2006 Acura RSX User Reviews

2006 Acura RSX Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 41 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:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 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: 4.7 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

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PROS
"ride" 18 reviews
"handling" 17 reviews
"fuel economy" 17 reviews
"power" 15 reviews
"interior" 6 reviews
CONS
"power" 6 reviews
"tires" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"gearbox" 2 reviews

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rmonahan writes:
2006 Acura RSX Coupe w/ 5-spd and Leather Review
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5

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economical, light, customizable, so much storage space

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little light on the power, still a starter car

rmonahan
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What Better To Have For Around 20k — perfect starter car that had class and the right amount of horsepower, nothing else in the price range at the time fit all the right attributes like this car. Could always have more power but you will find an S type for that.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jdavis26 writes:
2006 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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4

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Has great acceleration and always climbing. Spacious front seats, smooth handling pretty good gas mileage if driven appropriately, has pretty good stock power runing 200 hp at 7800rpm. Cargo capacity is great for a 2 door coupe.

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If you lay into it prepare to lose traction if using stock tires. Back seats are tight but are more comfortable than most coupes.

jdavis26
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Pros And Cons — Has great acceleration and always climbing. Spacious front seats, smooth handling pretty good gas mileage if driven appropriately, has pretty good stock power runing 200 hp at 7800rpm. Cargo capacity is great for a 2 door coupe. If you lay into it prepare to lose traction if using stock tires. Back seats are tight but are more comfortable than most coupes.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kevin writes:
2006 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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looks are awsome and very drivable

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high octane of fuel

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A Good Car If You Looking For Something Quick But Not Fast And That Looks Good — i like this car alot but havent had it long so i will say more when i get a better opinion of the car, so far 02 sensor was bad after the cat and everything else is ok to me.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lang writes:
2006 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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K20Z1

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No LSD

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Rsx Type S — I've own many Acuras and Hondas in the past, this by far is one of my favorites. 2.0L iVtec 200hp 6sp = total awesomeness. No issues for the 1.5 years of ownership, great fuel economy (30+mpg) I will definitively own one of these again.

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

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Bureau24 writes:
2006 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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Nice and fun sports car

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Kind of pricy

Bureau24
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My Rsx — This car feels like a sports car. I like the ability to accelerate at will, great braking power and it handles really well. I suppose my biggest complaint is the heat the car gives off from the aftermarket hedders and reduced fuel economy. But hey, you have to accept such things when wanting to go really fast. I also like the amount of after market accessories available.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Fred writes:
2006 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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Looks great...

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Only 210 hp...no turbo

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Omg — Low Cost For a sport and luxury cars. Shows great acceleration when the vtec touch the 5000rpm...and what about is SOUND...Excellent handling we can compare that to a Go Kart...So go buy u one of those japan warriors and go shift some cops XD

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

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Danielle writes:
2006 Acura RSX Coupe Review
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Easy to drive and does great on gas.

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The stereo is a little dated.

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Love It. — I love this car. It's stylish and easy to drive. It also does very well on gas. The only thing I would change is the radio, it's very basic. Other then that this car is awesome. Even the acceleration on this car is better then any other 4 cylinder car out there.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mat writes:
2006 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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frackin fun and comfy

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a bit washy.

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Rsx Mad — i miss this car alot. i loved the 6 speeds i loved the bass from the stock system . the only thing i was less impressed with was the handling. in all, it was fast, fun, and stylin. it rules faces

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

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Andrea writes:
2006 Acura RSX Coupe Review
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Awesome

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slow

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My Rsx — I love my car its awesome. It performs great, no repairs needed, its beautiful, gas is pretty good, the seats are awesome its fun!! The price is fair it handles awesome thanks to my suspension; my upgraded suspension. I love it!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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King writes:
2006 Acura RSX Type-S Review
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great acceleration and hadling all around fun to drive

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only 2 doors very tight if you have a family

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Highly Suggest It To Anyone Looking For A Cheap Pre Owned Sports Car Maybe For A Young Adult — needs all wheel drive and turbo from the RDX but maybe thats my inner eclipse trying to get loose. This car says Acura but it screams Honda. Meaning you get great dependability and reliabiltyin a car that seems like it has a rocket for an engine. i could get a better bang for my buck. Especially since its so good on gas.

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Acura RSX Reviews

My Baby By mia_post24

Had my rsx for years now and would most likely never give it up as this model is discontinued. Love the bucket seats, leather but most importantly Ive never had to worry about any mechanical problems.... Read More

Impressive By ferguson12

over all i enjoyed having and driving this car. it had power where i needed it, it was reliable, and the handling seemed to have no end. this car amazed me and exceeded my expectations minus the lack ... 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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