(4.9) 9 reviews
MSRP: $254$6,846
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 24
Engine: 225-hp, 3.2-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2001 Acura TL

Our Take on the 2001 Acura TL

Our Take

The front-drive 3.2TL sedan is derived from the Honda Accord and is built at the same assembly plant in Ohio. The two cars have something else in common: both are the best-selling models for their respective divisions.Acura is Honda’s luxury division, and the 3.2TL is its midlevel sedan, fi... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

So what possessed us to test a luxury sedan when the snow was up to the trick knee? Actually, not a bad time to find out if the luxury sedan is only a seasonal machine or a year-round hauler. With ABS and traction control standard, the 2001 Acura 3.2 TL we tested did more than an admirable job on the roads. It does have one Snow Belt drawback--it sits so low to the ground that at inters... Read full review for the 2001 Acura TL

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Transmission went at 133K miles

by Sue from Framingham, MA on February 25, 2011

Just out of extended warranty...known transmission issues with the '01. Beware...costs $3500+ to fix. I am getting a new car, and my '01, which was a great car, is now worthless.

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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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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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