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Old 16 Jan 2013, 01:46 am
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Default Honda civic si or Acura rsx type s?

I'm not too sure what I should do. I have a 2000 Honda Civic Si, still in mint condition, but its mileage is pretty high at around 174k. I want something with lower mileage and a little faster from stock so I'm thinking about getting a 2006 Acura RSX type s.































Can you guys give me your opinion and maybe a little engine comparison .















(I'm only 19 so I don't have much money for turbos, superchargers, etc...well at least not yet)































Reasons I DON'T want to sell my Si:















1. Something rare (at least in Ga)















2. 6th generation civic are very popular within its own community















3. Better looking than the RSX, my opinion































Reasons I WANT to sell my Si:















1. High mileage















2. RSX type s are faster from stock















3. Not bad looking just not as good































Oh and I've been looking at s2000's too, but I'm putting those aside for now because they cost a little more. But if you guys consider than maybe.































Thanks, I just want to know your guys thoughts
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Old 16 Jan 2013, 02:01 am
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keep the civic si. Their lighter and easier to upgrade when you do get the money. The acura rsx is a good car but heavier and even tho its a honda under the hood, they cost a bit more and take a bit more knowledge to upgrade. In conclusion, KEEP THE CIVIC!!!
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Old 16 Jan 2013, 02:20 am
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I really think that you will be happy with the RSX. Especially when it comes to an upgrade in performance. A manual Base model RSX will hang dead even with a 6th gen Si. I know this for a fact because I am a base model owner, and one of my good friends has a 6th gen Si (not sure exactly what year). He gets me right off the line sometimes with a good launch, but after that we are always neck and neck. The type s is a much bigger upgrade from the base than you would think. 40 hp does not sound like that much of a difference, but when you see a base run next to a type s it is a night and day difference.































The RSX is a pretty nice looking car as well with the right suspension set up, rims, and a good oem type r or aspec lip kit. I really think that you will be happy with an RSX. Good luck car shopping!
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