With all the talk about cupholders, let’s take a moment to remember how awful the 3rd gen Acura Integra’s were. See that air freshener? That was the largest can you could fit in there. Honda designed these for small-size drinks and not the big honkin’ American size monstrosities.

Want to fit a large drink in there? Sure! Just don’t expect to use the ashtray, cigarette lighter, or the stereo. Better not corner too fast or it’ll end up on your carpet. It’s a thin rail cupping the lower-half of a tall vessel where all the weight is up top. The odds are not in your favor.

There are many reasons to buy (or steal, if you choose) an Acura Integra.

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The cupholders will not be one of them.

As a sort of fitting post-script, I bought a cupholder/center console assembly but my car was stolen, stripped, and basically totaled before I could swap it in. I now have a center console assembly complete with cupholders at home that I’ll probably turn into a desk organizer or something when I get around to it.