2008 Acura TL User Reviews

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    2008 Acura TL Base w/ NavReview
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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

    Pros: Loved it.

    Cons: The expensive replacement keys and need to use unleaded premium.

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    Awesome — I thought the gas mileage would be not as good but it gives 33 mpg on hwy. Its been great. No big repair costs, performance is great as well. Traction control is awesome while driving in rain. Overall, its great to have navigation system, backup camera, sunroof - all in one.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: GReat looks, Navigation, backup camera

    Cons: pricey

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    2fast2furoius — Performance is up there, but you might not feel it b/c its is a heavy car. The way it looks is amazing w/t the fog lamps + turn light signals, car turns heads everytime you pass someone at the bus stop.

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

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Nothing

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    Fantastic! — Honda has really outdone themselves with this car. Not only is the 3.5L V6 incredibly powerful, but also extremely reliable. Advanced interior and a sleek, sexy exterior. 0-60 comes in 5.5 seconds thanks to a limited slip differential. Painted Brembo brakes are standard and look fantastic behind standard 10 spoke black chrome wheels.

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

    Pros: Awesome horsepower with awesome reliability.

    Cons: Torque Steer

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    Fantastic — Pros: tight handling Honda Quality Price compared to other vehicles in its class is right on point Cons: Price Small Gas tank (Premium only) Nitrogen inject tires, sounds cool but a pain to find a filler station Can't install after-market audio

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

    Pros: Honda Quality w/ luxury

    Cons: Small gas tank

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    My Ex — The performance of the car was what was expected from a japan made car. Build was great and so on with appearance. Cost of ownership was very compatible with anyone who works. Fun factor is that you look good in the car. Other than that I could say it left me wanting more.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Beautiful car

    Cons: Left me wanting more

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    Great Car. — This is the best car I have owned. Very solid. Great mix of performance, handling, comfort and accessories. Stereo is great and bluetooth nice feature to have. Fun to drive in the mountain twisty roads. Seat memory is another cool feature.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good mix of performance and comfort.

    Cons: Loses memory for radio sometimes.

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    I Love My Tl Type-s! — What's not to like? I had a base model, but saw this Type-S on the lot and had to have it. I have never done such a crazy thing but it was a one-time deal and I had to have it! This car is amazing. I clocked it from 50-70 in 2.5 seconds with my family inside! The car looks mean, and the power goes well with it.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: All that power and looks so mean!

    Cons: All that power and not enough road :-(

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    I Recommend It, In Overall Is Great — Its a fun car to drive, , I like the acceleration, and handling. The only thing I don't like is that it doesn't have enough ratio to turn in small place.It is not a gas saver, Besides that everything is great

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great handling, Very Good performance, Good braking

    Cons: Not enough turn ratio for manuevering in small places

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    Great Car, That Could Benefit From More Power (300hp+), Bigger Tires (at Least 18") And Keyless Sta — Performance - sprightly but could use more low end torque, acceleration is cool but engine sound like it is straining when gunned, could use lot more growl out of the exhaust; braking is cool though sometimes the electronic braking/auto downshift thing is alarming; handles real well - steering is taut. Torque steer is a problem if you like jack rabbit starts Build Quality - On par. Love the leather. Not crazy about the top of the dash that seems to develop a chalky residue - common on TLs The subwoofer and rear shelf speakers rattle when turned up - unacceptable Appearance - One of the major reason I bought the car. Love the honey comb rims. Cost of Ownership - Gas mileage is 'just ok' and only accepts premium. Had no maintenance issues other than the FM radio receives no reception (AM does) and the nav display cannot auto determine whether it is day or not as it should Fun Factor - Overall it is a fun car to drive. Still needs more power (which the 09s now have)

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

    Pros: Styling, Resale Value, Dependability

    Cons: No keyless start, torque steer

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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

    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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