Throughout the years, the Acura Integra developed a large following; some consumers were interested in a basic commuter car while others appreciated the solid base paired with performance parts. In short, the 1999 model satisfied all. It actually uses knowledge from Formula 1 racing to innovate some of its technologies. Most importantly, it finally proved that Japanese automakers can compete with luxury cars in the United States as it provides an inexpensive and reliable alternative to European luxury brands. It features competent handling, as well as a powerful base engine with impressive horsepower and torque. Ultimately, It's quick and comfortable with excellent build quality.
Body Style: sedan, hatchback
Engine: 1.6-liter four-cylinder, 1.8-liter four-cylinder
Transmission: five-speed manual, four-speed automatic
Models: Acura Integra LS, Acura Integra GS, Acura Integra GS-R
The 1999 Acura Integra decided to get rid of the entry-level RS trim. The LS has leather accents and 15-inch wheels, and the sporty GS-R now comes with leather seats. The Type-R will return in limited numbers later in the year.
The 1999 Acura Integra’s exterior measurements are 67.3 inches wide, 53.9 inches tall, and 178.1 inches long. Its ground clearance is 5.9 inches, and its wheel base is 103.1 inches. It also has a curb weight of 2703 pounds and comes in two different body styles: a four-door sedan or a two-door hatchback. It features 15-inch alloy wheels.
The 1999 Acura Integra has a relatively roomy interior featuring a rear hip room of 49.9 inches, a rear head room of 36 inches, a rear leg room of 32.7 inches, and a rear shoulder room of 40.3 inches. Its standard features include bucket seats, cloth upholstery, a center console, tinted glass, air-conditioning, and a leather shift knob as well as steering wheel trim. Some other features include a power moon roof, rear window defroster, power windows, door locks, and exterior mirrors, an AM/FM/CD audio system, a tilt steering wheel, and remote trunk release.
Performance & Handling
The 1999 Acura Integra gets a gas-based engine in the base model. Its four-cylinder engine has 140 horsepower at 6300 rpm. Its torque is 124 lb-ft at 5200 rpm, and its turning radius is 35.4 feet. It comes with a five-speed manual transmission, power brakes, and power steering, as well as cruise control.
The 1999 Acura Integra features four-wheel ABS. In the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration crash tests, it receives four out of five stars in the driver front impact and three stars on the passenger front impact.
EPA Fuel Economy
Acura Integra LS: 22/28 mpg city/highway
- Great performance
- Affordable price
You Won't Like
- Cramped rear seat
- Dated appearance
Track performance at an entry-level price.
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