2002 Acura TL Overview


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3.2TL w/ Navigation
Avg. Price: $5,781
Avg. Price: $5,558
S w/ Navigation
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Avg. Price: $5,800

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4.45 stars

Based on 39 reviews

Excellent Built Quality And The 260hp Engine Is Very Powerful! by Pantelis
 — Had the car for almost a year. It was a company car. I was very happy with the upscale interior and the large boot space. The car was very comfortable to drive on long trips. The engine was very power... Read More
An All-around Great Car by Connor
 — A great car - V6 engine puts out about 230 hp and can really get going using auto-stick. The suspension is good for a sedan, not stiff enough for really taking the turns, but provides a smooth ride an... Read More
Honda Tl by Avineet
 — This car is great. Had some problems with it, but warranty covered it and if it even if it didn't i would be glad to pay $2000 to get a new transmission in here. This car is amazing to drive, great st... Read More

2002 Acura TL Overview

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2002 Acura TL

2002 marked the introduction of the powerful new Type S trim for the Acura TL midsize sedan.  The 3.2 L, 260 hp V6 engine represents a significant upgrade on the 3.2 L, 225 hp V6 3.2 TL trims.  The '02 TL has 4 doors, seats 5, and comes in 4 trims: 3.2 TL, 3.2 TL with navigation, Type S, and Type S with navigation.

As for gas mileage, expect to get 19 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway.  While the TL trims don't offer the stability control that the Type S has, all 4 trims come with a long list of standard equipment, including sunroof, power/leather seats, ABS brakes, and traction control.  Type S trims get going in a relative hurry, reaching 60 mph in 6.65 seconds.

Overall, drivers like the extra juice in the Type S engines and the general value that the 2002 Acura TL offers.  On the other hand, reviewers wouldn't mind a little extra attention to comfort, style, and luxury.  It goes without saying, but we'll say it anyway: for more style and substance in your TL, get a model from '04 or later.


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