2004 Acura TSX Consumer Review: Not typical reliability
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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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Not typical reliability
By sledin_biker on

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

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Although this is my 4th Honda product, this one does not match the reliability of the others. Overall this is a great car to drive but the list of serious problems with this car is very un-Honda like. I have replaced my entire A/C system ($2,200), radio unit (warranty), stains from the inside out on the seats, tail light recall, but most concerning is the oil consumption. My car consumes (not leaks) 1 L (~1qt) of oil every 1000 km (600 miles), and I have found similar stories on forums. I don't drive it hard, in fact I baby the car and rarely engage VTEC, it would be easier to understand if I abused the vehicle. This is my first vehicle to actually consume oil.

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6 speed manual, and handling

Suggested Improvements

Perhaps this is one "first year production run" that I should have avoided.
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