2023 Acura Integra
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Honda’s Acura luxurious division has relaunched an iconic nameplate to shake up the entry-luxury compact phase with the all-new Integra, changing the getting old ILX sedan within the lineup. Some could marvel why a luxurious automaker would select to launch a sporty four-door sedan within the Age of the SUV, however we might be fast to remind them that the Integra is a giant a part of what made the Acura model. The brand new automobile shares its underpinnings with the all-new Honda Civic. It comes with the identical turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that is within the Civic Si and is obtainable with a six-speed guide (an computerized is customary). We’re hoping for a good perkier powertrain if Acura decides to revive the Sort S mannequin. And sooner or later, who is aware of? Possibly there might be an Acura Integra Sort R that recollects the limited-edition screamer of the late Nineties.
What’s New for 2023?
Acura’s revived Integra might be an all new mannequin for 2023 and is anticipated to go on sale in spring, 2022.
Pricing and Which One to Purchase
Acura claims to be focusing on a beginning worth round $30,000 for the bottom Integra. Till we’re certain that there’s a high-performance Sort S within the works the A-Spec mannequin is the one to purchase because it provides sportier bodywork, 18-inch wheels, and unlocks the supply of the six-speed guide transmission—which isn’t accessible on the bottom mannequin. If a racy Sort S mannequin is actually within the playing cards, we anticipate it to value considerably greater than an ordinary Integra, however Acura has saved mum on that mannequin up to now.
Engine, Transmission, and Efficiency
The brand new Integra is powered by a 200-hp turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine borrowed from the Honda Civic Si. All fashions are front-wheel drive and are available customary with a constantly variable computerized transmission (CVT). A-Spec fashions might be had with an non-compulsory six-speed guide transmission and a limited-slip differential. An adaptive suspension system is offered as properly, and the A-Spec mannequin provides an Particular person drive mode to the Integra’s drive-mode selector swap which permits drivers to avoid wasting a personalized setting.
Gasoline Financial system and Actual-World MPG
The EPA hasn’t launched gasoline financial system estimates for the Integra but, however we anticipate to see comparable scores because the Civic Si, which is rated for 27 mpg metropolis and 37 mpg freeway. Such scores will enable the Integra to go up in opposition to its key rival, the Audi A3, which is rated for 29 mpg metropolis and 38 mpg freeway. For extra details about the Integra’s gasoline financial system, go to the EPA’s web site.
Inside, Consolation, and Cargo
The Integra’s cabin seems proper at residence within the Acura lineup, pulling styling from the TLX sedan and RDX SUV. Heated sport seats wrapped in faux-leather upholstery are customary and have eight-way energy changes for the driving force; A-Spec fashions with the non-compulsory Know-how bundle add faux-suede inserts to the seats in addition to 12-way energy changes for the driving force and four-way energy changes for the entrance passenger. Acura hasn’t launched any information on the Integra’s cargo area, however we anticipate finding out quickly how the automobile stacks up in opposition to its rivals.
Infotainment and Connectivity
A ten.2-inch digital gauge show is customary throughout the Integra lineup and gives reconfigurable info for the driving force. The Integra comes with a 7.0-inch infotainment show as customary with a bigger 9.0-inch unit accessible as an choice; each forgo the irritating touchpad controller that is present in different Acura merchandise. The bigger touchscreen is a part of the Know-how bundle on A-Spec fashions which additionally features a wi-fi smartphone charging pad, a 5.3-inch head-up show, and three USB-C charging ports dotting the cabin. All fashions function Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, however solely automobiles with the Know-how bundle provide wi-fi connectivity for these options. An eight-speaker stereo is customary however an ELS Studio 3D premium stereo system is offered and features a whopping 16 audio system.
Security and Driver-Help Options
A bunch of driver-assistance options are included as customary within the Integra, together with automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane-keeping help, and adaptive cruise management. A-Spec fashions with the non-compulsory Know-how bundle include entrance and rear parking sensors. For extra details about the Integra’s crash-test outcomes, go to the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance coverage Institute for Freeway Security (IIHS) web sites. Key security options embody:
- Customary automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection
- Customary lane-departure warning with lane-keeping help
- Customary adaptive cruise management with traffic-jam help
Guarantee and Upkeep Protection
Acura gives an extended powertrain guarantee than most of its opponents with protection stretching as much as six years or 70,000 miles, however patrons of the BMW 2-series Gran Coupe will take pleasure in three years of complimentary scheduled upkeep, which is a perk the Integra does not provide.
- Restricted guarantee covers 4 years or 50,000 miles
- Powertrain guarantee covers six years or 70,000 miles
- No complimentary scheduled upkeep
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