2004 Acura TL Overview


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2004 Acura TL Overview

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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    If My Navigation Does Not Work Does If Affect My Radio

    navigation and radio does not work.

    2 views with 1 answer (last answer about a day ago)

    Won't Start

    04 Acura TL..... I got a new battery, took the starter off and it tested good, all my lights work the navigation and radio work..... Car will not attempt to start, tried the whole neutral thin...

    15 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

    2004 Acura Tl

    car will shift and engine will rev but the car will not move in any gear. it felt like something broke. I noticed prior to this happening that it was making a clicking sound when turned the wheel. A...

    17 views with 6 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

    Review Of Dealer

    Is there a way to review dealers?

    39 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)

    04 Acura Tl Deck

    Will i loose my navi screen if i change my original deck?

    5 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 months ago)