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Acura RSX:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Acura RSX side view
Acura RSX angular front perspective
Acura RSX angular rear perspective

Overview of the Acura RSX

Learn about the Acura RSX

Acura RSX Summary

The Acura RSX is a front-wheel drive coupe (two doors) available in performance-focused automatic and manual transmission options. Production ran 2002–2006, with the 2005 edition given an exterior overhaul. The sporty 2.0 L four-cylinder engine is boosted in the highest trim, the Type-S, to produce even more horsepower. Along with mechanical upgrades, upper trims also include luxury features such as power moonroof and Bose audio system. The RSX is an excellent choice for buyers who are after a fun ride that’s comfortable, reliable and suited for daily commuting.

Pros and cons of the Acura RSX

  • Modern interior and exterior styling
  • Manual transmission
  • Good reputation for reliability
  • Low roofline reduces rear seat headroom
  • Requires super grade gasoline
  • Ceased production in 2006
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Acura RSX

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats4
  • Doors3
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption8.6 - 10.4 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.4 - 7.6 L/100km
  • Width1724 - 1725 mm
  • Length4375 - 4379 mm
  • Trunk space504 L
  • Cargo space716 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Acura RSX

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Acura RSX 2002 - 2006 is available in 3 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Acura RSX

Dimensions of the Acura RSX

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20061394 mm1724 mm4379 mm
20051394 mm1724 mm4379 mm
20041400 mm1725 mm4375 mm
20031400 mm1725 mm4375 mm
20021400 mm1725 mm4375 mm