I have 7500 miles on my RSX-S. Love
it! Two things that set it aside:
First, once you start adding options
to match the "Type-S" package, all of
the competitors (except Tiburon) end
up costing more. Second, it's more
more upright, more refined, less "boy
racer". It's not v-8 fast, but I have
skunked Pontiac supercharged v-6's
before. This is THE best deal-for-the-
dollar in its bracket.
Excellent engine! Drive it gently, you
get great mileage and a smooth ride.
Thrash it and it'll hang in there as
long as you do. Lotsa trunk space for
its size, HUGE glove compartment,
great road holding.
Offer regular (solid) leather seats as
an option. Add more support to the
seat front. The sound system,
especially the 'spare-mounted' bass
speaker, is NOT up to standard. Move
the bass somewhere useful. Better
soundproofing: at speed, this thing is