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2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S

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3.2 Type-S 3.2L V6 5-speed Automatic - (93 reviews )

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Acura CL Type S
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By Steve
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2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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Great, fun car to drive. Luxury with some sport car features. Very reliable mechanically. Looks sharp!


Best Features

Navigation is very easy to use. Techtronic shift is fun.


Worst Features

N/A


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Unreal Unreal
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By Awesome
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2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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I must say it handles and rides better then 99% of the vehicles I have driven. Very reliable, very fast, very well built, no complaints. Resale is wonderful and so is gas mileage. BUY ONE


Best Features

In dash 6 disk cd changer, heated seats, heated mirrors, 260hp vtec engine, bose stereo.


Worst Features

Just a touch more low end torque other than that nothing.


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2001 Acura CL-S
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By rico
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2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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The S-type is a hoot to drive. Excellent performance and cornering ability. The auto shift works well and get the job done. Gas milage is in the 25 mpg range overall. very quite overall with a nice growl from the duel exhaust. The only issues are the 6 cd changer jams up but then the problem clears up later in the day and the stock tires are sub par.


Best Features

Auto-shift, 6-cd changer / tape


Worst Features

improve information management center


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Contemporary Luxury with a hint of Sport
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By CalicoFeline
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2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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Best car I have ever owned. CL Type S, Black on Black with additional black wood accent trim around inst. panel, A/C vents, console, etc, WOW, upgraded interior, backup and fog lights to PIAA- improvement! When you ask it to go, it comes back and says “how fast”, very smooth & responsive, handles like a dream. 29,000 miles replaced tires to Bridgestone Turanza LSV – good choice. When you sit in the seat it wraps around you as to say “I’ll protect you”. Sad, to say I have experienced a few hard shifts from 2nd to 3rd, hope this is not a sign of the known tranny issues, other than that, no mechanical problems.


Best Features

Blackwood interior trim, seats, console, good use of space. Well balanced and good curb weight, feels solid and safe.


Worst Features

Paint, very poor quality, says it’s clear coat, it must be a thin coat. Bose sound system is disappointing. Shame that such a great car has had so many tranny issues, not good for a company named after “AcCURAcy” but I guess nothing is perfect.


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S is for Speed
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By DB
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2001 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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This car is amazing. It is my 3rd Acura and fourth Honda. I had a Legend Coupe and often regretted selling it, So when the 2nd Generation CL came out I had to have it. This car does everything, and will eat most car's lunch, including the beloved 3 Series BMW (Except for the M3 of course). Smooth ride and comfort, and Honda reliability. Just can't say enough good things about this automobile. It is a wolf in sheeps clothing. You can shock a mustang or camaro owner in this car. Some complain about the ride on the Type S, but if that is the concern you have, buy a Buick or a sedan. You are not the target market for this car.


Best Features

The engine, the seats, the suspension.


Worst Features

Get real fog lights with a separate power switch.


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