What makes an Acura RSX a Type S?

The Type S The RSX Type S is everything we like about the base model with more power and sleeker styling. The K20 engine is tuned to make 200 horsepower and only ever came with a six-speed manual gearbox. Bigger breaks and sports-tuned suspension were added to make the Type S more agile in corners.

Will RSX exhaust fit type S base?

Registered. Yes, a Type-S header AND Type-S exhaust will fit on your base.

What motor is RSX base?

2.0-liter four-cylinder engine
The base RSX ($19,975) is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 160 horsepower. It comes with a five-speed manual transmission, or optional five-speed automatic with SportShift ($20,875).

How reliable is the Acura RSX Type S?

Like most Acura vehicles, the RSX boasts a high level of refinement as well as a reputation for above-average reliability, competitive pricing and strong resale value. In road tests, our editors found the RSX’s main performance strengths to be nimble handling and responsive steering.

How many miles can a RSX Type-S last?

The Acura RSX is a vehicle that is known for reliability. Many owners of this vehicle have been able to drive their vehicle passed the 200,000 mile mark without needing any major work done on the vehicle such as having the engine or transmission rebuilt.

Are Acura RSX expensive to maintain?

Acura RSX Repair: Service and Maintenance Cost. The annual maintenance cost of an Acura RSX is $367. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Where can I buy genuine Acura RSX parts?

Due to manufacturer supply shortage we are experiencing more backorders. To keep your Acura RSX at peak performance, you need genuine Acura parts from Acura Parts Warehouse. For decades, we have been the leading online Acura parts store.

How much does a 2003 Acura RSX weigh?

2003 Acura RSX Change Vehicle. Curb Weight. Manual: 2694 lbs (1222 kg), Automatic: 2771 lbs (1257 kg); Type-S: 2767 lbs (1255 kg) Weight Distribution (% front/rear)

What causes a transmission failure on an Acura RSX?

Transmission failure on Acura RSX normally shows as clutch chatter or slipping clutch. This problem mostly is caused by a broken clutch disc and flywheel. As for braking problem, if you find your RSX brakes become noisy and the brake pedal is pulsating as well as poorly responded brakes, then you had better to replace the brake pad set.

Where to buy the best RSX performance parts?

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