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2005 Acura RSX User Reviews

2005 Acura RSX Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 32 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" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"speed" 10 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
CONS
"power" 6 reviews
"seat" 4 reviews
"fwd" 2 reviews

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Displaying 21 - 30 of 32 2005 Acura RSX reviews.

Derrick writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

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Gives Honda a good rep

Cons

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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Gabriel writes:
2005 Acura RSX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

good gas mileage, handles great

Cons

back seat it pretty much useless but who needs a backseat anyway. i only got the automatic

35

Surprising — amazing little car. got much more than i expected. power feels like more than it is. lots of fun to drive.

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Ryan writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

Pros

Quick, agile and good gas milage.

Cons

FWD

45

Awsome! — Very nice car for the price. Essentialy a Honda, so very reliable. Easy to mod.

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Patrick writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

Pros

Agile and Quick

Cons

Stiff Suspension

25

Fast Nimble Ricer — Great quality car with great gas mileage. Great acceleration. Plus has the reliability of a Japanese car.

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Luca writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

Pros

fast, responsive

Cons

its 4-seater

35

Its An Amazing Car — very unique car. it has premium wheels and of course a 6-speed manual trans.

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

Pros

Great gas mileage, fun to drive, reliable.

Cons

I WANTED THE TYPE-S.  Struggles a bit going uphill, but I'm okay with it.

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A Car With So Much Depth. — I got my RSX as a gift for my graduation, it was supposed to be a daily driver, but the way the car is built leads me to believe otherwise. It corners really well, and the build quality is up there.

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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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victoraz writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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4
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Leather Seats ?! — Great car....Performance is like no other car for the price. However I paid for leather seats, but got plastic instead which are now cracking and ripping on the driver's seat. It's covered under warranty and the dealership is going to replace them....with WHAT may I ask ? Like I said, it's a great car but I consider this a major disappointment.

Owner for 2 years, 9 months

Miles Driven per Year:12,000

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Mueen writes:
2005 Acura RSX Review
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4

Pros

The interior the mufller, rims , hood, and the tail lights,

Cons

nothing

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The Car Is Amazing Especially The Interior — RSX is a 2-dr hatchback coupe sold in base and higher-performance Type-S trim. 5-speed automatic transmissionsheavily bolstered front seats, and extra interior accents in chrome and faux titanium.

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Vince writes:
2005 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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5

Pros

everything basically

Cons

front wheel drive :(

35

Best Thing I Could Ask For Under 25k — Awesomely fun car to drive and have, never have problems with it and runs like a champ through all my abuse.

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Reviews From Other Years

2006 Acura RSX Reviews

Clean And Clear By ladagosta

I would certainly recommend this car to everyone super MPG's repairs aren't too bad and i haven't had too many to think about outside of replacing the oil pressure switch the first week i owned it.. ... Read More

Love It! By rudysutherland

Nothing can be said bad about this car, if you can find one - buy it! However, if you have kids or are looking for a smooth ride; this car is not for you. The back-seat is small and the car has sports... Read More

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2004 Acura RSX Reviews

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

Excellent Craftmanship By Badger446124

The best car ive ever had.it has had zero problems,just regular stuff,it runs strong and handles like a dream,gas milage improved to 33 mpg with cold air kit.kenwood sound system with navigator make i... 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

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

Fun Track Car By coryrsx

great car to go drive fast in. the 6 speed manual transmission is great and the 200 horsepower engine puts so mush power out of the front tires. the handling on the corners is great and the power out ... Read More

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