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1990 Acura Integra Sedan - Consumer Reviews

1990 Acura Integra Sedan

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A Pretty Good Car
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By David
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Vehicle

1990 Acura Integra Sedan LS 4dr Sedan


Review

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.


Best Features

Back seats fold forward resulting in a long "luggage compartment".


Worst Features

CV joint boots seem to break too often. Too difficult to gain access to switch contacts that get dirty. Hubcaps too easy to break against curbs. Service manual is too vague at explaining what the computer does and reports via flash codes. Most all problems I've had didn't get detected by it.


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Original owner still fun to drive
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By Energy Man
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Vehicle

1990 Acura Integra Sedan LS 4dr Sedan


Review

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.


Best Features

The handling, the clear visibility, the reliability.


Worst Features

Oil leaks have been a problem but not cost effective to fix. Radio could be better.


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Can't be beat
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By mem200
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Vehicle

1990 Acura Integra Sedan GS 4dr Sedan


Review

NEVER had a problem with this car
except for headlights needing
replacing. Still on original
engine...sad to let it go but my 91 yr
mom has trouble getting in and out of
it and my one daughter can't drive
stick.
What a dream of a car!


Best Features

reliability


Worst Features

cup holders...though those came much later


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Good car
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By kevlexus
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1990 Acura Integra Sedan LS 4dr Sedan


Review

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.


Best Features

Easy to fix, parts cheap, fun to drive.


Worst Features

If it had a little more horse power it would be perfect. ( A couple of modifications should help that out)


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Great affordable luxury/sport sedan
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By crxbrett
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Vehicle

1990 Acura Integra Sedan GS 4dr Sedan


Review

I had the '90 GS Sedan and never let me
down. The car handled and cornered like
it was on rails (I did upgrade the
wheels to 16's and had low-pro tires).
The engine is adequate for city
driving, but needs to be revved past
5500 rpms to get any kind of power (0-
60 is about 8.5 seconds). SO A 5-SPD IS
A MUST! Do not get an AUTO! The cabin
is very nicely done and isn't too fancy
or dated looking. I recommend the '90-
'93 Integra if you want a car with good
looks, good driving characteristics and
good reliability.


Best Features

Easy to maneauver and handle. Fuel economy is good, 27-31 avg. The GS is nicer, so go for that one if your wallet allows you to. Reliability is the same as all other Hondas-almost perfect.


Worst Features

It helps to fix and maintain the car yourself (dealers/mechanics overcharge you just because it has that "A" logo on the hood. The '90 GS Sedan (not sure about the '91-'93s) did not come with a sunroof....bummer, dude. No airbags until the redesigned '94, either.


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