2005 Acura TL User Reviews

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    2005 Acura TL 5-Spd AT w/ Navigation Review
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    35

    My Tl — Performance- Solid performance for a 4 door sedan. Nice handling, good brakes, decent acceleration Build Quality- Very good nothing has broken because of bad quality. Appearance- Amazing interior (one of my favorites among cars) and exterior, Xenon lights Cost- Standard maintenance fees, not outrageous, no reliability issues Fun Factor- Very fun to drive, although standard all season tires leave something to be desired

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

    Pros: Great looking car inside and out, reliable, firm but smooth ride, decent acceleration, good handling

    Cons: Loses a lot of performance and handling ability when there is a lot of added weight (noticeable)

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    2005 Acura TL 5-Spd AT w/ Navigation Review
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    It's Hard To Beat All That You Get In This Car For The Money. — It's a top pick for the amount of technology you get for the value. High quality fit and finish. Cost of ownership is average. It is a blast to drive in all conditions. You must get the navigation system on this car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Style, Technology, Performance, Handling

    Cons: Front wheel drive not preferred by all, not that sporty of a ride.

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    2005 Acura TL 6-Spd MT w/ Navigation Review
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    Fun To Drive, Great On Gas, Plenty Of Room. — The only thing this car needs is rear wheel drive. Awesome car in every aspect. Performance is decent for a 260hp front wheel drive car. Honda quality at it's finest. Very aggressive look for the 2004 debut. Ownership costs have been very reasonable.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fast enough, handles well

    Cons: If you want a Vette or 911

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    2005 Acura TL 5-Spd AT Review
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    Best Buy For The Buck — comfort, speed and appearance. the mileage is ok too, handels really well and the girls like it. best bang for the buck in its catagory. brakes well & handles really well, not a looker but i think overall it suites my need

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: fun

    Cons: none

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    2005 Acura TL 5-Spd AT w/ Navigation Review
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    Great Prformance For A Great Price — Handles very well for a fwd. The interior is amazing and I love how they set up the controls in the front. Most of the controls seem inherent. The Styling on the outside is very aggressive and elegant at the same time. Very clean, modest, and upscale.

    Pros: Interior and exterior design is amazing.

    Cons: fwd

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    2005 Acura TL 6-Spd MT w/ Navigation Review
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    2005 Tl Was Great — I loved this car. I had the 6 sp manual transmission/ The car was a rocket...and I didn't even get the "type-S." My favorite part was thing was that Acura includes almost all of the options. Try to equip another similar car for the same price. I personally love BMW 3's and 5's...I love German styling...but my experience was that to get the same features as are on the Acura TL, I would have spent about $9,500 more. MPG was unbelievable! I regularly got 26 mpg in town and 31 on the highway. (Wish I still had it in Summer '08). The stereo sounds great, low interior road noise. This was my first car with navi and blue-tooth wireless. I won't go back. My Acura TL experience was so great that I knew I was sticking with Acura when my family got larger and we needed an SUV. I love my dealership and the whole Acura product. I would recommend this to anyone.

    Pros: Navi, value, high quality construction, ride

    Cons: lack of optional AWD

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    2005 Acura TL 6-Spd MT Review
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    Best Car I Have Ever Had — We love the TL. Great finish, more than enough power and incredible handling. THe 6-speed MT really makes for fun weekend driving in the twisties. Only comment is that its a lot of HP for a front wheel drive, you can get a bit of torque steer especially exiting low speed turns in lower gears.

    Pros: Great personal car with plenty of room for the family

    Cons: Torque Steer

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    2005 Acura TL 5-Spd AT w/ Navigation Review
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    Best Sedan In It's Class — Great Quality - no mechanical problems in three years (except for the Bluetooth Module). Performs well for a sedan in it's class. Very nice interior, Great Navigation system. Strong Recommendation.

    Pros: Solid, Quality Car

    Cons: Bluetooth Phone Module buggy

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    2005 Acura TL 6-Spd MT Review
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    Tl = Amazing — Performance: acceleration, braking, handling, poewr Build Quality: beautiful design, nice leather, its an Acura. Appearance: gorgeous..... nothing else to say. black on black. Costs: bit of gas, its fine. maybe need to change the oil a little bit more often Fun: YESSSSS amazing car.... recommended highly over Mercedes Benz C-Class or BMW 3 series. they're all about the same... but Acura has surround sound, is cheaper, more reliable, prettier, and is absolutely amazing.

    Pros: everything

    Cons: none really

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    2005 Acura TL 5-Spd AT w/ Navigation Review
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    My Review — comfortable, well built, bluetooth and trunk space for 3 sets of golf clubs

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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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