by David on Aug 22, 2010 Vehicle: 1990 Acura Integra LS 4dr Sedan
It's had fewer problems than other cars we've owned. I've done most of the work on it myself. One major problem was that it wouldn't start when hot. After checking on the Internet for a while, I fixed it at no cost by re-soldering a cracked solder joint in the main relay. Another problem was that one couldn't immediately remove the ignition key after starting the car. Again, the Internet came to the rescue and I had to clean the transmission lever electrical contacts (a lot of screws to remove to get to it). The ignition switch failed but got fixed by cleaning and lubing the contacts. A lot of work getting to it. Other problems were mostly like this, little cost but some work needed.
by Energy Man on Aug 24, 2005 Vehicle: 1990 Acura Integra LS 4dr Sedan
I bought this car new and have used it mostly for city commuting. Mileage is going down slightly with age but can still turn a consistent 23 in city and 32 on the road. Car is fun to drive and easy to maintain for most things, but timing belt, water pump, ac compressor, CV joints are a pain. This car's reliability and the service lead me toward a 2004 TL.
by kevlexus on Apr 1, 2003 Vehicle: 1990 Acura Integra LS 4dr Sedan
Purchased my car with 150k on it. Had
to get a 2nd car because of these high
gas prices and having a SUV will break
your pockets. Car is very fun to drive.
Car is very easy to fix and parts are
cheap and readily available. Don't have
to go to the dealer for everything( my
previous car was a 95 BMW 740i). Anyone
with a basic knowledge of auto
mechanics can keep this car running and
tuned up. Driver seat was a little worn
when i brought it but it seems like all
of them are like that with this many
miles on them. Seat cover fixed that
problem. Paint still has a little
luster to it. Very good 2nd car or car
for a student.
The Integra is redesigned. The five-door hatchback is replaced by a sedan and a two-door hatchback continues. Horsepower and torque figures are up for this entry-level Acura, but so is weight. Suspension upgrades improve handling.