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2005 Acura RSX Hatchback

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My first coupe
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By patrick tyrone
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2005 Acura RSX Hatchback 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5A)


Review

This being my first coupe had to be the most exciting. It was the 1st car I laid eyes on as I walked out onto the lot. I was impressed with the ergonomics of its compact yet stylish design that says, Hop in and Go! I will say while the engine loves to rev, the ride can be a bit tight and bouncy, but in this particular car, thats what gives it that race appeal. On the inside, Acura did an outstanding job on the leather seating, simple yet functional. The controls on the dash were again simple, but tied into the whole theme of the vehicle. I did think for this class of vehicle, Acura could have beefed up the audio system, which was not bad, but could be better. All in all, this was a good buy.


Best Features

my favorites were the fold down back seats, the holder for the gas cap.The sunroof was great being that it was a standard feature.Perhaps the most appreciative feature was the auto climate control which is normally found on cars a class above.Last but not least, the V-Tech engine, low maintenance.


Worst Features

Better audio system, a trunk release button, fog lights (should be a standard feature on this type of vehicle)


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My Acura
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By Cheslie
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2005 Acura RSX Hatchback 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5A)


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This car is amazing, especially on turns. The only area that I could criticize would be acceleration going up bridges, other than that...it's PERFECT! lots of room too.


Best Features

Look, steering, size, reliability.


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I Love This Car
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By Arieno
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2005 Acura RSX Hatchback 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5A)


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I love everything about this car. I was driving a 1987 Chrysler LeBaron because I never found anything new that would compare to its styling and handling until I found this.


Best Features

Headlight Design


Worst Features

Power seat placement


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Great sporty coupe
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By Richard
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2005 Acura RSX Hatchback 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5A)


Review

Not much interior space to work with, but that's what you get with a sporty coupe. Great handling and steering and interior leather. A pleasure to drive.


Best Features

Leather interior, sunroof, rear windshield wiper, 5-gear transmission (even with automatic).


Worst Features

More rear headroom, higher rear spoiler (optional).


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RSX NON-type S!
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By Bill
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2005 Acura RSX Hatchback 2dr Hatchback w/Leather (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I love this car! It's the perfect combination of fun to drive and all around comfort for the daily commute. At first I was skeptical because the good press has surrounded the Type S version. However, if you need a fun to drive car that is comfortable for commuting (and every day life outside the track world), the standard RSX model is the way to go. Opt for the leather to take the comfort level up a step further. Also, the standard RSX model does not need premium fuel- the Type S does. So at an average of 27 MPG (city), that's one more accolade the automotive media has missed on this little brother of the Type-S.


Best Features

Close ratio 5 speed, the interior dash layout, and the auto climate control


Worst Features

An option for the Bose radio system only available in the Type-S. However, most of the ear pleasing sounds can come from turning the radio off and enjoying the purr of the engine!


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