2002 Acura TL User Reviews

2002 Acura TL Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 36 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 17 reviews
"power" 15 reviews
"handling" 10 reviews
"speed" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
CONS
"transmission" 7 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews

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2002AcuraTLS writes:
2002 Acura TL S Review
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4

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quick revving, great handling, looks sharp

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could have more interior room

2002AcuraTLS
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Great Sporty And Reliable Sedan — I've had the car for 10 years and always enjoyed driving it. Well controlled and comfortable highway ride. I was surprised at the great highway and city gas mileage. I think I got 30 mpg on the highway one time.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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bobbycar writes:
2002 Acura TL 3.2TL Review
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This car is inexpensive luxury with great reliability.

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I can't really say much bad about the car I love it.

bobbycar
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Really Smooth Ride And Comfortable — A great ride and low cost of ownership. Anyone that would buy one just make sure you look into the transmission recall before buying. I had mines replaced and the car has been a great joy to drive. Thanks for your interest

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dc74delta writes:
2002 Acura TL S Review
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Great car

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Can't think of any

Dc74delta
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Fun,fast Semi Luxury Car — I'd buy another one in the future ! Hopefully Acura comes out with a new model of it with some style and more power.overall I'd recommend car to family and friends it's very reliable and worth every penny to own..thank you !

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Hawkeye042 writes:
2002 Acura TL 3.2TL w/ Navigation Review
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5

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Looks and drives well after all these years

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Transmission has been rebuilt. MPG is better than projected, but fuel costs are higher than I wish.

Hawkeye042
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Faithful Old Friend — Bought it on Ebay 10 years ago. Now over 200,000 miles. Good power, handling, etc. it is an Acura after all. The need for premium and only 26 MPG is a little unfortunate these days. The latest Accords have more features and cost $500 less per year in gas.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Pantelis writes:
2002 Acura TL S Review
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engine, built, handling

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notchy transmission

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Excellent Built Quality And The 260hp Engine Is Very Powerful! — 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 powerful and made an amazing noise when accelerated on full throttle. Handling was also excellent. Type S features a sports suspension but doesn't compromise ride quality. One major disadvantage is the notchy automatic transmission that takes forever to find the right gear. The car is solid thought and a good buy with all the "goodies" that includes like power everything, leather etc.

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BRUCESAUTOCONNECTION writes:
2002 Acura TL 3.2TL Review
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4

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luxury

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a little too long

BRUCESAUTOCONNECTION
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Great Vehicle — great car to drive, luxury vehicle at an unbeatable price. it has all the features you need and more. up to date car. has power everything on top of heated seats. sunroof is a plus in california. this car is right for it all.

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jersey464 writes:
2002 Acura TL 3.2TL Review
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I just like the why how it drive

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none

jersey464
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Its Is A Very Good Car — I like everything about its run good i have it for 2 years now with out any problem good on gas and it also fast i would like to get the 2012 one this is a nice car to have

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

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Cupwinner writes:
2002 Acura TL S w/ Navigation Review
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smooth ride, very quick and responsive, good handling.

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Lower to ground

Cupwinner
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Clean Title — Car is very sporty looking with extra trim package. Repair costs are reasonable and can be brought to most mechanics. Car handles very good with good accelaeration. Surprising large trunk space. The gold package on White Pearl color looks classy.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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webby writes:
2002 Acura TL S w/ Navigation Review
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Loads of power when you need it.  Handling is very responsive especially in city traffic when you need to Zip here and Zip there.  All controls are within good distance, no fumbling to find the right button or switch.  Visibility while driving is great.  When the car is placed in reverse the right side mirror automatically adjust for better visibility.

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The car sits low to the ground so getting in and out is difficult for older people.  The suspension is a little stiff creating a more rigid ride, however it hangs a curve like a go-cart.

webby
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Zip Zoom — This car is fun to drive. The acceleration and maneuverability of the car truly defines its sportiness. The leather, trim, fit and finish, all give you a sense of luxury. This is a well built car designed to go many safe and comfortable miles.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Andrew writes:
2002 Acura TL S Review
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No reason to drive this car, rather suicide.

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Very high-end Honda Accord. So why boarder than Acura?

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Rubbish When It Was Brand New And Complete Rubbish When It Crashes You. — wobbling, not solid, not safe, head end too heavy, weight portion fail. Rear seat head rests unadjustable. Blucket seats don't hold you tight enough. Seatbelts are rubbish. Quality are rubbish. Woods trims are plastics. On board First-aid kit cover is made out of cheap plastic. Hateful car. Therefore my mum bought cause she knew nothing about cars. Noise isolation is rubbish. The only thing I could think of it's good is the Air Conditioning cool the car rather quickly. That's it. Work harder and buy an Audi A6 or Volvo S80.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1998 Acura TL Reviews

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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

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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

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