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2014 Acura TL
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,447
13 listings nationwide

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2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,261
19 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2014 Acura TL
FWD
Rob Feeman Preview:

As it awaits a next-generation makeover tentatively scheduled for 2015, as well as a rumored name change to the TLX, the Acura TL midsize luxury sedan remains unchanged for 2014. Altho...

2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES
Patricia Mayo Preview:

The Galant carries over into 2012 unchanged, with abundant rumors that it will take a bow after this model year. Many harsh things can be said of the Galant: It's outdated, cheaply mad...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2014 Acura TL
FWD
40
Angel writes:
Great tuning potential
Michael writes:
Really enjoy it
Back Seats Ranked 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class worse.
"Alittle more leg room"
Value Ranked 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class worse.
"The price"
Guru85RW3 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2014 BMW 5 Series better.
"good"
2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES
10
Alice writes:
I loved my 2003 galant.. it was a great car. 218k miles later
swiftautodealsatl writes:
Power Ranked 2012 Nissan Maxima S worse.
"It transitions with power and no hesitation."
Handling Ranked 2012 Nissan Maxima S worse.
"It steering is smooth and effortless."

Specs

2014 Acura TL
FWD
2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 17.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,200 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
157 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
9.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.43 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars --
Side Crash Overall 4 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 3 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.5 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 13.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 981 lbs
Exterior
Length 194 in 191.1 in
Width 74 in 72.4 in
Height 57.2 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 109.3 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2014 Acura TL
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Silver Moon
  • Still Night Pearl
2012 Mitsubishi Galant
ES

Exterior Colors

  • KALAPANA Black
  • Quick Silver Pearl
  • Rave Red Pearl
  • White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Rearview Backup Camera
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Leather Seating Surfaces

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