2005 Acura RSX User Reviews

2005 Acura RSX Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 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: 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

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PROS
"ride" 19 reviews
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"speed" 11 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
CONS
"power" 6 reviews
"seat" 4 reviews
"fwd" 2 reviews

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2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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fun

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small

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Just A Fun Car To Drive — Performance - for a 4 banger its fast with V Tech Build Quality -very solid, no rattles at all Appearance - beautiful blue Cost of Ownership - in 50K only replaced tires, and regular maintance Fun Factor - most fun car Ive ever owned

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

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2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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quick 2.0 4 cylinder

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lacks torque

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Overall Great!! — great great car !! nice gas mileage while having 210 HP nice perfoormance hittin high rpms very nice vtec sound! overall styling is good, leather, sunroof, and bose audio system from factory, nice exterior stylin lovin the headlights , cool 17 rims

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handling

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nothing

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Awesomeist Car In The World. — Love this damn car! handles great never have any mechanical issues. Is fun to drive and takes a beating no matter what. Best car for the money I have spent. Just wish it was a little smaller on the body side of it.

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

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2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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Nothing to Dislike really

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Leather is cold in the winter?

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Type-s — This is the smoothest car I have ever driven. The transmission feels like silk. It is fast as hell and still can put down 30+ miles to the gallon if I don't drive it like a maniac. But what fun is there in that.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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Speed, suprsingly spacious, gas mileage, style, and bose stereo

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Lack of tourque, loud

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2005 Acura Rsx Type S — This is a great all around car. It is surprisingly spacious when needed, especially for luggage when you lower the rear seats. Its also very fun to drive when you hold out gears to over 8000 rpm. The gas mileage is also close to 30 mpg.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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Fun to drive, extremely practical hatchback design, cheap to own

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not actually that fast, limited tuning potential at the limit, FF limitations

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A Fun-to-drive, Sporty Yet Practical Hatchback — The key to this car is that it's fun to drive. Not necessarily all that fast but the urgency of the VTEC and 8,000rpm is incredibly addicting and fun. Handling is the best attribute of this car, although lowering it too much ruins the geometry. It's a honda so reliability and build quality are top notch. I personally like the way the RSX looks but thats purely subjective. Oh, the hatchback design is amazing, there is a TON of cargo space

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2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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Style, Speed, Beaty

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Nothing

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A Type-s Is So Nice — This is by far the funnest car I have ever driven! I am already a lead foot, and this car just increases that capability lol. Handles quite nice around the turns, is real quick on the roads, and is damn sexy! The mileage can be pretty good if you're not constantly speedy while also being in stop & go traffic. The interior is also just as nice as the exterior with the all black leather - black on black is the best.

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Acceleration, handling, quality, appearance, brings a smile everytime you hit 8K

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2nd gear wheelhop

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Rsx-s - Greatest Fwd I4 — Solid performance in all areas, gets 0-60 in 6.5 in 3rd gear, solid till 130MPH in 5th. No major problems only the common 3rd gear grind and leaky lights (fixed by dealer for free) Looks gorgeous despite the tan interior, supportive seats and decent room. Gas mileage is good, premium recommended. Overall, I can drive my dad's E92 M3, then drive my RSX-S and wont be bored.

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Gives Honda a good rep

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nothin to hate on

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05 Rsx Type S — Give it up for Honda/Acura...One of there bests cars produced thats not a civic come on now, we got the NSX, the S2000, Integra, and now the sexy girl getting RSX. Fun car to drive on back roads with twists and turns, handling is good, leather interior is nice. It has good gas mileage and the maintenance is nice. Nothin more to say

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2005 Acura RSX Coupe Review
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small but very roomy in the front seats, good handling, a fun car to
drive.

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Different brakes than most newer acuras (at least ones ive driven),
they are not as touchy, back seat has very little leg room, hatchback is
kind of annoying since its not an actual trunk it has a handle like a
third door.
AND its a very expensive car to insure. its in the top 10 of most
expensive cars to insure.

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Lower End Luxury, Fun To Drive. — I love my car. It was a great choice for a first car. I have been in one accident, and haven't had it fixed, but you can barely tell. Mine has a leather interior, automatic transmission(i would recommend manual tho), and a sunroof.

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2006 Acura RSX Reviews

Great! By KC

Only thing I ever had to do to my car was replace the battery because it had the original stock battery still installed from 2005. Great on gas, nice appeal, overall great car! I would recommend this ... Read More

Amazing Car. By Diego Josue

In my last year with this car i found to be the most amazing car it looks amazing and it drives freat, is like that sport car you always desired. It is not the most powerful car but the DOC 2.0 VTEC e... Read More

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2004 Acura RSX Reviews

Acura Rsx By ELHORLA

I own the Acura RSX for 5 years. I've enjoy riding this car so much, it has the sport look, power and not bad on gas. Impressive comfortable front seating. Fun, fun, fun. Low maintenance cost and reli... Read More

I Love To Drive This Car! By Badger446124

This is great daily driver,great gas milage,and it has his and hers sport shifter,it has give me no trouble and is very dependable,its security system is a little sensitive but it was well worth the m... Read More

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2003 Acura RSX Reviews

I Love This Car, But Its Time For Me To Get A Sedan. By Hern2116

I love this car and would recommend it to any one who wants to have fun and go fast. It is good on gas and is very easily modified to be a great racing car or show car. It is very versatile and doesn'... Read More

Great Sporty Car By Larry

I have seen a lot of reviews on the RSX type S the major complaints seem to be the 6 speed transmission, shifting and grinding. My car had this similar problem when I purchased it. I changed trans flu... Read More

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2002 Acura RSX Reviews

A Fun Little Car. By DBear326

I have enjoyed owning my RSX for the past 2 years, it still looks good and I hate it was a limited model. Acura needs another sporty car. Anyways, the rsx type s comes with a great engine (k20a2), and... Read More

Fun And Practical. By HBreck

I've had my eye on an RSX-S for quite some time now. When I finally purchased this one (to replace my departed Volvo), I had narrowed it down to this and a 2003 Acura CL type S 6 speed. Truthfully, I ... Read More

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