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Great Car
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By Longhorn
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


Review

Fun stuff. Luxury and sporty at the
same time.


Best Features

Thermometer.


Worst Features

Fuel Efficiency.


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It's Not A Legend
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By Matthew James Black
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


Review

The 2003 Acura 3.2CL Type S is much
quicker than was my 1995 Legend; it
has a higher level of technology; and
it has greater convenience; but it's
not a Legend. It doesn't have the big
luxury car feel and road presence of
the Legend. My wife complains that
the Type S makes too much "boy noise" -
- a fault my ears fail to detect --
but every morning it's the car she
takes to work, leaving the Lexus in
the garage. I've driven the car on
two vacation trips this year and find
that the power and handling are as
good as one will find in a front-wheel
drive sport coupe.


Best Features

The 260-horsepower engine.


Worst Features

A power tilt-telescopic steering wheel, power door closing feature and the front end of the second generation Legend. But since Acura is dropping this model, it doesn't matter.


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The best for under $35,000.00
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By JohnSandoval
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


Review

This car rocks! It really deserves a
9.5 rating. I have never driven a
better car, but then again, I have
never driven a Ferrari.


Best Features

Speed,spunk and design!


Worst Features

Could have tighter steering and suspension.


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Best Car I've Ever Owned
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By JohnRascal
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


Review

The Acura CL-S, inside and out, has been
carefully thought out in style, comfort,
and luxury. Not an overly-built vehicle
with unneeded or unnecessary knobs and
"doo-dads" in the way to spoil the
simplicity of design and use. This car
has all the bare necessities and all the
extra items built to fit the driver's
and passenger's needs for a comfortable
ride. Owned mine without problem for 9
months -- without even a rattle or
squeak. Marvelous vehicle!


Best Features

I love music, so the BOSE music system fits the bill. The 260HP engine is great -- especially when you need the extra power to move you out of danger.


Worst Features

Although the foot emergency brake is great so you dont have the unneeded lever in the middle of the console, I've unknowingly left it engaged several times for short distances -- needs a chime or something to remind the driver.


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Fun, fun fun
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By jojay
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


Review

Love to drive the car. Had a 1990
Legend Coupe manual tran and loved it.
My 2003 auto tran is almost as much
fun and when in traffic, I can let it
shift itself. I've had no problems at
all since I got the car in Oct 2002.
Dealer is a pleasure to work with. I
just bought my wife an '03 TL!


Best Features

Transmission, passenger exterior side mirror, sound system, truck space


Worst Features

Auto headlight off & on. Rear window power sunscreen. Mode control for sound system on steering wheel. More quiet sunroof when open, especially when "tilted." Passenger window should have auto open & close. Fog lamps.


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