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2002 Acura RSX - Consumer Reviews

2002 Acura RSX

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Excellent Used Car!
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By Mike A.
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2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I just purchased a used RSX from a local dealership and I love it. It is an 02 with 40,000 mi, silver w/ black leather. I originaly had my heart set on the Type S, however, they are hard to find thus they demand top dollar. This car is such a good value. The car looks and drives like new. Plus I got a great deal, $13,200 + tax.


Best Features

Tight handling, sharp looking, awesome interior (sepecially at night), lots of room for a hatch back.


Worst Features

More torque in the lower RPMs.


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a fun trip to the redline
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By Jeff
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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So far, so good...I purchased this car used and have had a blast with it. Everywhere I research, I hear nothing but good about this car. This is my first 6-speed and I'm lovin' every minute of it. The stereo kicks, teenagers gawk in awe, and not everyone has one like, say, a civic. It's quiet and reserved when I want it to be and screaming hellfire when I don't.


Best Features

transmission, stereo, rear hatch space, the intense head-turning engine scream at 6000-7900 rpm.


Worst Features

every once in a while it seems impossible to not grind the synchros between 2nd and 3rd even when I think I'm doin' everything right.


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Better than a GSR
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By Caryn S.
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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I was planning on buying an older Integra GSR and had driven many of them. I thought the RSX was out of my price range but decided to test drive it anyway. After just a 10 minute test drive I had totally changed my mind. The extra money was worth to spend. The RSX-type S handles better, goes faster, and has it's own unique interior compared to the Integra. Taking this car on back roads is the most thrilling ride. It rides like rails around those sharp turns and with the new seats for the RSX you stay right in your seat. It's like it hugs you in your seat. The power is incredible and I love the sound of hitting that V-Tec. For the money you pay for this car it's definitely worth every cent!


Best Features

Suspension, seats, organization of the interior.


Worst Features

This car is lacking a middle console which would be nice as an arm rest. It also doesn't have the window up option if you have already turned off your car.


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Great Car!!
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By Dominic Alexander
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2002 Acura RSX 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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Love the car!!My first Honda product!! Good gas mileage w/ gas prices being so high. Love the leather interior, climate control, the sports shift is a lot of fun


Best Features

everything!


Worst Features

arm rest is a must


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Great car, Safe and Stylish
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By wtm
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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I unfortunately totaled my RSX-S recently by bouncing it off two trees at almost 70 mph. There was no damage to the interior cabin and thankfully no injuries. Besides being safe, this car is a thrill to drive. The car is really fun at about 6500 rpms and handles beautifully. The leather interior is comfortable and sporty, especially the red guages. This car is great for the consumer that wants excitement in a safe and stylish compact car. The car is an overall great buy and I would recommend it to anyone in the compact market.


Best Features

Stock Bose stereo, leather seats, plenty of storage space, vtech engine, short throw shifter, gas mileage


Worst Features

More low-end torque, bigger tires, 17" wheels, better front end styling


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