by rsxc on Jan 10, 2013 Vehicle: 2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5A)
I've owned two '02 ACura RSX's Premium. Bottom line is that they are very reliable. They will last a long time before they break. But like any car once they break they will cost a small fortune. Most aftermarket retailers do not carry the parts that usually break on this car. This means you must go to the the dealer to get the part, which can be hole in your pocket. All in all, I love this car. It's very cheap on gas, it has a very attractive sporty look, it's got all the goodies like: leather heated seats, heated powered mirrors, power windows and doors. I would definitely recommend this car.
by oaklandfan78 on Oct 30, 2012 Vehicle: 2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5A)
My RSX has gone through a lot over the past 10 years and put on over 145K miles but it's still running strong.
It's been through quite a lot.
Among the highlights were how many times, it flawlessly handled the California drive from LA to SF.
At one point, it also became my utility vehicle and the fold-down seats spent many weekends lugging around DJ equipment.
It now serves as my daily commuter with good gas mileage and still evokes a strong feeling of excitement when I get on the road each morning.
Hopefully I can make it to 200K one day.
by RSX2002chicago on Dec 8, 2009 Vehicle: 2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5A)
I bought my car new on October 8th, 2001. To date I have had only 1 problem with the car and that was a faulty O2 sensor at 79,000 miles. That's it. Everything else has been routine maintenance( fluid flushes, filters, brakes, wipers). This car has been so reliable. I've driven it to Texas and back and in the mountains in Colorodo near Longmont/ Estes park and back to Chicago. This car is super reliable. Handling is great. Steering feel is perfect. You cut the wheel and the car responds instantly. Perfectly weighted steering. Fuel economy is 30's highway, 24 to 26 city. Drops to 17 to 19 in the winter (idling/warm up).
by Phantom Menace on Dec 19, 2002 Vehicle: 2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5A)
Even though this car has nice
suspension, which shows in handling, I
feel every little bump on the freeway
even on the smoothest surface. The
seats do not help since they are as
hard as a rock. It's a fun to drive
car, but the comfort level is this car
is very low. Going to trade this in
and get the new 2003 Accord Coupe.
by DC5driver on Dec 11, 2002 Vehicle: 2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5A)
This car is awesome. What caught my
attention was the styling. The
exterior is so sleek, and the interior
design is very classy. The dash glows
red at night which is so different than
other vehicles. Performance is decent,
0-60 in 6.7 and 1/4 mile in 15.5. It
gets a few looks everytime I go out.
I'm definitely not regretting this
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