2008 Acura TL User Reviews

2008 Acura TL Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 32 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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PROS
"power" 17 reviews
"ride" 12 reviews
"handling" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"steering" 3 reviews
"fwd" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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2008 Acura TL Type-S Review
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Great looking powerful 4 door family car that can act as a sports car or be a family car. Because it is a power focused car, its 3.5L V6 VTECH powered DOHC engine is very easy to mod and make it into a 300 HP+ road eater

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I wish Acura would bring back the CL for this generation. The Type S comes with 256 foot pounds of toque which I wish could be a little higher but it could easily be brought up with an intake

GenesisTrack12
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Stylish Sporty 4-door — There really isn't anything I don't like about this car, its sporty, stylish, and has 4 doors. The engine is easy to mod and it is very reliable. In my opinion, the 2008 Acura TL Type S is one of my favorite 4-door cars of all time.

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

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Beautiful,well built car, tons of options, very comfortable, great power!

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ckva13
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Great Car! — Its an amazing car, that has all the creature comforts you could want and more. More than enough power and great styling! You can tell it has a well thought out quality interior and built to last. Provides an excellent driving experience in any environment.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Great looks, plenty of power and very fast. Best 4 door on the market.

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Phillip_S
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Awesome — This car makes a great family car, it is safe and reliable. When the family is not with you, it makes the kid come out of you. You just want to find a back road and stretch the legs on the girl!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2008 Acura TL Type-S w/ Performance Tires Review
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The 3.5L V6 creates 286 Hp and I belive around 260 ft pounds of torque, could be higher or lower not 100% sure, but from a deadstop, the torque steer is crazy and the quad exhaust rumbles,

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Nothing I can say wrong about the TL yet

carlover187
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A Fun And Fast 4-door — I loved the handling, me and my dad would rip around the backroads by our house for hours and never get tired of the way this thing handles, and the Vtech crossover is godly with the quad exhaust. In the future, my dad says he is planning to eventually have full bolt on mods, starting with the Cold Air Intake, when he does mod it, I will update on it.

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

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2008 Acura TL Base w/ Nav Review
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Car has navigation and back up camera

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Don't have any negatives so far

Tsofia91
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Love My Car Handles Great! No Problems — Bought my car from Platinum Auto Mall, great price perfect condition! Staff was very helpful and honest. I have No battery or maintenance issues. Acura is a great car brand very reliable can go for two hundred thousand miles. So glad I bought it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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great handling, ageless design, decent acceleration

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wish it were quicker

magpntbal
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Excellent — all models come loaded with features, sleek body design with extremely bright headlights. sporty and supportive seating with many creature comforts! Honda's great reliability backing with 30+ mpg on highway only! Enjoy this car thoroughly for the short time i owned it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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good looks , adequate power, excellent handling, room for 4 adults , decent storage, totally reliable

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needs premium fuel

ragtop22
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Great Performance With No Drama — this car is so worryfree, I need to remind myself to fill the gas tank every week or so. One of the best features---a cassette player (thankfully saved all my old cassettes). I bought the TSX in '04 and loved it, but needed a bit more room for family. The TL was te perfect choice.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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great reliablity

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2008TL
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Great Everyday Ride — good family car, but lacks fun factor. Great in winter with good tires. Excellent tech for price compared to higher end cars. Good room in back seat. Navigation is pretty accurate and standard backup camera is a plus. Overall great car for price and excellent reliabilty.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Great handling, very comfortable, looks very sleek and sporty, powerful

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Not the best on gas but definitely worth it

Lechu83
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Absolutely Amazing — This is an amazing car that looks great and handles awesome. Powerful v6 engine that turns out over 260 hp. Very comfortable with great acceleration. The only con of this amazing car is the gas mileage which is around 21 city and 23 highway. I would give it a 5 out of a 5.

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Loved it.

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The expensive replacement keys and need to use unleaded premium.

bermami
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Loved It. — Loved it, would buy it again. It was our family car, but also served as our car for work commute. Great power and handling. Great Fuel Mileage. Great Looking and Nice color. Would highly recommend this car to other people!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Reviews From Other Years

2013 Acura TL Reviews

Excellent Family Car By Wadech

Very roomy cabin and cargo. Actually it looks like a BIG car even tho its rated mid-sized car. Navigation, bluetooth phone compatibility with voice controls and back camera for parking etc are very us... Read More

Best In Class Luxury Sports Sedan - Great Awd! By TomGunn

Like the appearance and styling, interior and performance, handling of this vehicle. Always been an Acura fan. The Navigation, tech package and voice activation and integration with other technology ... Read More

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2012 Acura TL Reviews

Absolutely Beautiful Car By DBROWN7

Overall the car is awesome. It is made for a family...very spacious. I felt that it is very safe and comfortable for my kids. This car is great quality and very appealing to the eye. It is great on ga... Read More

Worth It By asnow326

I'm a Honda fan through and through and where I could have purchased a brand new Honda Accord I felt that the styling of the Acura was well worth it. I am not fond of the 2013 and 2014 designs (the s... Read More

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2010 Acura TL Reviews

Acura Tl 6 Speed Mt Sh-awd Is An Awesome Luxury Performance Sedan. By Mike_Anderson

I love shifting this slick 6 speed manual transmission. Handling and braking is incredible. Smooth & powerful in a comfortable luxury package. Great family car. I am not a fan of Acura's controversi... Read More

Reliable, Cost Efficient, And Fun To Drive By kutz1234

Certified pre-owned. Drives great, looks great. Cars does well on gas usage. Has paddles shifters. This cars is very Reliable, cost efficient, and fun to drive. I love this car. It's a great sedan tha... Read More

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2009 Acura TL Reviews

Beautiful To Look At But Power Is Lacking By jaykfromstatefarm

I love this vehicle. It's beautiful to look at and has great features. However the power in this car as opposed to the car I had before was as different as night and day. My old car as FUN to drive an... Read More

Very Stylish By RogerMaggio

Acceleration is very sharp and the feel of the car is that I am in a much smaller sports car than a four door sedan. Very safe car and plenty of room for a family of five. Have never owned a car with ... Read More

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2007 Acura TL Reviews

Acura Tl, Daily Driver In South Fl By SJRaghu

I really like the way how this car drives and operates. It is high-revving and sporty enough to make you feel connected to the road. If you are looking for something a bit more plush and soft, look el... Read More

Impressive By FilippG

Amazing handling with plenty of power produced by the 3.5 VTEC engine. When in Sport Mode, the transmission shifts instantly with the tap of your finger on the paddle shifter. This car offers a comfo... Read More

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