What kind of engine does Acura EL have?

What kind of engine does Acura EL have?

The 1.7 in the name referred to the engine’s displacement in litres; while all 2001-2005 Civics used 1.7-litre motors, the one bolted into the EL was the same version that powered the Civic Si (127 hp/114 lb-ft) coupe and sedan (as distinct from the Si-R hatch, which used a 2.0-litre engine).

What kind of car is the 2001 Acura EL?

The 2001 Acura 1.7EL was the second generation of the entry-level model in Honda’s upscale brand’s line-up.

When did the Acura EL come out in Canada?

As Canadians, we’re unique: we eat beaver tails, we put images of wild animals on our coins and we all live in igloos (well, according to some Americans, at least). Honda’s Acura division gave us another reason starting in 1997 – one that actually makes some of our neighbours south of the border a little jealous.

Is the Acura EL considered a reliable car?

U.S.-based Consumer Reports doesn’t have reliability stats on the Canada-only EL, but even a quick glance at the magazine’s opinion of the 2001-and-up Civic tells you what you probably already suspected.

What kind of engine does an Acura EL have?

The EL was completely redesigned for the 2001 model year and was then based on the seventh-generation Civic. Besides the slightly more powerful and torquier VTEC -equipped 1.7 L 4-cylinder SOHC engine with 127 hp (95 kW), headlight and taillight designs and available leather interior trimmings set it apart from the Civic.

When did the Acura EL stop being made?

The Acura EL was replaced for the 2006 model year by the Acura CSX which, like the EL, was available only in Canada.

What kind of brakes does an Acura EL have?

All second generation EL models came with ABS anti-lock braking, but in 2003 an electronic brakeforce distribution system was made standard. For 2003 and 2004, a special dealer-installed ‘aero package’ was made available for both trims levels adding unique front and rear lips, side stills and a rear spoiler.

When did the second generation Acura EL come out?

The second-generation was available in touring and premium trim levels. The latter added leather seats, heated front seats and a power sunroof. Automatic climate control was added for the premium trim in 2003, and for the touring trim as well in 2004.