2003 Acura TL Overview

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3.2TL
Avg. Price: $6,514
3.2TL w/ Navigation
Avg. Price: $6,396
S
Avg. Price: $6,667
S w/ Navigation
Avg. Price: $6,965

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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 35 reviews

2003 Acura Tl Stype Aspec by Jason
 — The Acura TL S type with the A spec package is a very high quality sports-luxury sedan. It is a beautiful car from the factory and does not need much performance enhancing. The car is fun to drive, ... Read More
Impossible Not To Love by Ricky
 — its not a racecar, but it will outrun most of anything you see on the road. acceleration is good and it handles great. it also has a great exhaust note that gets attention. the quality was outstand... Read More
Inexpensive, Family-friendly Sports Car by Ben
 — I've been very happy with my TL Type-S. I bought it with over 200000 miles on it, and (other than replacing the starter) it runs like a champ. It has plenty of pick-up and even more passing power.... Read More

2003 Acura TL Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 35 reviews

2003 Acura TL

In its last year before the '04 remodelling, the 2003 Acura TL presents a solid and comfortable domestic midsize sedan.  The main change for '03 comes in the trims equipped with a navigation system: OnStar now comes standard.  Otherwise, the 2003 TL stays pretty much the same in the wake of the introduction of the Type S trims in 2002.  You can choose from 4 trims: 3.2 TL, 3.2 TL with navigation, Type S, and Type S with navigation.  

So what distinguishes the 3.2 TL from the Type S?  One word: horsepower.  The 3.2 TL has a 3.2 L, 225 hp V6 while the Type S upgrades the powertrain to a 3.2 L, 260 hp V6 model.  All 4 trims have 5 speed automatic transmission, 4 doors, and room for 5 passengers.  Gas mileage comes out to 19 mpg in the city, 29 on the highway.

Overall, drivers appreciate the TL as a solid domestic midsize sedan.  The extensive standard equipment and capable powertrain get the job done.  However, the interior could use better materials and style.  In any event, the TL got a re-design in 2004, fixing some of the shortcomings and bridging the gap with the foreign competition.

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Acura TL Questions

daaronlane31
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Why Is My Listing Not Coming Up On Search Results?

My ad isn't coming up on any search results

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aprats123
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My 2003 Acura Tl Over Heats At A Stop Light. We Have Replace The Water Pump...

My 2003 Acura TL over heats at a stop light. We have replace the water pump and timing chain. We replaced the fans, we replaced the radiator cap, we have changed the thermostat. We have changed the sw...

13 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Magnavox
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2003 Acura Tl Won't Start Even When I Try To Jump It. No Clicking Noise Wh...

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Steve Messner
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03 Acura Tl Wont Go In Gear Or Go Back In Park Position Unless I Shut Engin...

This is what 03 acura tl did,,this am, i put in drive to move it, i heard a clunk ,,foot still on brake,,,it went forward, then back,then nothing,,,tried to put in reverse or park from drive,,wa...

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hollerholluwah
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Problem Reversing

Of recent I noticed I had to press the accelerator pedal well down before my car could move whenever it on reverse gear. When I accelerated on this reverse gear it makes some noise that attracts peopl...

84 views with 3 answers (last answer 8 months ago)