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1996 Acura TL Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 8 reviews
1996 brought the official debut of the TL, the new "Touring Luxury" vehicle from Acura. The 1996 certainly brought a luxurious feel with it, including power doors and locks, and standard leather seats for the 3.5 trim.
The base engine is a 2.5-liter I5 rated at 176 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque, while the 3.2 trim comes with a 3.2-liter V6 rated at 200 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque. Mileage is estimated at 20/25 for the 2.5 and 19/24 for the 3.2.
Drivers of this car bemoan a lack of aftermarket parts. Complaints also include scratches on the windows left by the guides, a problem of which Acura is aware. A few have remarked on a lack of legroom in both the front and back seats. Conversely, they love the I5 engine, declaring it gives them much more power than similar vehicles with differently configured engines. They also engine the smooth ride and big trunk.
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Acura TL Questions
When I Turn The Key, I Get Power To Lights, Radio, And Air But The Car Will...
Okay. My Overflow Tank Wont Close All The Way, And I Have Antifreeze In M...
Miles, and the temo hand gors up when i stop at a light. But when im drivin the temp hand goes to normal. Its steaming and smoking, but when i stop and i open the overflow tank the steam stops ...
Why Is My 1996 Acura Tl 3.5 V6 240,000 Miles Blowing Out White Smoke From T...
Here are the circumstances: car has been sitting for a while, the white smoke is not cknstant, it used to blow the white smoke very bad but doesnt seem to do it anymore. The engine oil is not mil...
I changed the thermostat, water pump and timing belt on my 1996 ACURA TL but it still over heats. Does anyone know what i may be missing or forgot to check?
My Key In 3.2tl Is Not Turning
All my keys do not turn to start the engine.