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2004 Acura TL

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 19/Hwy 27/Comb 22 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, VTEC, 3.2 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: United States

2004 Acura TL Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.4
Out of 10

Based on 709 Ratings for the 2004 - 2008 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.5/10
    Quality
    9.4/10
  • Reliability
    9.6/10
    Performance
    9.4/10
  • Comfort
    9.4/10
    Styling
    9.5/10

2007 TL Great car

By on Wednesday, February 11, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 100,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Handles great, silent ride, no major issues."

Cons: "100,000 Maintenance is expensive almost $2200"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"My second TL and both were great cars. Maintained the service as recommended and had no major issues. Driven in the snow often and no issues. Well rounded car great value and quality."

Outstanding reliability

By on Saturday, January 31, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 102,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Very reliable."

Cons: "Mileage could have been better it averaged 27 mpg"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Had absolutely minimal expense for repairs, other than tires, brakes and oil changes, which are routine. It cost me virtually nothing to maintain. It's still running like new."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

Very reliable and fun daily driver

By on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 115,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Sporty exterior, very reliable, good mpg"

Cons: "Too easy to speed in this car."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I bought a 2006 Acura TL A-Spec to replace my wife's problematic 2003 Jeep Liberty. After getting used to driving a car, we are both very happy with the TL. It has been rock solid in reliability from buying it with 72k miles up to the current 115k miles. Biggest complaints: - The steering doesn't offer very positive feedback. - Our car does not have navigation, and the dash looks like its from a car built in the '90s. - The clamp style tilt column is cheap compared to the spring loaded GM style tilt mechanism. - Its easy to go well over the speed limit because it drives so smooth and quiet. Overall I am very happy with this car. We were looking for a sporty but practical and reliable daily driver with good mpg (she gets around 26-28 daily driving) and this car met all requirements."

7 people out of 10 found this review helpful

Great blend of luxury, sport & comfort

By on Saturday, January 17, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 129,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Powerful, sleek, comfort"

Cons: "Only thing is turning radius; small deal tho"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Love this car. Have owned for 11 years (now my wife has it). Always proud to drive it (black on black, super sharp) and lots of positive feedback from friends."

3 people out of 5 found this review helpful

Very Nice Ride

By on Monday, January 12, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 76,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Interior Power and Cosmetics"

Cons: "Hard to mod and expensive to fix."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This is the second acura tl I've owned and I love it. The styling and mechanics are flawless. Plenty of power for all types of drivers the only downfall is how expensive and difficult it is to modify. And blue book value does not show truly how nice these are"

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Not so great

By on Wednesday, January 07, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 75,000

10 6.0
overall rating 6 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
6/10
Value
4/10
Reliability
3/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
6/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "Good look, nice interior, great sound system"

Cons: "Not great gas mileage, bad in snow, disappointing."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1

"I purchased the car after doing some extensive reviews. I found the car at the right price and right mileage. I had my mechanic go over the car before purchasing and it passed. Since I've purchased it 5 years ago, I've had way more problems than I have ever anticipated. The car had a recall on the power steering hose which when leaking can cause your car to catch on fire. The radiator pipe attachment is also a tiny cheap piece of plastic that can easily break off. Any savings I had by doing a long search was overshadowed by the repairs. I live in the north and the car does not handle well in the snow. I've had other sedans that with good all season tires they can handle the snow. This car can not. Any little bit of snow and you are stuck in the all seasons. The TL requires pretty expensive snow tires to go anywhere."

6 people out of 8 found this review helpful

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