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2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S

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Fun in a descreete package
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By silvervtec96
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 6M)


Review

This car has been a blast since the day
i picked it up. It performs and
handles well. I can't really think of
anything I don't like about this car.
I think that the seats are probably
some of the most comfortable seat I've
ever been in. This car is full of
features and is fun to dive.


Best Features

I like the seats and the engine!


Worst Features

Clutch could be a little more forgiving


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Goods and bads
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By freddie
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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Fun to drive. accelerating to enter
traffic is a fun time, but watch the
speedometer as you will quickly reach
speeds you did not entend to achieve.
Driving up Mount Raineer and Mount
Saint Helen gives you a good example of
the vehicles road handling
characteristics, which are very good.
You always feel secure. Glad I bought
it. Using 92 or 93 octane I have been
getting up to 29 mph.


Best Features

Acceleration,memory for the power seats,climate control, road hugging in curvesand the sound of the exhaust as the RMS rise.


Worst Features

Hard to clean the rear inside window or to remove bugs or trash as there isn't enough room. Moon roof is a waste as it doesn,t open enough and catches lots of leaves and other debris that is hard to remove.


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Get one before they're all gone
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By hoopscoach
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe w/Navigation (3.2L 6cyl 6M)


Review

Underrated and underappreciated,
especially with the 6 speed. Superb
engine with wide power band. Plenty of
low end punch, yet revs freely all the
way to redline. Great transmission
with crisp, short throws. Very fast.
Quiet. Doesn't quite handle like a
sports car, but very good for its size.
Most drivers won't be able to push it
to its limits. Anti-slip differential
works. Navigation system
indispensible. Usable backseat and
trunk. Heavily equipped for the
money. Subtle good looks. Not flashy,
but still get lots of comments from
onlookers. If you're looking for a
coupe, test drive one of these. Get
one before they all disappear.


Best Features

Outstanding engine matched to equally excellent transmission. Honda reliability. Xenon headlamps. Nav system. Huge standard equipment list.


Worst Features

Trip computer. Sound system sounds mediocre, needs better high and low end along with a mute or pause button. Grippier tires.


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good friend
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By miguel carneiro
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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sobrious, elegant, every day useful car,
timeless design with no bells and
twistles, good mileage, ticket enemy but
police appreciated.
a very confiable friend.


Best Features

all, no excess clean design, nice sound rear seats confortable even in 6 hours trip, good trunk


Worst Features

a convertible one, to enjoy fresh air


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True Sport-Lux Machine
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By JohnAllan
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2003 Acura CL 3.2 Type-S 3.2 Type-S 2dr Coupe (3.2L 6cyl 6M)


Review

A truly unique combination of sport and
luxury motoring. This car is FAST and
comfortable, and seems to ride on
velvet rails. (Hard to imagine how
Acura can build such a great handling,
fast and yet SMOOTH ride.) It reminds
me of the MB CL at 1/3 the price. It is
a grown up car with lots of fun. Unique
at its price point.


Best Features

6 sp manual, speed, room and comfort - it has EVERYTHING in it! Fantastic value.


Worst Features

Split spoke wheels are a big disappointment - previous wheels much better; clutch engages too quick (hard to be smooth); lumbat support does not fully retract.


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