The 2001 Acura Integra looks almost identical to previous models, which means that it provides an extremely reliable vehicle with plenty of options. This car offers extremely low maintenance. This marks the last year for the hatchback coupe and sedan options. The Integra Type R gets extra power under the hood, a specially designed exhaust system, and other features. Fuel economy makes this luxury brand by Honda a good buy compared to other luxury vehicles. Overall, the 2001 Acura Integra retains the reliability, resale value, and great design of earlier models.
Body Styles: hatchback, sedan
Engines: 1.8-liter four-cylinder
Transmissions: five-speed manual, four-speed automatic
Models: Acura Integra LS, Acura Integra GS, Acura Integra GS-R, Acura Integra Type R
Before 2002, Acura does not update the design on the Integra. The 2001 Acura Integra shows a few updates with additional color options, the reintroduction of the Type R option after being unavailable in 2000, and an emergency trunk release added to the cargo area for additional safety. Additionally, Acura adds carpeted floor mats.
Available as a hatchback, sedan, or sportier Type R model, the 2001 Acura Integra offers a sleek design, compact size, and relative durability. It comes standard with a moonroof that opens on the outside. Other exterior features include tinted glass, heat reflective glass, and body-side molding.
The 2001 Acura Integra comes with all the standard interior features, including air-conditioning, anti-theft protection, ashtrays, the manufacturer's audio system with six speakers, an automatic drive indicator on the dashboard, and plenty of cargo space. The dashboard and floor console both provide extra storage boxes. Both front seats have door pockets as well. The Acura Integra features bucket seats with three-point reel front seat belts and powered windows and locks.
Performance & Handling
The Integra contains a 140-hp, 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine in the LS and GS models and a 170-hp, 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine in the GS-R model. The LS and GS use either a four-speed automatic or a five-speed manual transmission, but the GS-R only offers the five-speed manual. The Acura Integra GS-R comes specially designed for higher performance, and it includes a specialty air intake and high-flow exhaust system. All models feature excellent handling, smooth driving, and incredible value for a front-drive vehicle. The small engine allows for great gas mileage without sacrificing too much power.
The 2001 Acura Integra comes standard with driver and passenger airbags. Other safety features include child seat anchors, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, front headrests, and an engine immobilizer. For 2000, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the Acura Integra three out of five stars for passenger crash tests and four out of five stars for driver crash tests.
EPA Fuel Economy
Acura Integra LS: 22/28 mpg city/highway
Acura Integra GS: 22/28 mpg city/highway
Acura Integra GS-R: 22/28 mpg city/highway
Acura Integra Type R: 22/28 mpg city/highway
- Fuel economy
- Resale value
- Sedan option
You Won't Like
- Dated design
- Road noise
- Small engine
Designed with Japanese precision.
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