(3.0) 4 reviews
MSRP: $1,264$3,764
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21-22
Engine: 176-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Acura TL


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Acura's TL (Touring Luxury) sedans are almost like twins. With the same basic body and 111.8-inch wheelbase, their looks are nearly identical, but they have different engines and different characters. Which you choose is a matter of preference and pocketbook. The 2.5TL, with an in-line, 5-cylinder engine and 176 horsepower, has a firmer ride and a sportier feel. Its price start... Read full review for the 1997 Acura TL

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Wonderful Reliable Car

by Go with Acura from Highlands, NC on July 22, 2006

I bought my 1997 3.2 TL in 2002. OVer the past four years it has been a wonderful car. Reliable, smooth ride, and it still looks great despite being almost 10 years old now. I am actually going to buy... Read Full Review

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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