2022 Acura ILX Safety and Reliability

Acura ILX Reliability Rating

2022 ILX Safety

Safety reviews of the ILX are mixed, but mostly positive.The NHTSA's review of the Acura ILX returned an overall rating of five stars. Drilling down into the subcategories, it scored four out of five stars in the overall front crash tests, the full five stars for a side impact, and four stars for a rollover. The IIHS gave the Acura a Good rating in most departments, but it received a Poor for the LED headlights.

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

2022 ILX Key Safety Features

Acura's ILX has a generous mix of traditional and modern safety kit. Front, front side, and curtain bags are standard. ABS with EBD is included, as is hill-start assist. The driver assistance features fall under the name AcuraWatch. In the ILX, the standard systems include collision mitigation braking, adaptive cruise control, road departure warning, lane-keep assist, forward collision warning, and a multi-view rearview camera. The available packages add blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.

Acura ILX TrimsBasePremium PackagePremium & A-Spec PackageTechnology & A-Spec Package
Back-Up CameraSSSS
Cross-Traffic AlertN/ASSS
Rear Parking AidN/AN/AN/AN/A
Blind Spot MonitorN/ASSS
Lane Departure WarningSSSS
Lane Keeping AssistSSSS
Night VisionN/AN/AN/AN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorSSSS
Brake AssistSSSS
Stability ControlSSSS
Traction ControlSSSS

2022 ILX Reliability

The Acura ILX only scored 77 out of a possible 100 points in the J.D. Power Survey for quality and reliability during its first year on sale. The score has since increased to 81 and has remained static for 2021 and 2022. The upside of using a more senior platform is that the kinks have all been ironed out. For 2022, the ILX remains recall-free, as it was in 2021, proving its reliability.

A new Acura ILX receives a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty and a six-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty.


  • Basic:
    4 Years \ 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain:
    6 Years \ 70,000 Miles
  • Corrosion:
    5 Years \ Unlimited Miles
  • Roadside Assistance:
    4 Years \ 50,000 Miles
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