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The Acura RSX receives many upgrades for 2005, and while no one change is particularly significant, together they add up...

2005 Acura RSX Model Comparison

Base Coupe

General Pricing

Resale Value $21,175.00 $89,000.00 $49,100.00
Destination $570.00 $615.00 $615.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.0L I4 3.0L V6 3.5L V6
Horsepower 160 @ 6500 RPM 252 @ 6600 RPM 300 @ 6200 RPM
Torque 141 @ 4000 RPM 210 @ 5300 RPM 260 @ 5000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 1998 2977 3471
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.4 3.5 X 3.1 3.5 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.8:1 10.2:1 11.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 25 17 N/A
Highway (mpg) 34 24 N/A

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2808.7 3196.7 3983.8
Wheelbase (in.) 101.2 99.6 110.2
Length (in.) 172.4 174.2 193.6
Width (in.) 67.9 71.3 72.7
Height (in.) 54.9 46.1 57.1
Track Front (in.) 58.5 59.5 62.0
Track Rear (in.) 58.5 60.7 62.4
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 2 5
Front Headroom (in.) 37.8 36.3 38.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 34.1 N/A 37.2
Front Legroom (in.) 43.1 44.3 42.4
Rear Legroom (in.) 29.2 N/A 36.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 52.6 52.5 58.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 51.3 N/A 56.1
Front Hip Room (in.) 51.1 53.8 55.1
Rear Hip Room (in.) 46.2 N/A 54.0

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 81.0 48.9 99.1

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone wishbone multi-link
Tires 205/55R16 215/40R17 245/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM satellite
Cassette Player N/A Yes N/A
CD Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A Yes Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A Std.

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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