2003 Acura TL Overview

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3.2TL
Avg. Price: $5,495
3.2TL w/ Navigation
Avg. Price: $5,639
A-Spec
S
Avg. Price: $5,633
S w/ Navigation
Avg. Price: $6,119

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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

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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

Lariah Randle
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2003 Acura Tl S Type

My car won't start the engine won't turn over but I also didn't have oil in it but all the lights still come on and I tried to jump it twice what's else could be wrong

7 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
pattern
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Will Disconnect Trunk Lite Or Sw Prevent The Alarm From Arming

Alarm sounds at odd times. Tried reset, lock unlock driver and pass 3x. Checked for water, repl rear pass door lock, disconnect trunk lite, then switch(as per dealer).

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Treyreal
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Car Won't Start

What is wrong with my 2003 Acura tl, I tried to start it and it cranks up but just won't turn over, we checked the battery, starter, altinator and those things aren't the problem...

12 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Katie Massingill
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Car Won't Crank

I have a 2003 acura tl for some reason it won't crank when I turn the key it clicks but doesn't start up all the lights come on and work fine just won't start could it be the relay fuse to the star...

11 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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