1997 Acura TL User Reviews

1997 Acura TL Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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Courtney writes:
1997 Acura TL 2.5 Review
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5

Pros

Everything about ma baby

Cons

Wish is had a six disc CD changer

55

Its A Great Car. I Love It — I like it alot. Mine has leather seats, sunroof, CD player and alot more. Its a very powerful car its real quick. I love to slam the gas after i have stopped at a red light, because the tires screeh sometimes.

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gjoy writes:
1997 Acura TL 2.5 Premium Review
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5
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Great Car No Problems — has great pick up, smooth quiet ride, all leather seats, cruise control, no dents bumps or scratches, problem free car

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Colin writes:
1997 Acura TL 3.2 Premium Review
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4

Pros

Performance, Reliability, Value

Cons

Off-the-line acceleration (electronic shift transmission), Fuel economy (23-25 mpg on premium)

45

1997 Acura 3.2 Tl Review (first Generation) — Performance is overall good: excellent high speed breaking and cornering, good acceleration, and melodic exhaust note. Build quality meets the high expectations one would expect from Honda/Acura. Appearance of the styling of the car is somewhat conservative, but has sporty features. Cost of ownership is a little spendy (premium fuel demanded and Acura certified parts recommended), but reliability makes up for much of the price (car is now 11 years old!). Fun to Drive!

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Raincity writes:
1997 Acura TL 3.2 Premium Review
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4

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Long term low cost of ownership - With style

Cons

Rear leg room - Weak car horn

Raincity
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Top Notch — I've had mine for 8 years. I still think it looks sharp. Repairs have been minimal. People are amazed it's 13 years old. Not a lot of rear leg room but my kids have tiny legs (for now) The End.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Andrew writes:
1997 Acura TL 3.2 Premium Review
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5

Pros

Acura's best sedan

Cons

none

45

Great First Car, Last A Lifetime — performance: fast, strong car Build Quality: great quality car solid. Apper: luxuriant, and stylish CoO: cheep easy to find parts, but aftermarket parts are very limited FF: this car is a blast, comfortable and fast. what more could you want?

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ryan writes:
1997 Acura TL 2.5 Premium Review
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4

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Perfect commuter, can be sporty when provoked

Cons

Thirsty, engine feels like it's working too hard due to 4-speed auto

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Only Regret Is That It's Not A Hatchback... That's The Only One — A bit vanilla, but otherwise she's been bulletproof. Comfy, somewhat sporty, excellent if thirsty engine. What would make for exponential improvement though is another gear in the tranny, 4 doesn't cut it for the 2.5L engine, especially when driving in the city

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Reviews From Other Years

1996 Acura TL Reviews

I Had It For ~10years By freya34

Great car. Only little things went wrong. Lots of good things to say. Only a couple bad things. Sometimes the replacement parts are hard to come by. You have to go through an Acura dealership mos... Read More

Have Some Cash In Your Savings 'just In Case' By Abby

I bought this vehicle with 108k miles on it. The interior was well maintained and the exterior aside from the bit of rust and dent in the trunk was well kept too. Acceleration can take you off guard... Read More

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1998 Acura TL Reviews

Best Car For The Year By benzboi32

I love that it is paid for, easy to maintain, drives great for a 15 year old car, handles awesome in wet weather at any speed, dependable, fast, and sporty. I hate that the tranny is only a 4-speed, c... Read More

Modest Luxury. By Christian

I've owned mine for 2 years now and it's been great to me. Only normal required maintenance so far. Read More

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1999 Acura TL Reviews

If You're A Car Keeper, The Acura Tl Is A Huge Value! By Osagirl

I bought this car new in 1999 and it has over 200,000 miles on it now. Last year I bought a new 2012 TL - that's how much I loved the TL - and still kept the old one as our spare. I drive a lot for wo... Read More

Shes Mine And I Lover Her Hard By Bill

love it love it love it love it love it love it lkove it the car gets up and goes when u want it it comfy and it handles fairly this is my first winter with it and it is a beast in the snow braking is... Read More

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2000 Acura TL Reviews

Great Power And Looks And Its A Family Car To. By carlover187

I love my dad's TL, I'm really gonna miss it when it's gone and it's my favorite 4-door car of all time. My favorite thing about this car is the sound. The low RPM growls are just amazing and when vte... Read More

Reliable But Not Worth It. By jtfny478

I liked how the car drove like a Cadillac and was smooth with pretty good pick up from 0-60 and in lengthy drives the car was nice in the higher speeds and also was good on gas mileage on the highway.... Read More

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2001 Acura TL Reviews

Great Car! If Only I Still Had It... By Sam

I loved almost everything about this car. The only thing that I did not like was that there was not a six 6 cd changer or a premium sound system. I wish that I still had the car because I love the way... Read More

I Would Recommend This Car To Anyone By Brandon

Performance-- Quick acceleration, good braking, and takes corners very well Build Quality-- It needs repairs on the transmission because the 3rd gear clutch pack goes out very easily Appearance-- the ... Read More

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