2004 Acura TSX Consumer Review: 116,000 Mile Acura TSX 6M
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2004 Acura TSX - Consumer Review

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Base Sedan (2.4L 4-cyl. 6-speed Manual)

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116,000 Mile Acura TSX 6M
By lucky_doggg7 on

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2004 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M)

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Ownership - Replacement/repairs to date consist of: two sets of rotors (centric premium) and pads (Porterfield R4S); driver and passenger side half shafts (rebuilts at $169 ea. undercuts the Dealer cost of $500+ ea.). Replacing the halfshafts cured the front end shake occuring between 50 and 60 mph. Stock Michelin Pilots lasted >60K miles. The third set of tires are now Michelin PS2s in the size of 235/40/18. This car has presented no other problems, really! The stories of Honda owners claiming they only put oil and gas in their cars are true! This is a very refreshing ownership change coming from Audi cars in terms of operating expense.

Favorite Features

This owner's fave feature is dependability without a doubt. It is difficult to swallow a $1500+ repair bill for replacing a clutch in a Audi Quattro. The interior is roomy and the driving position is very comfortable. I wear a 48 suit jacket to give this commentary perspective.

Suggested Improvements

For those drivers who know how to make heel-toe downshift, make late apex turns and squeeze on the power while unwinding the wheel, it needs more power. Stock, it's light on torque below 3500 rpm. Adding Comptech, AEM and Hondata have reduced this engine character though. Chassis balance is great.
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