Used Car of the Day: 2012 Acura TSX Sport Wagon

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey

Yes, it's another wagon. We're automotive journalists. Of course, we're going to fall for a wagon just about every time.

Especially if it's even remotely sporty.


This 2012 Acura TSX Sport Wagon has an automatic transmission and just 73,000 miles on the clock. It's claimed to be in good condition and hasn't been in an accident. The seller says the only problems are normal wear and tear.

Features include heated seats, all-weather floor mats, and a sunroof.

Give this Texas-based car a look here.

[Images: Seller]

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Tim Healey
Tim Healey

Tim Healey grew up around the auto-parts business and has always had a love for cars — his parents joke his first word was “‘Vette”. Despite this, he wanted to pursue a career in sports writing but he ended up falling semi-accidentally into the automotive-journalism industry, first at Consumer Guide Automotive and later at Web2Carz.com. He also worked as an industry analyst at Mintel Group and freelanced for About.com, CarFax, Vehix.com, High Gear Media, Torque News, FutureCar.com, Cars.com, among others, and of course Vertical Scope sites such as AutoGuide.com, Off-Road.com, and HybridCars.com. He’s an urbanite and as such, doesn’t need a daily driver, but if he had one, it would be compact, sporty, and have a manual transmission.

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  • 2ACL 2ACL on Apr 15, 2023

    As 28-Cars has pointed out, the Honda tax is strong with this one. I like it in concept better than a crossover (came close to buying one several times) but couldn't submit to the K24/5AT combination knowing how much more flexible (and enjoyable) the K24/6MT is.


    I wouldn't scoff at someone who bought this. It's good. Just not Honda tax good.

  • VoGhost VoGhost on Apr 16, 2023

    For $18K you could get a lovely e91 of the same vintage in great shape, with a stick and RWD-biased AWD.

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