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.
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.
by sternerd on Sep 13, 2014 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.
by doug_g on Nov 6, 2013 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.
by bubba on Nov 2, 2010 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.
by sam on Jul 19, 2010 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.
by mplssetter on Jul 1, 2010 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.
by dr on Jun 9, 2010 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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