(4.3) 35 reviews
MSRP: $1,254$8,422
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
2003 Acura TL

Our Take on the 2003 Acura TL

Our Take

Posted on 10/23/02 Revisions are modest for the latest version of Acura’s luxury performance sedan, which went on sale on Feb. 5, 2002, as an early 2003 model. Two versions remain available: the standard 3.2 TL and the high-performance TL Type-S. For 2003, sedans equipped with Acura’s ... Read Full Report


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excellent car!

by drew from Chicago on July 17, 2010

I bought my 2003 TL Type S used. It was 2 years old and had a bit over 50,000 miles on it....it now has over 150,000 miles and drives as smooth as when I first got the car. I've only had minor wear an... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

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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.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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