First Dyno Runs Of 2023 Acura Integra Reveal A Little More Power Than Advertised
Now that the new Acura Integra has been making its way out into the public, people have been getting curious as to what the car’s power is like. To find out, AHC Garage decided to put their Integra A-Spec Tech Package (the only Integra trim offered with a manual) on the dyno to see the numbers for themselves.
Acura advertises this car’s 1.5-liter turbo inline-four as making 200 hp (203 PS / 149 kW) and 192 lb-ft (260 Nm) of torque, the same as the new Honda Civic Si, which makes sense given that the two cars share a platform. But since the Civic was shown to make more power than advertised, it begs the question of whether the Integra does as well, especially since Acura claims they gave the car different engine tuning to differentiate it more from the Honda.
The first dyno run yielded 183 hp (186 PS / 136 kW) and 198 lb-ft (268 Nm) of torque, but they realized the setup wasn’t configured correctly, so they decided to repeat the test two more times. The first of those two runs saw the Integra put out 197 hp (200 PS / 147 kW) and 200 lb-ft (271 Nm) of toque, while the second one showed 196 hp (199 PS / 146 kW) and 195 lb-ft (264 Nm) of torque at the wheels. Averaging the two together, that’s about 196.5 hp (199.2 PS / 146.5 kW) and 197.5 lb-ft (267.8 Nm) of torque.
This is in line with independent dyno runs of the Civic Si, which showed around 200 hp (203 PS / 149 kW) and 210 lb-ft (285 Nm) of torque at the wheels when factoring in a 10 percent drivetrain loss. Granted, that shows the Civic coming in a little bit higher than the Integra, but it’s worth noting that every dyno is going to have its own margin of error, so different ones might put out slightly different readings. That being said, the numbers are consistent enough to assume that both the Integra and the Civic Si are putting out about as much power to the wheels as Acura/Honda advertises at the crank.