchscreen display with apple carplay and android auto are standard the optional technology package upsizes that to nine inches and adds wireless apple car play and android auto connectivity along with a head-up display and wireless charging pad to go with the three standard usbc ports one front two rear the best

News for buyers is that the integra does not appear to use the frustrating true touchpad interface unlike other models in its lineup sporty under the hood too power for the integra comes from a standard turbocharged 1.5 liter 4-cylinder making 200 horsepower and 192 pounds-feet of torque identical specs to the engine in the new civic c where the integra differs from

The manual only c is in its standard continuously variable automatic transmission accuracy as the cvt is tuned specifically for the high output turbocharged engine and has programming to mimic gear changes plus paddle shifters mounted on the steering wheel to further mimic a traditional automatic a spec models are available with the previously mentioned six-speed

Manual which has automatic rev matching and adds a limited slip differential to eight in cornering other performance features include an exhaust designed for more aggressive sounds a standard drive mode selector with comfort normal and sport choices and available adjustable suspension damping the a-spec with the technology package also lets owners adjust the level

Of interior sound enhancement i.e all those high-performance sounds you hear in the cabin might not be 100 real standard safety all integras will come with the acurawatch suite of advanced driver assistance tech which includes adaptive cruise control forward collision detection with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian and cyclist detection lane keep assist

And traffic sign recognition cvt models also get a traffic jam assist feature that can keep the car centered in its lane and moving at a set following distance at speeds up to 45 miles per hour blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert is also standard the a spec with technology package also adds front and rear parking sensors as well as low speed front

And rear emergency braking pricing and release date acura says the integra will have a starting price around 30 000 but we can expect full pricing details closer to its unsale date in the spring interested buyers can reserve an integra now and the first 500 individuals to reserve an integra with a deposit will be eligible to claim a limited edition non-fungible token you

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