I've got an '06 TSX and the leather still looks fine. There are some
people here who say that you shouldn't do anything to the leather. My
thoughts are that the Acura dealer sells leather cleaner, so if you use
the proper product, it sure can't hurt it.
As far as cold is concerned, all TSXes have heated front seats. In the
winter, when the car is in the garage overnight, the seats aren't cold.
After sitting out in the cold for 9 hours at work, the heated seats are
Comparing a TSX to a Civic, the Civic is a great car, but the Civic and
TSX are aimed at different markets. The TSX has many more standard
features that aren't even available on the Civic and unless you get the
Civic Si, the TSX really out performs the Civic.
The Civic is a people mover while the TSX is more entry-level luxury.
Remember, outside of North America, the TSX is sold as an Accord. I'd
love to see the V6 from the U.S. Accord available in the TSX, but then
it might get too close to the TL in performance, so that's not likely
I also agree with the poster who said to get a left-over '07 TSX since
there are no differences between it and an '08.