Acura

Acura TL

Price $39,990 – $49,590
Fuel consumption 6.8 – 11.9 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 83%(view ratings)
The TL luxury sedan combines comfort and reliability. Extremely high-tech, the dashboard unites a plethora of controls that are hard to figure out without the owner’s manual, at least in the beginning. The versions equipped with front-wheel drive get a 280-hp 3.5L V6, while those with the excellent SH-AWD all-wheel drive feature a 305-hp 3.7L V6.

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Test DrivesThe 2012 Acura TL: Christmas Aboard Acura's Best
My knuckles; white as the driven snow. My eyes; bloodshot, wide, and behind a twitching right eyelid. Tension running like barbed wire from my neck, across my shoulders, and down my spine. A slight throbbing in my temple reminds me that however I may hope for the contrary, my heart …
First Drives2012 Acura TL: Style exchange
No one could say that Acura lacked guts when, in 2009, they introduced the new generation of its luxury sedan, the TL. At the time, the change was beyond radical. Acura was gambling that the new design would attract buyers looking for a more eye-catching car. Just two years later, …
Test DrivesThe 2010 Acura TL: It's ExTLellent!
Acura is something of an enigmatic brand. Just 26 years old, Honda’s luxury brand predates both Lexus and Infiniti, but seems to suffer from a relative lack of identity when compared to either of those brands. Reaching its performance apogee in the ‘90s, Acura’s image was once one buoyed by …
Test Drives2010 Acura TL 2010: Living in Canada without all-wheel drive
In Canada, vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive are very popular, and with good reason. Our winters are often unkind, leading many to wish they had better traction in the snow. However, all-wheel drive is not necessarily a remedy for all of the world’s ills. In some cases, it leads to …
Test DrivesThe 2009 Acura TL SH-AWD Tech: An Enigmatic Acura
Acura has always been one of the more enigmatic brands out there. Step aboard similar luxury automobiles and chances are very good that all your expectations will be met. Should the steed in question wear a blue and white roundel on the hood, you can expect to step into familiarly …

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New Models2015 Acura TLX
For the 2014 model year, the Acura RL has become the RLX, and brand intends to do the same for the TL, renaming it the TLX for the 2015 model year. The marketing should begin in summer 2014 for the completely redesigned vehicle. The Acura TLX will inherit the platform …
New Models2015 Acura TL Will be Smaller, More Powerful
Acura’s TL luxury sedan is due to be replaced next summer and when it arrives it will be smaller and more powerful. The vehicle will be based on the 2013 Honda Accord platform and will likely be called the TLX, following the naming scheme from the rest of the cars …
Toronto2012 Acura TL: Its Canadian debut
Making its Canadian debut at the 2011 Canadian International Auto show, Acura's newly refined 2012 TL delivers improved performance, upgraded technology and features as well as revised appearance. A new Sequential SportShift 6-speed automatic transmission provides improved performance and fuel economy, and a new Elite trim is added to the …
ChicagoNewly Refined 2012 Acura TL Debuts At Chicago Auto Show
Fresh Looks, a New 6-speed Automatic Transmission and Upgraded Technology Highlight 2012 TL Changing Making its debut at the 2011 Chicago Auto show, Acura's newly refined TL delivers fresh looks, improved performance and upgraded technology. Most apparent are the visual changes that incorporate new front and rear styling, but also …
ChicagoAcura to Showcase New TL in Chicago
When it first debuted, the Acura TL was an absolute revelation in every sense of the word. Finely made, well-styled, and with a price tag that was more than competitive, it really introduced the world to the Japanese sports sedan in earnest. And then it got beat with an ugly …

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