Acura RSX

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Acura RSX (2005)
Acura RSX (2005)
Production period: 2002-2006
Class : Middle class
Body versions : Coupe
Engines: Gasoline engines :
2.0 liters
(119–157 kW)
Length: 4374 mm
Width: 1725 mm
Height: 1394-1400 mm
Wheelbase : 2570 mm
Empty weight : 1266 kg
Previous model Honda Integra

The Acura RSX was introduced in North America and Hong Kong in 2002 as the successor to the Honda Integra . The old name was retained in Japan. In contrast to the previously available versions, the RSX was only available as a two-door coupé from the start . As with the Integra, the RSX is based on the current generation of Civic models. As a sports coupé, the RSX has 4 seats.

Both variants have ABS and front and side airbags and were delivered with 16 " light alloy wheels . The leather interior, on the other hand, was only standard in the Type-S .


2005: From now on, the Type S version of the RSX with 157 kW (210 hp) is more powerfully motorized than before, 17 "wheels and a revised brake system are now standard equipment on the Type S. The front of the RSX: From now on it had an enlarged radiator grille . The headlights, taillights and the rear apron were also redesigned . Wind noise from the mirrors was reduced by filling in the gaps in the mirror triangle.

Technical specifications

The basic version of the RSX has a 2-liter 4-cylinder engine with 119 kW (160 hp), available with a 5-speed manual transmission or alternatively with a 5-speed automatic. The sportier equipment variant of the RSX, the Type-S , also has a 2.0-liter DOHC 16-V engine which , in contrast to the less powerful variant, initially generates 149 kW (200 hp), later 157 kW (210 hp) mobilized and was only available with a 6-speed manual transmission.

Base Type-S
Engine type R4
Max. power 119 kW (160 hp) at 6500 rpm 157 kW (210 hp) at 7800 rpm
Maximum speed 6800 rpm 8100 rpm
compression 9.8: 1 11: 1

Individual evidence

  1. Patrick Hong: View the latest first drive review of the 2005 Acura RSX Type-S. Find pictures and comprehensive information about Acura cars. In: November 6, 2012, Retrieved July 8, 2018 (American English, approx. 2004).
  2. Dave Coleman: Acura RSX Type S Road Test Review - Sport Compact Car Magazine. In: July 23, 2002, accessed July 8, 2018 .
  3. Douglas Kott: 2002 Acura RSX Type-S First Drive - Full Review of the New 2002 Acura RSX Type-S. In: November 6, 2012, accessed July 8, 2018 (American English, approx. 2000–2001).

Web links

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