• (4.7) 32 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,133$13,053
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 27-30
  • Engine: 155-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2006 Acura RSX

Our Take on the 2006 Acura RSX

Our Take

Entering its fifth season in Acura's lineup, the compact RSX sport coupe has few changes for 2006. One new body-color choice is offered. Significant performance and styling enhancements were developed for 2005.In base form, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder generates 155 horsepower, in accordance ... 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


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First sports car

by Brian from Fort Bragg NC on February 26, 2011

When I first got home from deployment I thought I shouldn't get a new car and keep the one I had. One night as I am strolling through town I decided to stop at a dealership and see what they had just ... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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