2003 Acura CL Consumer Review: 2003 CL Type S; 6-Speed Stick;

2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S - Consumer Review

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2003 CL Type S; 6-Speed Stick; Red/Tan
By Red Rocket on


2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


I bought this car for its high
reliability (per Consumer Reports),
safety (assuming same www.iihs.org
crash worthiness as Honda Acord),
performance (270 HP, clutch with very
narrow sweet spot and 6-speed gear
ratios), fun (VTEC sound/growl),
styling (classic), winter traction
(front wheel drive) and value (under

Best Features

$15,000 less than comparable BMW and no complaints after after 11 months and 12,000 miles.

Worst Features

Too late now that model is discontinued, but this CL needs better emergency brake, better seat belt retractors, side air bags, glass roof with sunshade rather than wimpy tilt/slide model and variable heated seat settings.
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