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2005 Acura RSX 2005 Acura RSX

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Engine (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum Alloy 16-Valve, DOHC, i-VTECTM™ Inline 4-cylinder
Displacement (liters) 2.0
Horsepower (SAE net) 160 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Torque 141 lbs-ft @ 4000 rpm
Redline 6800 rpm
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Fuel Injection PGM-FI Multi-Point Injection
Emissions LEV-II CARB
Transmission (5 Speed Manual)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission:
  • 1st: 3.267
  • 2nd: 1.880
  • 3rd: 1.212
  • 4th: 0.921
  • 5th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.389
Chassis (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Body Type Unit Body
Suspension Control-link MacPherson strut front/double-wishbone rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear) 25.4 mm tubular front/19.0 mm solid rear
Steering Type Variable Power-Assist Rack-and-Pinion
Turning Circle, curb to curb 38.1 ft
Wheels 16" x 6 1/2" JJ Alloy
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc with ABS (front/rear) 4-Wheel disc with ABS
Tires P205/55 R16 89V All-Season radials
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Heated, power-operated, body-colored outside mirrors
Remote entry system
16-inch aluminum alloy wheels
All-Season steel-belted radial tires
Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
Galvanized-steel body panels
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Body colored rockers
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Rear-window wiper and washer
Integrated rear glass antenna
Chrome exhaust outlet
Body-colored chin spoiler and lower side sills
Chip-resistant rocker panels
General Specifications (5 Speed Manual)back to top
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway) 25/34
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.2 U.S. gallons (50.0 liters)
Recommended Fuel Unleaded 86 octane or higher
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter 4.4 U.S. quarts (4.2 liters)
Cooling System Capacity 6.8 U.S. quarts (6.4 liters)
Minimum Ground Clearance 5.7 in (146 mm)
Curb Weight 2809 lbs (1274 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear) 62/38
Head Room Front 37.8 in (960 mm)
Head Room Rear 34.1 in (866 mm)
Leg Room Front 43.1 in (1094 mm)
Leg Room Rear 29.2 in (742)
Hip Room Front 51.1 in (1297 mm)
Hip Room Rear 46.2 in (1174 mm)
Shoulder Room Front 52.6 in (1337 mm)
Shoulder Room Rear 51.3 in (1303 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume 81 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume 16.0 cu. ft.
Interior Accessories (5 Speed Manual)back to top
CD Changer
CD Changer Magazine
All-Season Floor Mats, Black
All-Season Floor Mats, River Rock Grey
Aluminum Shift Knob 5MT
Aluminum Shift Knob 6MT (Type-S only)
Cassette Player
Trunk Tray
Luggage Net
Interior Trim
CD Changer Attachment
Interior Features (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Sport seat with cloth-trimmed interior
Perforated leather trim seats (standard on Type-S, option on base RSX)
Driver's seat adjustable lumbar support
Driver's seat-height adjustment
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
White-faced gauges with red illumination
Front center console with tray and dual beverage holder
Lighted front beverage holder area
50/50 split fold-down rear seat
Rear-seat center storage and tray
Three rear beverage holders
Center console front and rear power outlets
Driver's and front passenger's seatback pockets
Front passenger-side walk-in feature
Carpeted floor mats
12-volt power outlets (front and rear)
Removable cargo cover
Dual trip meters
Maintenance interval reminder
Illuminated power window switches and ignition switch
Integrated glass antennae
Titanium trim in front seat headrest opening
Textured titanium instrumental panel trim
Chrome trim ring around manual transmission shift boot
Power moonroof with tilt and key-off operation
Acura Music System with AM/FM stereo, in dash CD player, 6 speakers and anti-theft feature
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Automatic Climate Control System with air-filtration system
Power windows, door locks and hatch lock
Driver's auto up/down window with auto reverse
Steering wheel-mounted cruise control
Front door storage pockets
Dual overhead map lights with welcome lighting system
Remote entry system
Safety Features (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Driver's and front passenger's dual-stage air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
Driver's and front passenger's side air bags with front passenger's Occupant Protection System
3-point seat belts with load limiters and pretensioners (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
5-mph bumpers (front/rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2 outboard rear positions)
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Multi-reflector halogen headlights
Rear-window defroster with timer
Front side-window defoggers
Side-impact door beams
Side-impact floor beam
Front side-window defoggers
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Safety glass
Nonprotruding switches and controls
Center high-mount brakelight
All-around visibility (289 degrees)
Warranties (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Vehicle - 4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty*
Outer Body Rust-through - 5 year/unlimited-mile limited warranty*
Accessories - 4 year/50,000-mile limited warranty**
No scheduled tune-ups required for 110,000 miles***
Exterior Accessories (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Moonroof Visor
Car Cover
Full Nose Mask
Wing Spoiler or Tailgate Spoiler
Front Under Body Spoiler
Side Under Body Spoiler
Rear Under Body Spoiler
16" Machine Finish 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels
Splash Guards
Fenderwell Trim
Wheel Locks
Engine Block Heater
Fog Lights
Color-Matched Door Edge Trim
Gold Emblem Kit
17" "Sparkle Silver" A-Spec Aluminum-Alloy Wheels
Engine (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum Alloy 16-Valve, DOHC, i-VTECTM™ Inline 4-cylinder
Displacement (liters) 2.0
Horsepower (SAE net) 160 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Torque 141 lbs-ft @ 4000 rpm
Redline 6800 rpm
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Fuel Injection PGM-FI Multi-Point Injection
Emissions LEV-II CARB
Transmission (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
5-Speed Automatic with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.500
  • 3rd: 0.984
  • 4th: 0.733
  • 5th: 0.571
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.562
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Body Type Unit Body
Suspension Control-link MacPherson strut front/double-wishbone rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear) 25.4 mm tubular front/19.0 mm solid rear
Steering Type Variable Power-Assist Rack-and-Pinion
Turning Circle, curb to curb 38.1 ft
Wheels 16" x 6 1/2" JJ Alloy
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc with ABS (front/rear) 4-Wheel disc with ABS
Tires P205/55 R16 89V All-Season radials
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Heated, power-operated, body-colored outside mirrors
Remote entry system
16-inch aluminum alloy wheels
All-Season steel-belted radial tires
Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
Galvanized-steel body panels
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Body colored rockers
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Rear-window wiper and washer
Integrated rear glass antenna
Chrome exhaust outlet
Body-colored chin spoiler and lower side sills
Chip-resistant rocker panels
General Specifications (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway) 25/34
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.2 U.S. gallons (50.0 liters)
Recommended Fuel Unleaded 86 octane or higher
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter 4.4 U.S. quarts (4.2 liters)
Cooling System Capacity 7.1 U.S. quarts (6.7 liters)
Minimum Ground Clearance 5.7 in (146 mm)
Curb Weight 2809 lbs (1274 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear) 62/38
Head Room Front 37.8 in (960 mm)
Head Room Rear 34.1 in (866 mm)
Leg Room Front 43.1 in (1094 mm)
Leg Room Rear 29.2 in (742)
Hip Room Front 51.1 in (1297 mm)
Hip Room Rear 46.2 in (1174 mm)
Shoulder Room Front 52.6 in (1337 mm)
Shoulder Room Rear 51.3 in (1303 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume 81 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume 16.0 cu. ft.
Interior Accessories (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
CD Changer
CD Changer Magazine
All-Season Floor Mats, Black
All-Season Floor Mats, River Rock Grey
Aluminum Shift Knob 5MT
Aluminum Shift Knob 6MT (Type-S only)
Cassette Player
Trunk Tray
Luggage Net
Interior Trim
CD Changer Attachment
Interior Features (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Sport seat with cloth-trimmed interior
Perforated leather trim seats (standard on Type-S, option on base RSX)
Driver's seat adjustable lumbar support
Driver's seat-height adjustment
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
White-faced gauges with red illumination
Front center console with tray and dual beverage holder
Lighted front beverage holder area
50/50 split fold-down rear seat
Rear-seat center storage and tray
Three rear beverage holders
Center console front and rear power outlets
Driver's and front passenger's seatback pockets
Front passenger-side walk-in feature
Carpeted floor mats
12-volt power outlets (front and rear)
Removable cargo cover
Dual trip meters
Maintenance interval reminder
Illuminated power window switches and ignition switch
Integrated glass antennae
Titanium trim in front seat headrest opening
Textured titanium instrumental panel trim
Power moonroof with tilt and key-off operation
Acura Music System with AM/FM stereo, in dash CD player, 6 speakers and anti-theft feature
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Automatic Climate Control System with air-filtration system
Power windows, door locks and hatch lock
Driver's auto up/down window with auto reverse
Steering wheel-mounted cruise control
Front door storage pockets
Dual overhead map lights with welcome lighting system
Remote entry system
Safety Features (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Driver's and front passenger's dual-stage air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
Driver's and front passenger's side air bags with front passenger's Occupant Protection System
3-point seat belts with load limiters and pretensioners (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
5-mph bumpers (front/rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2 outboard rear positions)
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Multi-reflector halogen headlights
Rear-window defroster with timer
Front side-window defoggers
Side-impact door beams
Side-impact floor beam
Front side-window defoggers
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Safety glass
Nonprotruding switches and controls
Automatic transmission interlock features
Center high-mount brakelight
All-around visibility (289 degrees)
Warranties (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Vehicle - 4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty*
Outer Body Rust-through - 5 year/unlimited-mile limited warranty*
Accessories - 4 year/50,000-mile limited warranty**
No scheduled tune-ups required for 110,000 miles***
Exterior Accessories (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Moonroof Visor
Car Cover
Full Nose Mask
Wing Spoiler or Tailgate Spoiler
Front Under Body Spoiler
Side Under Body Spoiler
Rear Under Body Spoiler
16" Machine Finish 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels
Splash Guards
Fenderwell Trim
Wheel Locks
Engine Block Heater
Fog Lights
Color-Matched Door Edge Trim
Gold Emblem Kit
17" "Sparkle Silver" A-Spec Aluminum-Alloy Wheels
Engine (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum Alloy 16-Valve, DOHC, i-VTECTM™ Inline 4-cylinder
Displacement (liters) 2.0
Horsepower (SAE net) 160 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Torque 141 lbs-ft @ 4000 rpm
Redline 6800 rpm
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Fuel Injection PGM-FI Multi-Point Injection
Emissions LEV-II CARB
Transmission (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission:
  • 1st: 3.267
  • 2nd: 1.880
  • 3rd: 1.212
  • 4th: 0.921
  • 5th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.389
Chassis (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
Body Type Unit Body
Suspension Control-link MacPherson strut front/double-wishbone rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear) 25.4 mm tubular front/19.0 mm solid rear
Steering Type Variable Power-Assist Rack-and-Pinion
Turning Circle, curb to curb 38.1 ft
Wheels 16" x 6 1/2" JJ Alloy
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc with ABS (front/rear) 4-Wheel disc with ABS
Tires P205/55 R16 89V All-Season radials
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
Heated, power-operated, body-colored outside mirrors
Remote entry system
16-inch aluminum alloy wheels
All-Season steel-belted radial tires
Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
Galvanized-steel body panels
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Body colored rockers
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Rear-window wiper and washer
Integrated rear glass antenna
Chrome exhaust outlet
Body-colored chin spoiler and lower side sills
Chip-resistant rocker panels
General Specifications (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway) 25/34
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.2 U.S. gallons (50.0 liters)
Recommended Fuel Unleaded 86 octane or higher
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter 4.4 U.S. quarts (4.2 liters)
Cooling System Capacity 6.8 U.S. quarts (6.4 liters)
Minimum Ground Clearance 5.7 in (146 mm)
Curb Weight 2809 lbs (1274 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear) 62/38
Head Room Front 37.8 in (960 mm)
Head Room Rear 34.1 in (866 mm)
Leg Room Front 43.1 in (1094 mm)
Leg Room Rear 29.2 in (742)
Hip Room Front 51.1 in (1297 mm)
Hip Room Rear 46.2 in (1174 mm)
Shoulder Room Front 52.6 in (1337 mm)
Shoulder Room Rear 51.3 in (1303 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume 81 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume 16.0 cu. ft.
Interior Accessories (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
CD Changer
CD Changer Magazine
All-Season Floor Mats, Black
All-Season Floor Mats, River Rock Grey
Aluminum Shift Knob 5MT
Aluminum Shift Knob 6MT (Type-S only)
Cassette Player
Trunk Tray
Luggage Net
Interior Trim
CD Changer Attachment
Interior Features (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
Sport seat with cloth-trimmed interior
Perforated leather trim seats (standard on Type-S, option on base RSX)
Driver's seat adjustable lumbar support
Driver's seat-height adjustment
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
White-faced gauges with red illumination
Front center console with tray and dual beverage holder
Lighted front beverage holder area
50/50 split fold-down rear seat
Rear-seat center storage and tray
Three rear beverage holders
Center console front and rear power outlets
Driver's and front passenger's seatback pockets
Front passenger-side walk-in feature
Carpeted floor mats
12-volt power outlets (front and rear)
Removable cargo cover
Dual trip meters
Maintenance interval reminder
Illuminated power window switches and ignition switch
Integrated glass antennae
Titanium trim in front seat headrest opening
Textured titanium instrumental panel trim
Chrome trim ring around manual transmission shift boot
Power moonroof with tilt and key-off operation
Acura Music System with AM/FM stereo, in dash CD player, 6 speakers and anti-theft feature
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Automatic Climate Control System with air-filtration system
Power windows, door locks and hatch lock
Driver's auto up/down window with auto reverse
Steering wheel-mounted cruise control
Front door storage pockets
Dual overhead map lights with welcome lighting system
Remote entry system
Safety Features (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
Driver's and front passenger's dual-stage air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
Driver's and front passenger's side air bags with front passenger's Occupant Protection System
3-point seat belts with load limiters and pretensioners (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
5-mph bumpers (front/rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2 outboard rear positions)
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Multi-reflector halogen headlights
Rear-window defroster with timer
Front side-window defoggers
Side-impact door beams
Side-impact floor beam
Front side-window defoggers
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Safety glass
Nonprotruding switches and controls
Center high-mount brakelight
All-around visibility (289 degrees)
Warranties (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
Vehicle - 4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty*
Outer Body Rust-through - 5 year/unlimited-mile limited warranty*
Accessories - 4 year/50,000-mile limited warranty**
No scheduled tune-ups required for 110,000 miles***
Exterior Accessories (5 Speed Manual w/Leather)back to top
Moonroof Visor
Car Cover
Full Nose Mask
Wing Spoiler or Tailgate Spoiler
Front Under Body Spoiler
Side Under Body Spoiler
Rear Under Body Spoiler
16" Machine Finish 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels
Splash Guards
Fenderwell Trim
Wheel Locks
Engine Block Heater
Fog Lights
Color-Matched Door Edge Trim
Gold Emblem Kit
17" "Sparkle Silver" A-Spec Aluminum-Alloy Wheels
Engine (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum Alloy 16-Valve, DOHC, i-VTECTM™ Inline 4-cylinder
Displacement (liters) 2.0
Horsepower (SAE net) 160 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Torque 141 lbs-ft @ 4000 rpm
Redline 6800 rpm
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Fuel Injection PGM-FI Multi-Point Injection
Emissions LEV-II CARB
Transmission (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
5-Speed Automatic with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control:
  • 1st: 2.684
  • 2nd: 1.500
  • 3rd: 0.984
  • 4th: 0.733
  • 5th: 0.571
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.562
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
Body Type Unit Body
Suspension Control-link MacPherson strut front/double-wishbone rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear) 25.4 mm tubular front/19.0 mm solid rear
Steering Type Variable Power-Assist Rack-and-Pinion
Turning Circle, curb to curb 38.1 ft
Wheels 16" x 6 1/2" JJ Alloy
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc with ABS (front/rear) 4-Wheel disc with ABS
Tires P205/55 R16 89V All-Season radials
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
Heated, power-operated, body-colored outside mirrors
Remote entry system
16-inch aluminum alloy wheels
All-Season steel-belted radial tires
Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
Galvanized-steel body panels
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Body colored rockers
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Rear-window wiper and washer
Integrated rear glass antenna
Chrome exhaust outlet
Body-colored chin spoiler and lower side sills
Chip-resistant rocker panels
General Specifications (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway) 25/34
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.2 U.S. gallons (50.0 liters)
Recommended Fuel Unleaded 86 octane or higher
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter 4.4 U.S. quarts (4.2 liters)
Cooling System Capacity 7.1 U.S. quarts (6.7 liters)
Minimum Ground Clearance 5.7 in (146 mm)
Curb Weight 2809 lbs (1274 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear) 62/38
Head Room Front 37.8 in (960 mm)
Head Room Rear 34.1 in (866 mm)
Leg Room Front 43.1 in (1094 mm)
Leg Room Rear 29.2 in (742)
Hip Room Front 51.1 in (1297 mm)
Hip Room Rear 46.2 in (1174 mm)
Shoulder Room Front 52.6 in (1337 mm)
Shoulder Room Rear 51.3 in (1303 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume 81 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume 16.0 cu. ft.
Interior Accessories (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
CD Changer
CD Changer Magazine
All-Season Floor Mats, Black
All-Season Floor Mats, River Rock Grey
Aluminum Shift Knob 5MT
Aluminum Shift Knob 6MT (Type-S only)
Cassette Player
Trunk Tray
Luggage Net
Interior Trim
CD Changer Attachment
Interior Features (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
Sport seat with cloth-trimmed interior
Perforated leather trim seats (standard on Type-S, option on base RSX)
Driver's seat adjustable lumbar support
Driver's seat-height adjustment
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
White-faced gauges with red illumination
Front center console with tray and dual beverage holder
Lighted front beverage holder area
50/50 split fold-down rear seat
Rear-seat center storage and tray
Three rear beverage holders
Center console front and rear power outlets
Driver's and front passenger's seatback pockets
Front passenger-side walk-in feature
Carpeted floor mats
12-volt power outlets (front and rear)
Removable cargo cover
Dual trip meters
Maintenance interval reminder
Illuminated power window switches and ignition switch
Integrated glass antennae
Titanium trim in front seat headrest opening
Textured titanium instrumental panel trim
Power moonroof with tilt and key-off operation
Acura Music System with AM/FM stereo, in dash CD player, 6 speakers and anti-theft feature
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Automatic Climate Control System with air-filtration system
Power windows, door locks and hatch lock
Driver's auto up/down window with auto reverse
Steering wheel-mounted cruise control
Front door storage pockets
Dual overhead map lights with welcome lighting system
Remote entry system
Safety Features (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
Driver's and front passenger's dual-stage air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
Driver's and front passenger's side air bags with front passenger's Occupant Protection System
3-point seat belts with load limiters and pretensioners (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
5-mph bumpers (front/rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2 outboard rear positions)
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Multi-reflector halogen headlights
Rear-window defroster with timer
Front side-window defoggers
Side-impact door beams
Side-impact floor beam
Front side-window defoggers
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Safety glass
Nonprotruding switches and controls
Automatic transmission interlock features
Center high-mount brakelight
All-around visibility (289 degrees)
Warranties (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
Vehicle - 4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty*
Outer Body Rust-through - 5 year/unlimited-mile limited warranty*
Accessories - 4 year/50,000-mile limited warranty**
No scheduled tune-ups required for 110,000 miles***
Exterior Accessories (5 Speed Automatic w/Leather)back to top
Moonroof Visor
Car Cover
Full Nose Mask
Wing Spoiler or Tailgate Spoiler
Front Under Body Spoiler
Side Under Body Spoiler
Rear Under Body Spoiler
16" Machine Finish 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels
Splash Guards
Fenderwell Trim
Wheel Locks
Engine Block Heater
Fog Lights
Color-Matched Door Edge Trim
Gold Emblem Kit
17" "Sparkle Silver" A-Spec Aluminum-Alloy Wheels
Engine (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
Engine Type Aluminum Alloy 16-Valve, DOHC, i-VTECTM™ Inline 4-cylinder
Displacement (liters) 2.0
Horsepower (SAE net) 210 bhp @ 7800 rpm
Torque 143 lbs-ft @ 7000 rpm
Redline 8100 rpm
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Fuel Injection PGM-FI Multi-Point Injection
Emissions LEV-II CARB
Transmission (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
Close-ratio 6-Speed Manual Transmission:
  • 1st: 3.267
  • 2nd: 2.130
  • 3rd: 1.517
  • 4th: 1.147
  • 5th: 0.921
  • 6th: 0.738
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
Chassis (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
Body Type Unit Body
Suspension Control-link MacPherson strut front/double-wishbone rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear) 26.5 mm tubular front/21.0 mm solid rear
Steering Type Variable Power-Assist Rack-and-Pinion
Turning Circle, curb to curb 38.1 ft
Wheels 17" x 7" aluminum alloy
Brakes: 4-Wheel Disc with ABS (front/rear) 4-Wheel disc with ABS
Tires P215/45R17 87V
Exterior Features (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
Heated, power-operated, body-colored outside mirrors
Remote entry system
Exclusive 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels
All-Season steel-belted radial tires
Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
Galvanized-steel body panels
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Body colored tailgate spoiler
Body colored rockers
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Rear-window wiper and washer
Integrated rear glass antenna
Billet-style exhaust outlet
Sport-tuned suspension
Body-colored chin spoiler and lower side sills
Chip-resistant rocker panels
General Specifications (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.2 U.S. gallons (50.0 liters)
Recommended Fuel Premium unleaded 91 octane or higher
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter 5.0 U.S. quarts (4.7 liters)
Cooling System Capacity 6.8 U.S. quarts (6.4 liters) (MT Only)
Minimum Ground Clearance 5.4 in (137 mm)
Curb Weight 2840 lbs (1288 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear) 61/39
Head Room Front 37.8 in (960 mm)
Head Room Rear 34.1 in (866 mm)
Leg Room Front 43.1 in (1094 mm)
Leg Room Rear 29.2 in (742)
Hip Room Front 51.1 in (1297 mm)
Hip Room Rear 46.2 in (1174 mm)
Shoulder Room Front 52.6 in (1337 mm)
Shoulder Room Rear 51.3 in (1303 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume 81 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume 16.0 cu. ft.
Interior Accessories (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
All-Season Floor Mats, Black
All-Season Floor Mats, River Rock Grey
Aluminum Shift Knob 5MT
Aluminum Shift Knob 6MT (Type-S only)
Cassette Player
Trunk Tray
Luggage Net
Interior Trim
Interior Features (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
Perforated leather trim seats (standard on Type-S, option on base RSX)
Driver's seat adjustable lumbar support
Driver's seat-height adjustment
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Titanium finished gearshift knob
White-faced gauges with red illumination
Front center console with tray and dual beverage holder
Lighted front beverage holder area
50/50 split fold-down rear seat
Rear-seat center storage and tray
Three rear beverage holders
Center console front and rear power outlets
Driver's and front passenger's seatback pockets
Front passenger-side walk-in feature
Carpeted floor mats
12-volt power outlets (front and rear)
Removable cargo cover
Dual trip meters
Maintenance interval reminder
Illuminated power window switches and ignition switch
Integrated glass antennae
Titanium trim in front seat headrest opening
Textured titanium instrumental panel trim
Chrome trim ring around manual transmission shift boot
Power moonroof with tilt and key-off operation
Acura/Bose® Music System with AM/FM stereo cassette, 6-disc in-dash CD changer, 7 speakers including RichbassTM woofer and anti-theft feature
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Automatic Climate Control System with air-filtration system
Power windows, door locks and hatch lock
Driver's auto up/down window with auto reverse
Steering wheel-mounted cruise control
Front door storage pockets
Dual overhead map lights with welcome lighting system
Remote entry system
Safety Features (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
Driver's and front passenger's dual-stage air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
Driver's and front passenger's side air bags with front passenger's Occupant Protection System
3-point seat belts with load limiters and pretensioners (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
5-mph bumpers (front/rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (2 outboard rear positions)
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Multi-reflector halogen headlights
Rear-window defroster with timer
Front side-window defoggers
Side-impact door beams
Side-impact floor beam
Front side-window defoggers
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Safety glass
Nonprotruding switches and controls
Center high-mount brakelight
All-around visibility (289 degrees)
Warranties (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
Vehicle - 4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty*
Outer Body Rust-through - 5 year/unlimited-mile limited warranty*
Accessories - 4 year/50,000-mile limited warranty**
No scheduled tune-ups required for 110,000 miles***
Exterior Accessories (6 Speed Manual Type-S)back to top
Moonroof Visor
Car Cover
Full Nose Mask
Wing Spoiler or Tailgate Spoiler
Front Under Body Spoiler
Side Under Body Spoiler
Rear Under Body Spoiler
16" Machine Finish 7-Spoke Alloy Wheels
Splash Guards
Fenderwell Trim
Wheel Locks
Engine Block Heater
Fog Lights
Color-Matched Door Edge Trim
Gold Emblem Kit
Gold 'Type-S' Emblem (Type-S only)
17" "Sparkle Silver" A-Spec Aluminum-Alloy Wheels