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Acura TSX Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.4 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 6-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 200 hp @ 6800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 19/27 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation Yes
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2005 Acura TSX

  • Between its long list of high-end features, well-trimmed interior, agile handling and willing engine, the TSX is one of the best values on the market when it comes to affordable sport sedans.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    An engine that loves to rev and sounds good doing it, sharp handling, slick six-speed manual transmission, upscale interior look and feel, long list of standard equipment, top-of-the-line navigation system for those who want it.

  • Cons

    Forgettable styling, not much power until the engine gets revved up.

  • What's New for 2005

    Acura adds XM Satellite Radio, heated door mirrors and a four-way power passenger seat to the standard features list. The steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls are now illuminated.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 19
  • cty
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  • 27
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



2005, but still very relevant!

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Vehicle: 2005 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 5A)

Needed to upgrade my 1999 Accord EX-V6. Despite numerous issues with it, I still like Honda's reliability overall and have always liked Acuras. Got an incredible deal on a used TSX from an owner who babied it since he bought it in 2004; only 55k miles. It still looks and runs like it's brand new. Love how it handles, love the interior. Has some pep, but I find it relatively quiet. Very sleek and stylish I think looks better than a lot of cars that are new. As other reviewers have mentioned, I've had a lot of compliments. For a 10 year old car, it's pretty impressive. Downside is the premium gas. Thankfully, not filling up often so cost offsets. 24/32 MPG.




Bad milano red paint, acura

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Vehicle: 2005 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 5A)

Car drives great but Acura does not want to stand behind its very poor quality paint. Whatever you do, DO NOT BUY A RED ONE!!! Unless of course you like pink cars. The assistance they offered for a repaint job only covered 1/4 of the cost. Don't forget that it take premium fuel too. Costs much more than a Honda to own.




Tsx

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Vehicle: 2005 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan w/Navigation System (2.4L 4cyl 5A)

Have over 170,000. A few problems, power locks, rear suspension (tow out), but for the miles and fuel mileage a fantastic auto. Navigation is outstanding, interior is of best quality. May buy anothr but only after 300,000 on this one.




Very good car

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Vehicle: 2005 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M)

Hi! everyone I just like to tell you guys that this car that I have TXS is one of the best cars that I ever have I take I trip from Maryland to Mexico back and for and the car it was excellent I wish I had this car before and just change oil and gas and I have no problem I know guys to repair this car it cost a lot of money but it worth every penny that you spend.




Good value

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Vehicle: 2005 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan w/Navigation System (2.4L 4cyl 5A)

I bought this car with 68K miles on it for a very good price. I love it so far. I had a Jetta before and the TSX is much more powerful and rides very smooth. I have owned it for 6 months and the only issue so far is with the door locks failing to work with the remote. I see that has been a problem in other reviews as well. I hope it's not expensive to fix. I plan on keeping this car for another few years.




Quality, value, fun

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Vehicle: 2005 Acura TSX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M)

I have put 84,000 mi. on it and it is tight and rattle free. Still love the 6 spd manual. Everything functions as it should. I rent more expensive cars and miss the quality of the TSX. Premium gas is only real downside.



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Full 2005 Acura TSX Review

What's New for 2005

Acura adds XM Satellite Radio, heated door mirrors and a four-way power passenger seat to the standard features list. The steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls are now illuminated.

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Talk About The 2005 TSX

2005 Acura TSX Discussions See all Started By

mib1997
mib1997
02-04-2005
I am seriously looking at buying a TSX, probably a new 2005. I get conflicting info from 2 dealers re. availability of body side molding. One says no, the other, yes. The literature from Acura does...


icon26
icon26
02-28-2012
Im buying a used acura tsx 2005 140 000km and in perfect condition ! 8000$ !! What u guys think??...


bake152az
bake152az
01-07-2006
We purchased an Acura TSX(2005) last March and the car has been a dream. We got it with everything accept the skirts and the gold package. The service has been as outstanding as the car. It's fast,...



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