Acura TL

2004 Acura TL

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  • (4.4) 51 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,678$9,410
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 24
  • Engine: 270-hp, 3.2-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2004 Acura TL

Our Take on the 2004 Acura TL

Acura has dramatically redesigned its midsize luxury performance sedan for 2004, calling it “all new.” A new 3.2-liter V-6 engine that delivers 270 horsepower to a five-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission or a new close-ratio six-speed-manual gearbox is installed.The Ja... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Automatic-transmission operation
  • Difficult entry and exit

Notable Features

  • New 270-hp V-6
  • Six-speed-manual available
  • Bluetooth wireless connectivity available
  • Acura/ELS DVD Audio 5.1 surround sound
  • Largest sunroof in its class

2004 Acura TL Reviews Expert Reviews

With the Honda Accord redone for '03, it was time for the remake of the Acura TL for '04 that's built off the same platform. That means new styling, which moves from bland to less bland, though for a brief moment, we thought the young man working valet at the restaurant was going to require a defibrillator when his eyes made contact and he became enamored with the TL we drove u... Read full review for the 2004 Acura TL

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Consumer Reviews


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TL is the car to own

by #1 Acura Fan from Northern, VA on July 1, 2010

Before I bought the TL, I owned an Acura Legend. The Legend ended up with 195,000 miles and I was still able to sell it to a happy owner. Now with the newer TL (bought a used 2004), the upgrades are a... Read Full Review

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2004 Acura TL Safety Ratings

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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