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2004 Acura RSX Type-S - Consumer Reviews

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Type-S 2.0L 4-cyl. 6-speed Manual - (116 reviews )

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A better idea 12 years ago
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By Gilbert Frey
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2004 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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Car is not overly comfortable on long road trips. Rear visibility is poor. Blind spots are bad for lane changing. Backup camera is a must (I added this myself). Rear seats are small and cramped and uncomfortable. Hard to exit the car gracefully. Parts are noticeably expensive (had to replace starter recently).


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Love this car!
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By anhdao
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2004 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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I owned this car for 8 years and loved it. Such a great value for a car with all of the main luxury items you would want. I never had any major mechanical problems and always had fun driving this even though it was a stick and I lived in LA. Had to trade it in for a more family friendly car last year, but still miss driving it!


Best Features

Hatchback is great -- lots of space for transporting stuff. 4 seats are pretty decent size for a small car. 6 speed transmission is so fun to drive. Stereo with Bose subwoofer in the trunk is awesome!!


Worst Features

Start making this car again!


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Mistake to stop producing RSX's!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By ratty
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2004 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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This has been a great car, very reliable, fun to drive! Don't know why Acura stopped making this model? Would buy another in a flash.


Best Features

hatch with fold-down seats makes for one big hauling machine! have transported large pieces of furniture with room to spare!


Worst Features

Start making them again, Acura!


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Loves to redline!
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By Adam
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2004 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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Bought my Type-S used with 29k miles in 06. 3 years later and now with 83K miles the car still drives great. Very reliable, great on gas, with few bolt ons car will give you a run for its money. I have driven the car hard for 3 years and never gave me any problems.


Best Features

Seats, handling for fwd, high revving motor, 6-speed.


Worst Features

leather quality, stereo, height. But I took care of all those things.


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Tranny problems
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By hondalover
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2004 Acura RSX Type-S Type-S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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I have owned Hondas all my life, every version of the Civic or Integra imaginable. This RSX Type S was very disappointing. The 6 speed transmission was a major problem for me, and I brought it back to the dealer several times. These cars notoriously grind 2nd and 3rd gears, and when I brought it back to the dealer they claimed that they could not "replicate the problem" Engine is awesome, suspension is killer, but the tranny is a huge problem! Beware when you purchase!


Best Features

K-series engine baby! I-vtec will break the tires loose at 7k rpm. Suspension makes you feel like you are riding on rails!


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