Acura RSX vs Acura TSX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2006 Acura RSX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,604
4 listings nationwide

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2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,334
18 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Acura RSX
FWD

The 2006 RSX remained almost the same as the 2005 RSX. Don't be fooled by the drop in horsepower, from 160 to 155 for the standard trim or 210 to 201 for the Type-S; the engine's horse...

2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD
Tim O'Sullivan Preview:

The 2014 Acura TSX lives on the edge: too big to be a compact, too small to be a midsize, too affordable to be high-end luxury, too well-equipped and stylish to be simply a family mobi...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Acura RSX
FWD
85
2006 Acura RSX FWDReview:

Great Looks! Great Ride! Little Power.... — I bought my 2006 RSX base model in excellent condition for $11,500 with a few cosmetic upgrades on i...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

35
2006 Acura RSX FWDReview:

Love It. — I love this car. It's stylish and easy to drive. It also does very well on gas. The only thing I wo...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

35
2006 Acura RSX FWDReview:

My Rsx — I love my car its awesome. It performs great, no repairs needed, its beautiful, gas is pretty good...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD
35
writes:
This has been a very dependable, easy to own vehicle for me. I cross-shopped a bunch of luxury dealers and I c...
Handling Ranked 2014 Lexus IS 250 RWD worse.
"The IS felt more like a tiny go-cart."
Front Seats Ranked 2014 Lexus IS 250 RWD worse.
"They are sport-bucket style. Very supportive, and the Suede option was great. "
5
writes:
Power Ranked 2014 Lexus IS 250 RWD better.
"Drive"
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 Lexus IS 250 RWD better.
"Style/ design"

Specs

2006 Acura RSX
FWD
2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
24 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
31 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
155 hp @ 6,500 RPM
155 hp @ 6,500 RPM
201 hp @ 7,000 RPM
Torque
139 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
139 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
170 lb-ft @ 4,300 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
11:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
3.42 in x 3.89 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 29.2 in 34.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 14 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 172.4 in 185.6 in
Width 67.9 in 72.4 in
Height 54.9 in 56.7 in
Wheelbase 101.2 in 106.4 in

Available Options

2006 Acura RSX
FWD
2014 Acura TSX
Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Forged Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Milano Red
  • Silver Moon
  • Vortex Blue Pearl

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