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2002 Acura RSX Type-S - Consumer Reviews

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Type-S 2.0L 4-cyl. 6-speed Manual - (211 reviews )
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great car butt...
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By clonggator94
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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this is a truly well put together car, but after only 1year of use and less than 6000mi the trade-in value is about $10k less than i paid. i added sporty 18" rims and low profile tire as well as the stock fog lights, but dealers don't want to add on to the trade-in value.


Best Features

like the 3band iVtec, but wish there was a switch to make the 3rd band 6-8k RPM pull that hard off the line for those rare occassions. love the subwoofer placement.


Worst Features

turbo or supercharger option from the factory would be well received. sterio sounds clean, but not enough volume.


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barefoot surfers review
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By barefoot
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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It's performance saved my life today- the computer braking system, suspension, and perfomance.


Best Features

Fun to drive barefoot- easier too. Not too great with beach sand.


Worst Features

It is easily dinged by cars next to me. Do not like the back window. It is difficult to see out of it in the rain even with the windshield wiper. Radio controls on the wheel would rock.


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2 Years and Going Strong
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By laksivrak
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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I bought it the month it came out and its been my pride and joy ever since. Performance is stunning at over 6k rpm. The shifter/transmission is the best I've ever driven, short/crisp/quick and well-tuned to the engine. Fuel economy is stunning when driving at 3k rpm and lower. The depth of the engine sound is nice when idle, and the scream above 6k rpm is musical.


Best Features

Engine/performance, transmission, materials, Bose sound system w base module, interior/exterior design, trunk space.


Worst Features

Stickier tires, 17 inch wheels, HID lights, intermittent rear wiper, reduced tire/wind noise.


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rsx s
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By ovaboosting
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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Great car.. fun to drive.. for 20K or its a good deal for a 4 banger...


Best Features

iVtec...!! what more can I say...


Worst Features

better interior.. and where is the Type R... lol..


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My Car
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By Zach's Dad
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2002 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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It's tough to keep the keys from my wife. The 6-speed is a blast to drive. You really notice the difference between this car and any other comparable ride when you're accelerating through the turns. It digs in and powers through. The only thing is that to get that type of performance you feel all the little bumps on the road too. It's a great sports car and I'd recommend it to anyone, but you have to like the sports car ride for this to be the car for you.


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