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 Sedan Review
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5

Pros

Everything about ma baby

Cons

Wish is had a six disc CD changer

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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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Andrew writes:
1997 Acura TL 3.2 Premium Sedan 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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Raincity writes:
1997 Acura TL 3.2 Premium Sedan 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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Colin writes:
1997 Acura TL 3.2 Premium Sedan 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)

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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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gjoy writes:
1997 Acura TL 2.5 Premium Sedan 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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Ryan writes:
1997 Acura TL 2.5 Premium Sedan Review
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4

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Perfect commuter, can be sporty when provoked

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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

2013 Acura TL Reviews

Excellent Family Car By Wadech

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2012 Acura TL Reviews

Absolutely Beautiful Car By DBROWN7

Overall the car is awesome. It is made for a family...very spacious. I felt that it is very safe and comfortable for my kids. This car is great quality and very appealing to the eye. It is great on ga... Read More

Worth It By asnow326

I'm a Honda fan through and through and where I could have purchased a brand new Honda Accord I felt that the styling of the Acura was well worth it. I am not fond of the 2013 and 2014 designs (the s... Read More

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2010 Acura TL Reviews

Reliable, Cost Efficient, And Fun To Drive By kutz1234

Certified pre-owned. Drives great, looks great. Cars does well on gas usage. Has paddles shifters. This cars is very Reliable, cost efficient, and fun to drive. I love this car. It's a great sedan tha... Read More

High Tech Sports Sedan By scampeau

An overall very impressive vehicle both in the summer and winter conditions due to the AWD. Add to this a very respectable 27mpg on the highways, this vehicle has not disappointed me once during my o... Read More

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2009 Acura TL Reviews

Awesome And Unbelieveable By Tomwest

With the SH-AWD this car handles and accelerates very well. It pulls the car through the corner! The AWD system gives you confidence in the snow. I could not be happier with this car. This car is... Read More

Wonderful To Drive By Bskillz808

stated in the cons.... you must get the tech pkg for this car to be worth purchasing. rear bumper is flimsy and front grille is too flaky looking should be real chrome and brakes wear out quickly but ... Read More

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2008 Acura TL Reviews

Love My Car Handles Great! No Problems By Tsofia91

Bought my car from Platinum Auto Mall, great price perfect condition! Staff was very helpful and honest. I have No battery or maintenance issues. Acura is a great car brand very reliable can go for ... Read More

Excellent By magpntbal

all models come loaded with features, sleek body design with extremely bright headlights. sporty and supportive seating with many creature comforts! Honda's great reliability backing with 30+ mpg on h... Read More

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