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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
Acura SLX Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.2 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 190 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 13/17 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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  • What's New for 1996

    The SLX is one of the first luxury-badged sport-utes to be released in this country. Based on the successful Isuzu Trooper, the SLX is very similar to its twin.

Full 1996 Acura SLX Review

What's New for 1996

The SLX is one of the first luxury-badged sport-utes to be released in this country. Based on the successful Isuzu Trooper, the SLX is very similar to its twin.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews


3 of 3 people found this review helpful

I miss my baby. ;..

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Vehicle: 1996 Acura SLX 4dr SUV 4WD

I bought my '96 SLX in August of '07 before leaving for college in Cali (Washington is home). I loved this car, my plan was to drive it til it died, and then drop a V8 in it , slightly lower it, and black it out (it was the green/beige 2 tone). :) Long story short I got hit by a drunk 18 days ago and it's totaled, and the insurance company just offered me $3,462.35 for it. It was great for hanging out w/ my friends at college, driving to the beach, driving to the mountains, driving around town, on the HWY, wherever. It had a very solid, strong, tank-like feel, although sluggish (3.2L V6 in 2 ton vehicle), and in spite of having failed the 30 mph swerve test, it took the corners surprisingly well.




Slx premium package i love

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Vehicle: 1996 Acura SLX 4dr SUV 4WD

I love this SUV! 20 MPG. Tows an 18 ft boat well. No problems in the boat ramp. Slips in and out of 4WD with ease. I would buy another. I wish I had bought this SLX new. Thanks




Comfortable but boxey

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Vehicle: 1996 Acura SLX 4dr SUV 4WD

It is a nice vehicle, but it's a little sluggish and boxey on the road. Feels and drives like a mini-bus. Gas mileage isn't good, but it does deliver when towing and hauling. Lots of space and pretty reliable. She doesn't quite 'hug the road', so it needs to be driven like a mini-bus. It also has one of the worst roll-over ratings, so drive carefully. Looks great and runs well.




Big

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Vehicle: 1996 Acura SLX 4dr SUV 4WD

I love the size of this SUV. Lots of storage space in the back and lots of headroom. The back seat is large enough for three carseats!



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Slx

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Vehicle: 1996 Acura SLX 4dr SUV 4WD

Great car, very few mechanical problems. Vehicle is large and my husband's LX470 Lexus, but it gets 17.00 mpg, 4 more than the Lexus. Acura dealers treat certified used car purchasers very well.



Talk About The 1996 SLX

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robertsmx
robertsmx
08-11-2004
But, the RL wasn’t the only car affected by poor decision-making in the mid-90s. Integra wasn’t redesigned, TL got softer and blander too (compared to the Vigor that it replaced), CL...


habitat1
habitat1
08-25-2004
P.S. We will be dumping our 1996 Trooper. Remember the gussied up version called the "SLX" that Acura tried to sell for about $10k more than the Trooper? Perhaps not. Acura sold about 11...



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