2005 Acura RSX

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13 reviews
Available Price Range $3,132-$11,636 Trims2 Combined MPG 27-30 Seats 4

Our Take on the 2005 Acura RSX

Our Take

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 ... 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


Consumer Reviews

5.0 out of 5

Based on 13 reviews

Type S, FTW

by IronGumby from Cleveland, OH on November 5, 2010

I've dreamed about getting this car ever since it won the Car & Driver Cheap Speed Comparo in 2005. It's a blast to drive, especially if you like shifting. That 6-spd close ratio transmission (Type S ... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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