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4.5 out of 5 stars

2001 Acura Cl 3.2 Type-S Coupe -- Excellent

jrswifty, 05/06/2014
2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)
17 of 17 people found this review helpful

I loved my 2001 Acura so much that I figured I'd share my great experience. I drove my car for three years running it up to 180000km. This car never let me down and started every single time - even in the -40 Canadian winters. I never had any problems with the transmission or any other part of the car. The Acura Cl Type-S is truly a joy to drive, lots of power for all sorts of fun. Handled excellent in the winter and on gravel roads. Unfortunately I was hit in an intersection writing my vehicle off. That being said, the car kept me safe and the necessary airbags deployed when and where they were needed. I now drive an Infiniti and it is not at all comparable to my great Cl.

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4.5 out of 5 stars

For My Money-Unbeatable

Paul, 09/02/2008
2001 Acura CL 3.2 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)
8 of 8 people found this review helpful

Acura may not have won over the hardcore luxury sports car owners, but this car is amazing for the price. You're given a standard 3.2 liter with 225 horsepower and I get about 24 mpg average. On the highway it can reach 30 mpg. The car is already loaded (no options): 6 disc CD changer, heated seats, dual power seats, TCS, 4 wheel ABS disc brakes, auto-manual 5 speed trans., auto climate control, power sunroof. All this for under $33k. The 225 horsepower engine delivers a brilliant tone and is pretty quick. The styling is a large improvement from the older model as well. The interior is so easy to navigate too. The seats are comfortable and leather clad.

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5 out of 5 stars

NOW...Read This!! The 3.2CL-S is AWESOME

Acura4Ashlee, 11/05/2003
2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)
11 of 12 people found this review helpful

After wreaking my '99 Prelude in April I didn't know what to buy! After doing a little research, I found a blue '01 CL-S at a Chevy dealership...(yep, Chevy)...and for a great price too!! The car only had 8800 miles on it. The test drive was awesome. I fell in love with the car as soon as I sat in it! The dealership said some guy traded it in for a Corvette (feel sorry for him). All I can say is that I'm glad that he did! I'm not crazy about Corvettes....but my that's a different story!!

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4 out of 5 stars


alexei2, 08/10/2013
2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)
18 of 21 people found this review helpful

Bad transmissions with the Honda's and Acura's. Heating is the major failure for transmissions.

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4.63 out of 5 stars

My 2001 Acura CL-S

smileyhollow, 01/24/2012
2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)
10 of 11 people found this review helpful

In 2000, I bought a 2001 Acura CL-S brand new and I love it. It has 49,000 miles and the only things I have ever had done to it is have the oil changed and the scheduled maintenance. The only thing bad I have to say about this car is that it didn't hold it's value as I thought it would. Even though I have 4 people standing in line to buy it, I am keeping it and maybe sell it later. It is a blast to drive and now that there are not many on the road, it gets the looks. I think it is a beautiful and a fun car. So if you ever see a shiny, bright red 2001 CL-S in perfect condition passing you, wave, it will probably be me.

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