Used Car of the Day: 2004 Acura RSX Type S

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey

used car of the day 2004 acura rsx type s

We're back after a break for the 2023 Los Angeles Show coverage. Today we bring you a 2004 Acura RSX Type S.

Yeah, I know, we use the RSX a lot for this feature. That's because inexpensive compact sports cars with three pedals tend to tickle my fancy and I do most of the picking for this segment.

If you don't like it, you don't have to read further.

For the rest of you, this one is on sale for $5,000 and has 210,000 miles on the clock. It looks mostly clean in the pics, however, one picture show some serious fender rust.

I also see seat tears and the seller admits to more rust around the spoiler and paint chips on the hood.

The seller is the sole owner has added a Mugen sports suspension and an upgraded rear sway bar. The seller added an aftermarket stereo in order to get Bluetooth and has another set of wheels available.

If you, like me, would love to come into possession of a manual-transmission RSX, this one is available in Boston.

[Images: The Seller]

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  • Djgreenlava Djgreenlava 4 days ago

    It’s typical for Acuras to have tears in the leather. I’m not sure if it’s the owners or the quality. The Mugen suspension is made by Showa and is rebuildable so that’s a nice bonus.

  • Dukeisduke Dukeisduke 2 days ago

    Such a shame - this might be worth $5k if it weren't a rustbucket from Massachusetts.

  • RICK Lou, not sure about panthers and Cougars , BUT at 76,I now consider myself a vintage Rolls Canardly. I roll down one hill and Canardly get up the next! Wishing you a Very Happy, Merry HanaKwanzaMas. 🎅🎄
  • Lou_BC The dealbreaker for me is the $80k starting price in Canada.
  • Zipper69 The Grenadier was designed ground up to be a "better Land Rover" and by most press accounts comes close.What little we know about the Quartermaster it's clear that it's intended for serious off road work without additional aftermarket fettling needed.The price is clearly a barrier, but IF it's the real deal, it will have a slot in the market.
  • Michael Charging more for less. Hmmmm
  • FreedMike Meanwhile, over at Nissan, you can get a perfectly nice, well equipped Frontier four-door that has a V-6, 4wd, and is capable of all the "truck stuff" you could ever want for $36,000. And unlike the "pay over sticker or go f**k yourself" nonsense you get at the Toyota place, the Nissan store will probably happily make you a nice deal.