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2003 Acura RSXReview
Brandon writes:
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Beloved Acura — high rpm motor is alot of fun with an 8250 rev limit. fun on backroads and in the corners. gas mileage is a very respectable 28 over the lifetime of ownership. stiff suspention does make long drives tiresome in the end. wouldn't trade it for anything else in its class.

Pros: decent gas mileage, solid construction, absolute blast to drive, aerodynamically limited to 148 mph

Cons: a bit on the expensive side, expensive to repair. requires premium gas

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2003 Acura RSX Type-S FWDReview
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Rsx Type S Black 2003 — car has good pick up , bad torgue steer and hop. interior and exterior are put together exelently!!....nother bad thing turning radius...usually need to reverse to make a u turn. interior is god and quiet, engine sounds like lous sewing machine withour an aftermarket intake. overall a++ what i'd expect from acura!!

Pros: sporty quick

Cons: turning radius

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2003 Acura RSX Premium FWDReview
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Decent All Around For A Coupe —

The first 5-speed I've owned. I can wring some power out of it if I need to, but its not as quick as it should be off the line. And, after spending a few years in Boston has accumulated its fair share of dents, which show quite noticeably. I like the zeroed-out gauges and the red lighting, but the build quality leaves a little to be desired. The car has a deep-seated rattle somewhere in the dash, I can't pinpoint it either, and its been there for years. The drivers-side power window motor has always had issues too, and the fuel-gauge never seems to tell me how much gas I actually have in the tank. (During the course of a day it might go from reading 1/4 of a tank to E with the fuel light on, after about 10 miles of driving). Oh, and the seat-belt retractors have worn out due to the seat-belts hanging on the bucket seats when you unfasten them. It does feel like a luxury car though sometimes, the leather wrapped steering wheel is nice and so is the leather trim and seats. One thing this little car has is a lot of cargo room for a coupe. I've fit more crap in there than I thought on more than one occasion. On the performance side, the 2 liter, 160 HP inline 4 does a decent job. I can pull it past 100 without much effort. The car is a bit too heavy for the engine though. No mistaking this for anything but a slightly higher displacement 4 cyl. Even power delivery all the way up to red-line though. I feel any change in weight though, which means the engine is producing just enough power, and might actually be a little underpowered. It is fun, the small steering wheel gives precision to your driving, its quick and responsive with some serious road feel and feedback. Its never too easy to turn the wheel, so it doesn't feel lazy or slow. The transmission is good, easy to find the right gear and although the friction zone is a little strange, you get used to it. Gas mileage is decent, yet pretty poor for the city, or it could be my driving. Either way, I'd almost rather have a Honda Fit or just ride my motorcycle more places! :)

Pros: Great cargo space, zippy enough without being overpowered.

Cons: okay build quality, might even be a little underpowered.

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2003 Acura RSX Type-S FWDReview
Kevin writes:
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Great Little Sporty Car — Great engine, great steering feel, great seating position and ergonomics. Amazingly fun to drive. Sad they discontinued it.

Pros: Engine, Seats, Steering feel, Brakes, good gas mileage, huge cargo area

Cons: No power under 5000 RPM, sometimes doesn't go into 3rd gear easily

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2003 Acura RSX FWDReview
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The Best Car I Have Ever Owned!!! — This car speaks for itself! Beautiful inside and out. Nice leather trim, the power is not too bad either! Moonriif is a plus, and you gotta love the trip-tronic tranny!

Pros: Beautiful car and pretty decent gas mileage.

Cons: Everyone wants one, it is a hot car.

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2003 Acura RSX Type-S FWDReview
Daniel2351 writes:
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A Very Nice Hatchback For College Life — A very nice car that is fun to driver around corners. It has probably one of the quickest shifters of any car with a great clutch. Engine is great for its small size but lacking a bit in the torque department so don't try to race it unless you've upgraded or are racing other rice burners.

Pros: excellent handling, high revs, nice shifter

Cons: poor torque, very noisy at high speeds

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2003 Acura RSX Type-S FWDReview
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Fun! — I love this car. I wish I had another so that it wouldn't get worn out from all the daily driving.

Pros: Lots of power.

Cons: Transmission a little funny sometimes, maybe a little overpriced

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2003 Acura RSX Type-S FWDReview
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All Around Great Car — Overall I love the car, wish it had a bit more torque, but alas, I love having over 200hp on hand and still get 34mpg on the highway. If I had to change anything it would be to revamp the suspension and bring back the double wishbone!

Pros: Handling, engine, transmission

Cons: Handling, noise

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2003 Acura RSX Type-S FWDReview
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Solid Little Coupe. — Front-wheel drive and plenty practical while very sporty. While it is not a mid-engine supercar, it is really fun to drive fast. The car is also really kind to every-day activities like parking, sitting in traffic, buying stuff, putting stuff into your car, and even taking friends places. It's not luxury sedan, but has room for a couple of average sized people in the back. The regular RSX is quick and the RSX Type-S is fast. However, the regular old RSX tends to feel faster around town since it's engine is geared for more torque- so you get more ooomph from the engine right away. That means no waiting for the power to build with the rpms. However, IF you get the Type-S, it rewards you with intensely high revs and great handling. The Type-S also has a really fun and friendly gearbox and clutch that just beg to play. Both are great, but I would opt for the Type-S.

Pros: well above average in every department

Cons: None really.

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2003 Acura RSXReview
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Fun And Peppy Car — I leased the RSX-S for three years and absolutely loved the car. Externally it's beautiful: very sleek with clean lines. The deep metallic blue color was especially striking, and always stood out in a crowd. Inside the car had great leather seats and a modern silver with red backlight instrument cluster. I wish the US models came with heated seats, but it appears that only the Canadian models had that feature. I also didn't like the bucket seats - it was impossible to reach into the back seat to grab something. But I think the bucket seats add to the sportiness of the car. The engine was really exciting, and I'm not one to normally get excited about engines. It revs up really high, especially when you have the stick-shift model that I had, and it was a lot of fun to drive. I think the RSX is a great quality car. It's a relatively affordable car that you can feel cool driving up to any club or restaurant's Valet service.

Owner for 3 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:5,000

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Review By Joycelynn

This vehicle was the best deal I ever came across. Its amazing. Read More

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