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Compared to competitors from BMW, Infiniti and Lexus, the Acura TL is a bargain; offering a lot of technology, performance and luxury for less than the rest.
Even with its Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system, we found that the Acura TL still isn't as engaging rear-drive cars like the Infiniti M or BMW 5 Series.
The 2012 Acura TL marries the size of a BMW 5 Series with the lower price of an Infiniti G37 Sedan, but doesn't capture the performance feel of either. Front-wheel drive and synthetic steering feel combine in a car that's neither as engaging around town nor as capable at the limits compared to some of its more storied rear-wheel drive competitors. On the flip side, the Acura TL is about 100 times more fun than the soft-tuned Lexus ES 350 with which it also sort of competes. Stepping up to the SH-AWD version nets more horsepower, a sportier susp
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By Red (AZ) on Wednesday, May 15, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 75,000overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "Comfortable, elegant, fun to drive, plenty hp"
Cons: "Subscription $$: map upgrades, Weather, Traffic"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8
"Bought it used with <30000 miles on it, now have 75k. I have the full Technology Package- highly recommended. I use prem gas & synth oil and am handsomely rewarded with great engine performance. The lines are elegant, crisp, clean. Interior is fantastically quiet so my tunes sound great with the prem sound system. My friends say it has marshmallow seats."
By d2m75 (AZ) on Saturday, April 20, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 6,000overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"Definitely the best vehicle I have ever owned,very pleasing to drive and comfortable to sit in. Would easily recommend this car over any other for performance, luxury and value."
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