2002 Acura TL User Reviews

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2002 Acura TL 3.2 FWDReview
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Acura — i love this car its fast great sound system without my subs performs very well . brother had this car before me but it still has peak performance. this car is very fun to drive but doesnt do well in snow to light so slides.

Pros: fast, sound system awesome.

Cons: none

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No More Acuras For Me — I had a 94 BMW 325 modified (and wished I had kept it) but I traded it in on a TL-S. I went through the front wheel drive tranny in less than 15k miles. I will never own a front wheel drive again. Ever attempt to park this car? It takes 2 or 3 attempts as it's turn radius is similar to a land yacht. After the tranny replacement, it would shift gears at 57 mph - could not make up its mind - absolutely unnerving!!! Resale value is lacking - now you know some of the story. One more point - do you ever see these racing BMW's? The German's build durable cars compared to these cars.

Pros: dealership appreciation

Cons: read the story

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2002 Acura TL 3.2 FWD with NavigationReview
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No — I have the injen cold air intake, factory honda brakes all around, tein coilovers with kyb struts and suspension technuques anti sway bars front and rear, this thing is in tip top shape just upgrades have been done, gas mileage is normal for this type of vehicle, maintence is minimal, this car is rolliing on 19' finally and it is fun to drive.

Pros: it's  a honda what can i say

Cons: nothing

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2002 Acura TL Type-S FWDReview
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Honda Tl — This car is great. Had some problems with it, but warranty covered it and if it even if it didn't i would be glad to pay $2000 to get a new transmission in here. This car is amazing to drive, great stock handling, great after market brakes. Great car for anyone that love luxury and power combined in one at an affordable price. Well affordable now used, not brand new when i got it.. and its great on gas!

Pros: great car

Cons: nothing

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Tequila — Performance: It has decent acceleration, mediocre braking, decent handling... Build Quality: It's based on the Accord, so it isn't amazing. Appearance: Anthracite Metallic / Black Interior Cost of Ownership: City 19 MPG / Highway 27 MPG Fun Factor: The sound of hitting VTEC. Near-future Modifications: ATLP Exhaust System, AEM V2 CAI, 30% Tint, Tokico Illuma Suspensions / H&R Sport Springs I would recommend it if it didn't have a flakey transmission.

Pros: Hearing the VTEC.

Cons: Transmission Failure (Mine hasn't failed... yet)

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2002 Acura TL Type-S FWDReview
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Honda Car With A Bad Transmission — It was a toss up between this and a BMW 330i. I liked the 330i because they offered it in a manual transmission, but comparably equipped, the BMW was 10k more. The transmission could use some redesign, but overall, I'm pleased with the car. Been running Mobil 1 since about 20k miles, and it's got 125k on it now - not burning any oil, and has gotten 24.1 mpg (19-34) over its life.

Pros: Honda reliability most everywhere 'cept the transmission

Cons: have i mentioned the transmission?

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2002 Acura TL 3.2 FWDReview
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Powerful. — This car is so fun to drive! It accelerates pretty fast and has 220 horse power. It also has the craziest braking ability plus turning. I like to speed around in it and it does have a decent miles per gallon. It also is semi-manual.

Pros: Fast acceleration.
Good handling.
Good braking.

Cons: Nothing.

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2002 Acura TL 3.2 FWDReview
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Not Half Bad... — I had this over night one time. It was comfortable. Acura always has nice thick leather. Fairly smooth ride.

Pros: Comfortable. Relatively good quality

Cons: doesn't handle like a ferrari darn it! not the coolest car on the road.

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2002 Acura TL Type-S FWD with NavigationReview
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Love My Tl-s — Fun to drive...great features. Crappy air conditioning, which in Texas is a big deal. About to go buy an '08 TL next week.

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2002 Acura TL 3.2 FWDReview
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<3 — Comfortable, reliable, sounds nice, light, decent acceleration. It's not a Type-S.

Pros: Better than an Accord :P

Cons: Not a Type-S :(

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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

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

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

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

2008 Acura TL Reviews

Stylish Sporty 4-door By GenesisTrack12

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 f... Read More

A Real Looker, Good Daily Driver, Nice Tech Upgrades Over Accord By philipjfry27

I really enjoyed driving my TL, and when it got stolen (d**n you thieves!!!), I realized I wanted something easier on the gas mileage and got a Ford Fusion Hybrid. However, for the 2+ years I owned... Read More

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