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Hello everyone i am new to tsxclub.com but i have been an avid member of Club RSX for almost a year now. I have been saving for an artic blue RSX type S ever since they came out (mid 2001) an now as i am closing in on the magic amount of 23k i am starting to have doubts on if i should wait a couple of more months for an artic blue TSX or go ahead and get my first love, an rsx. I would like to hear some member feedback from those who considered an RSX but went with the TSX.
 

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Welcome to the site :wavey:

I never looked into an RSX, but if you want a luxurious interior feel and room, definately get the TSX.

Have you driven both?
 

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Welcome to the club.:wavey:

I own a Arctic Blue TSX and I love it. I say go for a TSX because its more practical than an RSX. You get the best of both worlds with the TSX.....fun to drive and sporty. Also, glad you like Arctic Blue color.:)
 

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Hello, and welcome to the Club Buckeye :wavey:
I looked at the RSX before I bought my TSX, and for me the decision was easy after I drove each of them.
The things I like better about the TSX are the double wishbone suspension (vs. Macpherson Struts), 2.4 liter (vs. the 2.0), the rear seats, and the navigational system.
I really like the RSX, and would like it even more if the RSX-R were available in the States, but at the end of the day the TSX gets my money. :D
Happy shopping, and be sure and let us know how it goes :thumbsup:
 

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Hey guys thanks for the quick replies! after browsing the fourms here at Club TSX i have noticed a different feel and attitude here, much opposite than the folks over at Club RSX who like to flame newbs every chance they get :thumbsdow... anyways yeah, the TSX is way more practical and no i havent driven the TSX yet but i plan on it in the next few weeks... keep up the good work, and keep making new guys like me feel welocme :)
 

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Hey guys thanks for the quick replies! after browsing the fourms here at Club TSX i have noticed a different feel and attitude here, much opposite than the folks over at Club RSX who like to flame newbs every chance they get :thumbsdow... anyways yeah, the TSX is way more practical and no i havent driven the TSX yet but i plan on it in the next few weeks... keep up the good work, and keep making new guys like me feel welocme :)
We always like to welcome new people like yourself. After all, this is a car community where we help each other out in anyway we can. Definately test drive the car and get your own experience on how it feels/handles and let us know how it goes. :thumbsup:
 

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Buckeye34 said:
Hey guys thanks for the quick replies! after browsing the fourms here at Club TSX i have noticed a different feel and attitude here, much opposite than the folks over at Club RSX who like to flame newbs every chance they get :thumbsdow... anyways yeah, the TSX is way more practical and no i havent driven the TSX yet but i plan on it in the next few weeks... keep up the good work, and keep making new guys like me feel welocme :)
Welcome and remember, we never flame newbs, only people who buy the wrong car... :rolleyes:
 

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i have one quick question before i test drive, how does the dual climate control work? is it a good feature?
 

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i have one quick question before i test drive, how does the dual climate control work? is it a good feature?
I hope I'm answering this correctly..

Theres two ways you can activate the dual climate control....there's a button that says dual and the green light on the button turns on... or you can just adjust the temp on the passenger side and the green light on the dual button will turn on. And you'll see that the temp for the pass side will be different. I think it's a pretty good feature if your passengers want a different temp for you. My previous car had it and was used extensively (oldsmobile intrigue). That's how the non-navi TSX works...
 

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Buckeye34 said:
i have one quick question before i test drive, how does the dual climate control work? is it a good feature?
Pretty much what TSX 'R' US said.

It works well but I must admit the whole climate control feature is a little overrated. (Not just with the TSX but with all cars with CC).

It gives you some control over the temperature of the air coming out of the vents. But even after running CC after a while, I don't think the cabin temperature matches (nor do I think it was ever intended to match) the actual temperature displayed on the top dash display.

I just set CC at the same temperature (69 degrees) on both sides.
 

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Remember, the RSX is a two-door coupe, while the TSX is a four-door sedan. The TSX is bigger, heavier and more expensive than the RSX. The RSX Type-S is quicker than the TSX and gets better gas mileage. The RSX is a hatchback, while the TSX has a trunk, but the rear seats can be folded down. The TSX, on the other hand, has more standard/optional features than the RSX has/offers. In addition, the bigger displacement engine in the TSX gives it more torque at lower RPMs.

I guess it would depend on what kind of car you're looking for. In my mind, the RSX is for those people who would also be interested in a Celica, while TSX shoppers would be interested in a 325i.

Definitely check both out at the dealership.
 

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Welcome !

Welcome to the site, and no we don't flame newbies here much at all ;) I would go with the TSX, it is a more practical car and a little more stylish I think anyway. The various models differ going from country to country, the TSX here in Australia is called the Accord Euro but is essentially the same car with different badges (and the steering wheel on the other side!).

I was at one stage looking at buying a Honda Integra shown here:

http://www.honda.com.au/integra/ http://www.honda.com.au/integra/integra+luxury/index.htm

I would really have like the type R:

http://www.honda.com.au/integra/integra+type+r/index.htm

The Integra is a beautifull car and turns heads everywhere, and it became a tossup between the Integra and the Accord Euro (TSX) . What swayed me towards the Euro is the practicallity, the Integra while sporty and smart is only 2 doors and has less space than the Euro, and I need the car to be usefull under normal situations like doing the groceries, going away for the weekend etc. Also the Euro isn't without its charm either, it has plenty of grunt, looks fantastic and is rather sporty itself !

When it came down to it the Euro won hands down, of course a little 2 door sports car is always nice but you have gotta look at the big picture :)
 
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