No matter you consider Acura’s utilization of the vaunted Integra nameplate, I believe most of us can agree it’s leagues higher than the alphabet soup to which we’ve been subjected over the previous 25 years. All they should do is trot out the Legend and Vigor names as soon as once more and we’ll be in enterprise.
Now the mannequin’s made the rounds after its official launch, Acura is able to put a price ticket on the factor. In case you search a duplicate of this turbocharged five-door liftback, it’ll set you again at least $31,895 together with vacation spot.
That’ll be for the entry-level trim, after all, one merely known as ‘Integra’ and accessible solely with an automated transmission. Underneath the hood is a 1.5-liter turbo (with VTEC kicking in, yo) cranking out 200 horsepower and roughly the identical quantity of torque. In contrast to older Honda engines which made their peak energy within the nosebleed part of its tachometer, all of the horses are on obligation by 6,000 rpm whereas torque peaks at simply 1,800 rpm and stays there till 5 grand.
Anybody on the lookout for an A-Spec trim (similar powertrain) should shell out $33,895 plus an additional $3,000 for a so-called Expertise Package deal which incorporates the likes of a heads-up show and adaptive damper system. It’s at that degree the place the six-speed guide lastly seems, exhibiting up as a no-charge choice. This implies the invoice can be $36,895 for the one you truly need.
As a part of the deal comes a brand new Acura Upkeep Program that covers choose factory-scheduled upkeep at taking part Acura sellers for the primary two years or 24,000 miles. This system consists of normal oil and filter adjustments, tire rotations, plus numerous and varied multi-point inspections. And, sure, it’s absolutely transferrable to subsequent house owners ought to the unique purchaser select to ditch the automobile earlier than the time or mileage limits are up.
Search for the brand new Integra to indicate up in sellers this June.
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