I second that. I test drove an RSX when I was looking to buy a car. Needless to say, I bought the 3. The interior is dull, and the car itself is just a fancy civic. For north of 20k, you might as well get a loaded 3 with Navi and Xenons.
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i like acura, i really wanted one over my 3, but the insurance would cost 330 dollars a month. i didnt feel like spending all of my earnings on the acura... need some spending money.
I heart Acura RSX's... i want a Type-S with a Type-R wing, and a lip kit or buddy club kit, lowered, cybernationmotorsports turbo kit~~~
But a 3 and an Type-S 0-60mph time is close i believe.
no, not close. The base rsx and the 3 are close. As for the interior, I like the rsx's but it's very hard to find a HU that fits and looks nice.
Steering wheel audio controls
Center armrest with storage
More adjustments for driver's seat
More convenient cup holder location
Also, the RSX had a much stiffer suspension, but with crappy stock tires it couldn't take advantage of it. The 3 corners much better. The RSX 2.0L engine is much nicer & refined than the 3's 2.3L, quite a bit faster too. Get it up to 6k RPM and it really moves! RSX also got better gas mileage. But overall, the 3 is easier to drive since it handles a lot better, much more control.
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