• (4.9) 21 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,261$12,369
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 27-30
  • Engine: 160-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2005 Acura RSX

Our Take on the 2005 Acura RSX

Entering its fourth season in Acura's lineup, the compact RSX sport coupe gets significant performance and styling enhancements this season.In base form, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder generates 160 horsepower. The performance-focused Type-S edition gets a boost from 200 to 210 hp for 2005, cou... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Engine noise in base model
  • Tight backseat space
  • Difficult backseat entry and exit

Notable Features

  • Choice of two four-cylinders
  • Manual or automatic
  • Six-speed manual in Type-S
  • FWD configuration
  • Race-bred personality

2005 Acura RSX Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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by DukeRoget from Trumansburg, NY on November 17, 2013

Comfort is adequate. The type-S can get a little loud when you twist its tail but you'll love the 8100 rpm redline. The engine is among the finest ever built. Ten years gone and Acura has gone green, ... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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2005 Acura RSX Safety Ratings

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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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