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2005 Acura TL

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Vehicle Highlights

Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 18/Hwy 26/Comb 21 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, VTEC, 3.2 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: United States

2005 Acura TL Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.4
Out of 10

Based on 686 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
    9.6/10

Best value around!

By on Friday, August 15, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 116,000

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
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Exceptional value"

Cons: "Can get speeding tickets if you're not careful!"

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

got windows tinted by a professional

"I've always had faith in the Honda/Acura line, but this TL has proved to be the best value ever, and with the added luxuries has been comfortable and extremely enjoyable to drive. If I didn't need more room at this point I wouldn't even consider giving it up. The reliability is exceptional, as you'd expect, and it's never left me stranded."

got windows tinted by a professional

I love Acura

By on Saturday, July 26, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 70,000

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
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Fun to drive, great value and they run forever"

Cons: "No sunglass holder like the older models"

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

Just detailed, a hobby of mine.

"I've been driving Hondas and Acura's for over 25 years. You cannot beat the value you get for your money! I am considering a TLX however Acura has moved into the same pricing structure as most manufactures, everything is an upgrade, I liked it when you had a choice of two types, with or without the Tech Package and everything else was standard. Acura is still a great car and a great value!"

3 people out of 5 found this review helpful

Just detailed, a hobby of mine.

Great car, great quality

By on Friday, July 11, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 105,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Technology package awesome, quality ride"

Cons: "None"

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

"Bought CPO in 2007, only did oil changes, tires and brakes before the 100k stuff (timing belt, etc.) Amazingly trouble-free. This car was ahead of its time, fully loaded with Nav, integrated phone, satellite radio, etc. Great job Acura! Will be looking at another soon!"

5 people out of 9 found this review helpful

Great Car!

By on Wednesday, July 09, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 107,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
Not Rated
Reliability
Not Rated
Quality
Not Rated
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "comfortable, fun to drive, reliable, sporty"

Cons: "they don't make them like this anymore!"

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

"Bought my 04 TL used with 90K on it and have about 110K on it now.. runs amazing.. regular oil changes and new tires this past summer are all that I've had to do. Won't sell this car.. will drive it as long as I can."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

So sad to see her go!

By on Tuesday, July 08, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 233,000

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
9/10
Comfort
10/10

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

"I bought my 04 Acura TL with 78k miles on it. I paid 12k cash and drove it to 233k miles without EVER fixing one thing! Just regular maintenance like tires, brakes and rotars. Best car I ever owned. Leather started to breakdown from the heat and humidity as soon as I moved to Florida. But the car had 200k miles already. This has been an amazing vehicle. Never broke down! Transmission issue at 233k miles so I had to get rid of. But I think I got my moneys worth! I will Always buy Acura!"

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

About as Good as It Gets

By on Tuesday, June 24, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 200,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Fun to drive!"

Cons: "Cassette deck instead of bluetooth audio"

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

"I'm the original owner and after 10 years I can say I'd buy this car all over again. In 10 years and 200,000 miles, the only major repairs I had to do were to replace the A/C compressor, the clutch (yes I have a manual transmission), and a rear brake caliper. An almost one of a kind combination of exterior and interior colors, a stick, and navigation system make this car an extremely rare find and I still get comments on how great it looks. The navigation system tends to run slow the first time you use it after you start it up, but is an asset nonetheless. A lot of stuff that had to be done while the car was in warranty however, but Acura stepped up to the plate. I've done all my recommended maintenance and have used only synthetic oil. I'll bet I get another 100K miles out of it. Has a cassette deck. Didn't Acura get the memo that cassette decks were obsolete years before this car was made and that iPhone and Bluetooth audio connections were already well instilled in the world?"

4 people out of 6 found this review helpful

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