2004 Acura TL Overview


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5-Spd AT
Avg. Price: $7,836
5-Spd AT w/ Navigation
Avg. Price: $7,794
6-Spd MT
Avg. Price: $7,654
6-Spd MT w/ Navigation
Avg. Price: $7,825
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4.75 stars

Based on 37 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

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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-liter, 270-hp V6 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: with a 5-speed automatic transmission, a 6-speed manual transmission, a 5-speed automatic with navigation, and a 6-speed manual with navigation. Expect the automatics to get you 20 mpg in the city, 28 on the highway, while the manuals 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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I press the reset and hold it. It showed "service due soon code A" Then I can not reset it! Any help please. Thanks.

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I have to turn the ignition key on and off several times before it will actually catch and turn over. It always starts immediately after 5-7 attempts.

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Why My Acura Tl, Want Stop Beeping It Acting Like My Door Is Open On Driver...

I am having issue with my acura tl the alarm go off it acting like my driver door not close but it is, when driving it just beep like my door open, the inside light come on and off.

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