• (4.7) 24 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,225$7,633
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 23-24
  • Engine: 225-hp, 3.2-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2003 Acura CL

Our Take on the 2003 Acura CL

Our Take

Posted on 9/25/02Acura’s near-luxury/performance front-wheel-drive coupe debuted in March 2002 as a reworked 2003 model, and it now features a new manual transmission. The exterior’s styling has adopted a more aggressive tone, the interiors have been enhanced, and General Motors&rsquo... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

Not having a beautiful mind, I don't usually talk to myself - really, Doc - but after a few miles in this week's examinand, I whistled and muttered, "Wow, this is the real deal."A week later, after playing with the Acura 3.2 CL Type S in three states, I took it up to top off the tank for the repo man. Somehow the car, as if with a will of its own, shot right past the gas station ... Read full review for the 2003 Acura CL

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by nasty nate from Raleigh on December 29, 2010

Bought used with 82,000. First thing (and I can not stress this enough) is avoid the automatic transmission at all costs, major recalls and why take the chance? It will take some digging but the 6 sp... Read Full Review

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