2005 Acura RSX Specifications

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RSX

RSX TYPE-S

Engine Type

16-valve, DOHC, 2.0-liter, i-VTEC 4-cylinder

Horsepower, SAE Net

160 hp @ 6500 rpm

210 hp @ 7800 rpm

Torque, SAE Net

141 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm

143 lb.-ft. @ 7000 rpm

Redline

6800 rpm

8100 rpm

Bore & Stroke

3.39 in. x 3.39 in. (86 mm x 86 mm)

Displacement

122.1 cu. in. (1998 cc)

Compression Ratio

9.8:1

11.0:1

Induction System

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)

Valvetrain

i-VTEC intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTC), DOHC, 4-valves-per-cylinder, chain-driven camshafts and variable timing control

Engine Block

Aluminum alloy with cast-in iron liners

Cylinder Head

Aluminum alloy with 4 valves-per-cylinder pent-roof combustion chambers

Emission Control

LEV-2 (Low Emissions Vehicle-II) emissions control

Ignition System

Direct ignition system

Alternator

110-amp max

Battery

12V, maintenance-free

Recommended Fuel

Unleaded

Premium Unleaded

Layout

Transverse-mounted, front engine, front-wheel drive

Transmission

5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control

6-speed manual

Ratios (:1)
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Reverse
Final
.

Manual / Automatic
3.267 / 2.684
1.880 / 1.500
1.212 / 0.984
0.921 / 0.733
0.738 / 0.571
3.583 / 2.000
4.389 / 4.562
.

Ratios (:1) Manual
1st 3.267
2nd 2.130
3rd 1.517
4th 1.147
5th 0.921
6th 0.738
Reverse 3.583
Final 4.765

CHASSIS

RSX

RSX TYPE-S

Body Type

Steel unit body

Front Suspension

Fully independent Control-Link MacPherson strut

Rear Suspension

Fully independent compact double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Shock Absorbers

Progressive-valve gas-pressurized

Stabilizer Bars Front

1 inch x .12 inch wall thickness
(25.4 mm) x (3.0 mm)

1.04 inch x .14 wall thickness
(26.5 mm) x (3.5 mm)

Rear

.75 in. (19 mm)

.83 inch (21 mm)

Steering Type

Variable, speed sensitive rack-and-pinion power steering

Steering Ratio

14.9:1

Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock)

2.59

Turning Circle (curb to curb)

38.1ft. (11.6 m)

Wheels

16 x 6 _ JJ 5-spoke cast alloy wheels

17 x 7 JJ 5-spoke
cast alloy wheels cast alloy wheels

Tires

P205/55R16 Michelin MXM 4 all-season high-performance

P215/45R17 Michelin 4 all-season high-performance

Braking System

Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS

Front Discs

Ventilated, 10.3 in. (262 mm) diameter; .82 in. (21 mm) rotor thickness

Ventilated, 11.8 in. (300 mm) diameter; .98 in. (25mm) rotor thickness

Rear Discs

Solid, 10.2 in. (260 mm) diameter; .35 in (9 mm) rotor thickness

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

3-channel system with four wheel sensors

CAPACITIES

RSX

RSX TYPE-S

Crankcase

4.2 US qt. (4.0 L)

4.7 U.S. qt. (4.5 L)

Cooling System

M/T 5.6 US qt. (5.3 L)
A/T 5.9 US qt. (5.6 L)

5.6 US qt. (5.3 L)

Fuel Tank

13.2 US gal. (50 L)

Volumes
Passenger

81.2 cu. ft.

Cargo

16.0 cu. ft.

Total

97.0 cu. ft.

FUEL ECONOMY

RSX

RSX TYPE-S

EPA Fuel Mileage&endash;City / Highway

M/T 27 / 34
A/T 25 / 34

23 / 31

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

RSX

RSX TYPE-S

Wheelbase

101.2 in. (2570 mm)

Track, front

58.5 in. (1487 mm)

Track, rear

58.5 in (1486 mm)

Overall Length

172.4 in. (4379.5 mm)

Overall Width

67.9 in. (1723.9 mm)

Overall Height

54.9 in. (1393.6 mm)

Minimum Ground Clearance

6.0 in. (145.6 mm)

5.9 in. (137 mm)

Curb Weight

M/T 2734 lbs. (1240 kg)
A/T 2809 lbs. (1274 kg)

2840 lbs. (1288 kg)

Weight Distribution
(% front / rear)

5-speed
Manual Transmission
64/36
Automatic Transmission
60/40

6-speed
Manual Transmission
63/37

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

RSX

RSX TYPE-S

Front

Head Room 37.8 in. (960 mm)

Leg Room 43.1 in. (1094 mm)

Hip Room 51.1 in. (1297 mm)

Shoulder Room 52.6 in. (1337 mm)

Rear

Head Room 34.1 in. (866 mm)

Leg Room 29.2 in. (742 mm)

Hip Room 46.2 in. (1174 mm)

Shoulder Room 51.3 in. (1303 mm)

WARRANTIES

RSX

RSX TYPE-S

Vehicle

4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty

Outer Body Rust-Through

5-year / unlimited-mile limited warranty

Acura Total Luxury Care (TLC) with roadside assistance

4-year / 50,000-mile

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