2003 Honda S2000 User Reviews

2003 Honda S2000 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5

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PROS
"power" 13 reviews
"ride" 12 reviews
"handling" 6 reviews
"build quality" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"stiff ride" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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Amazing performance with pure sport style.

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too little. i'm a big guy..

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Little Car With Alot Power. Very Fun. Pure Sport Car. Not For Kids! — you'll love it.

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fun to drive!

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only a summer car

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I Miss My S2000 — 240hp @ 9000trm the greatest transmission Rear wheel drive 50/50 weight nice seats HID

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Power, handling, trunk space (for a roadster), grip, 9,000rpm engine, reliable

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Loud at highway speeds, a bit cramped, stiff ride, but hey it's a sports car.

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One Of The Best Pure Sports Car Available Today. — This S2000 provides one of the purest driving experiences out there. I would recommend this car for people that want a Miata with more power or an Elise with more practicality. The engine is a masterpiece of engineering and it never gets old taking it to the 9,000 rpm redline. The transmission is one of the best in the world, and I've found myself changing gears just for fun on more than one occasion. The chassis provides excellent grip, but you must use high performance tires. If you autocross or track an S2000 regularly, buying three sets of rear tires per year is not uncommon. Tracks, autocrosses, and twisty back roads are where this car thrives. The steering is direct, if a bit numb. The drawbacks are few for a sports car. The ride, especially on the 00-03, is stiff. Every pavement irregularity and bump will make itself known. The cockpit is a bit cramped with the top up, but there is plenty of head and leg room for six-footers. Also, there are only two small storage bins and neither of them are easy to use while driving. At interstate speeds with the top up, the wind and tire noise can be pretty loud. These drawbacks will turn a lot of people off who are looking for a convertible fashion statement, but those looking for a pure sports car won't care. Some will say the car is twitchy and prone to oversteer, but I believe this is one of the few cars on the market with truly neutral handling. It rewards a skilled hand, and it can punish the ham-fisted. The bottom line. If you want a nice daily driver convertible that's fun on the back roads, an NC Miata might be a better choice. If you want a track and autocross car that sees a little road duty now and again, an Elise might be worth saving up for. Between these two extremes the S2000 gives you the best of both worlds for a decent price. It's also worth noting that mine is now four years old and has given me no trouble whatsoever.

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Awesome car to drive and when the weather is nice the top goes down

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noisy on the hwy

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Fun Car To Drive — This is a blast to drive and it handles like it is on rails. It is small and nimble and very quick. You can't go wrong with a car like this based on the cost to own and fun per gallon.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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An amazing driving experience. I won't get rid of this machine ,ever.

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I got it a few months ago,low miles and I haven't find a con so far, not 1.

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My Honda S2k,my Personal Experience — Power in it's category in unsurpased. I love the handling and how high it revs, it goes forever. It's got reliablity and parts are relatively cheap, It is a true sports car and an instant classic at a fairly affordable price. If I can afford one, I guess 95 % of the population can too.LOL. Also the tuning and customization options are virtually limitless. You can personalize the S2000 to the point that is unique withthout having to spend a truckload of money.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2009 Honda S2000 Reviews

S2000 Rocks By Tim4294

Replaced a MiniCooperS with the S2000 - accel, braking, handling AND RIDE are superior. Solid as a rock! Get just as many positive comments from gawkers as I did in the Mini. Mileage @ 25mph or so ... Read More

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2008 Honda S2000 Reviews

Love It But Plan To Buy A Saloon Style Like The Gt-r Or M3 By Don14850

Love this car for what it was built for. Pure sports car. Dislike the hard top roof. Rattles and is a pain to put on or remove. Paint is easily scratched. On an autocross course it is awesome. This is... Read More

It's My 2nd Favorite Car Ever By Ian

6spd, revs 8750rpm RWD, roughly 270hp, light weight, drift compatible :b amazing handling, not so good in cold wet weather, great acceleration , stops on a dime, build quality is perfect nothing w... Read More

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2007 Honda S2000 Reviews

Sporty Fun For The Sun! By Jeff06

I absolutely love this car and I would keep it forever if I could! It's a blast to drive and it handles great! I'd definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a sporty, fun, summer car! I don't th... Read More

No It's Not Very Practical, But You Only Live Once. By Marty

I have wanted one of these for several years. As a former Miata owner, this is an upgrade! I was lucky to find one because they are not easy to find. No it's not very practical, but you only live onc... Read More

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2006 Honda S2000 Reviews

S2000 By Mikalpham

Fun roadster that's fun for carving through the streets. Great car that's quick for what it is but could use a little more horse power and torque. Overall, I recommend this car as a daily driver or a ... Read More

The Unicorn By phillipfrankreid

Patrick George (Jalopnik Future Classics) pointed out that the current auto market offers nothing to replace this car. You can get a Miata or a Boxster and have a great roadster, and that is a good th... Read More

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2005 Honda S2000 Reviews

Summer Love By Profbee12

Bought a used 2001 at auction in 2005, loved this car from the first time I saw it in a Honda Showroom.,owned it two years and flipped it for what I paid for it. Picked up this Honda lease return wit... Read More

Kick In The Pants To Drive! By EdS2K

I bought my 2005 S2000 two years ago as weekend fun car. It has been a blast to drive and tinker with. There are tons of aftermarket parts available for it as well as S2000 specific forums to gain inf... Read More

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