2005 Acura RSX User Reviews

2005 Acura RSX Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 34 reviews

  • 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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Kandis writes:
2005 Acura RSX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Fast

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None

45

Fast & Furious — I love my car! Its fast, sporty, handles great. Great on gas. Triptronic is great if you get bored while driving and like to drive standard. Would only trade my car if I had lots of money and could afford a Nissan Gt or something better!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ashby writes:
2005 Acura RSX Coupe w/ 5-spd Review
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4

Pros

Incredibly fun.

Cons

You want something that will make gobs of torque.

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Fun, Sporty, Great Buy. — love the car. tons of aftermarket support. great ride quality, power comes on smooth, vtec engagess very nicely, the transmission is very sound and smooth (of course). suspension and handling are very even and predictable. just can't say enough about this car.

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

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Paul writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

Pros

fun

Cons

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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Carlos writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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4

Pros

quick 2.0 4 cylinder

Cons

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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Brandy writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

Pros

handling

Cons

nothing

35

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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Josh writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

Pros

Nothing to Dislike really

Cons

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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Liz writes:
2005 Acura RSX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

small but very roomy in the front seats, good handling, a fun car to
drive.

Cons

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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Seth writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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4

Pros

awesome driving coupe, handles like a dream

Cons

interior could use more features, could use a little more power under the hood

45

Awesome — great car, loved driving it... just not in the snow

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Jean writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

Pros

sporty!

Cons

None

55

I Love My Rsx Type S — My rsx type s is amazing to drive! 6 speed! Have been to 150 mph in 5th gear so it can go faster! The only down is its not turboed......:( but I know how to fix that lol. Get 30 miles to the gal! About to drive to vegas

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

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Daniel writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

Pros

Performance (RELIABLE PERFORMANCE) in all categories,

Cons

If you have high insurance rates, this will not help.

25

A Well Built And Fun To Drive Best In Class Sport Compact — This car handles like it's on rails. The car has more than enough horsepower to do the job, especially for its light weight. This is the most fun I have ever had with a car. They are built quite solidly, in the year and a half I have owned mine it has not seen a single repair shop, and there are no indications it will need to in the future. It is a bit of a sports car, and it is targeted at young adult males, like myself, so if you are under 25, insurance will probably be hell. Also note, it requires premium fuel, so expect a few more bucks at the pump.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Reviews From Other Years

2002 Acura RSX Reviews

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

Neck Turner By graterolrandy25

I definitely like the fact that it is a Honda or acura I like the fact that is a popular car overall and it defenitely looks really nice when driving it wherever you go. Absoultely one of a kind thank... 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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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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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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