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2004 Acura TL Overview


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5-Spd AT
Avg. Price: $9,483
5-Spd AT w/Navigation
Avg. Price: $10,340
6-Spd MT
Avg. Price: $9,730
6-Spd MT w/Navigation
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $10,378

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Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 32 reviews

One Fine Automobile!! by mmeek
 — We were out one day scouting automobiles for my wife when I spotted the Acura TL. I loved this car the first moment I layed eyes on it. It was nicely redesigned for 2003 and it looks great! After I... Read More
Love It!! Look No Further by Lookingforcars
 — You can't go wrong with this car. Love it! Love it! Mine is 8 years old with 152000 miles and still running like a beauty! I've never had a car this long nor have I ever wanted to keep one for so long... Read More
Vera by Legen-Jerry
 — This car has the looks of perfection and is extremely fun to drive.. for a fwd family luxury sedan, that is. It's modern style invokes thoughts of European designs. The console is very clean and well ... Read More

2004 Acura TL Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 32 reviews

2004 Acura TL

Introduced in 1996, the Acura TL underwent a major re-design in 2004.  Acura upped the ante with the engine, upgrading it to a 3.2 L, 270 hp V6 version and adding a critically acclaimed 6 speed manual transmission.  The TL also got some fresh bells and whistles with a DVD-Audio sound system and Bluetooth connectivity for your phone.

As for trims, the 2004 Acura TL comes in 4 variations: 5 speed AT, 6 speed MT, 5 speed AT with navigation, and 6 speed MT with navigation.  Expect the AT's to get you 20 mpg in the city, 28 on the highway while the MT's get you 30 mpg on the highway.  All 4 trims have 4 doors and seat 5.

Overall, the 2004 redesign gets a thumbs-up from reviewers.  Drivers like the 6 speed manual transmission, more luxurious interior, and smoother handling, although the TL still has some room to grow before it can match its foreign competition.  In any event, the improvements show Acura's dedication to making the TL a strong contender around the world.


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Acura TL Questions

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My Oil Life Says 0% But I Changed It Last Week.

I keep getting a message saying my oil life is 0% but it hasn't even been a week since I changed it. I also get a code that when I looked it up had to do with tire tread wear but I also have newe...

16 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

Does The Navigation And Radio Display Have A Different Fuse?

201 views with 6 answers (last answer 7 months ago)

Timing Belt Replacement Recommendation For 2004 Acura Tl

Acura manual recommends 90,000 miles to replace timeing belt. Car hasn't been driven much, so I only have approx. 67, 800 miles on it over 9 years of ownership. Dealer advises me that Acura recomm...

592 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months ago)

Why Is My Alarm Going Off And Door Ajar On Display?

My alarm will sound for no apparent reason on my 2004 Acura TL. The cluster says that the rear right door is open when it is closed. It has happened twice while it was raining outside. Any advice, tr...

919 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)

04 Acura Tl Six Gear Service Light Came On And It Said B24 Service Soon Wh...

says B24 serives soon and still on wont go away and wha dose B24 mean

119 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)