2006 Acura RSX

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24 reviews
Available Price Range $3,568-$13,556 Trims2 Combined MPG 27-30 Seats 4

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 d... 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

4.8 out of 5

Based on 24 reviews

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 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

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Acura RSX Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Acura RSX Base

Overall Rollover Rating
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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