• (4.6) 52 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,865$10,393
  • 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
2005 Acura TL

Our Take on the 2005 Acura TL

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Automatic-transmission operation
  • Somewhat difficult entry and exit

Notable Features

  • 270-hp V-6
  • Available six-speed manual
  • Bluetooth wireless connectivity
  • Acura/ELS DVD Audio 5.1 surround sound
  • XM Satellite Radio


Our Expert Reviews

When I get a vehicle to test that is so obviously aimed at women and families, I turn to the women in my family for their opinions.And with the new Acura TL, the verdict from three women in my household -- a wife and two daughters -- was an astounding "Wow! That's a really nice car."Now, before you Acura fans jump all over me for saying the TL is aimed at women, remember that I said "and f... Read full review for the 2005 Acura TL

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Consumer Reviews


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Exciting Car

by Go Buckeyes from Chicago, IL on December 11, 2009

Recently bought this used. Most impressive feature: very stylish, even after five years. Tons of interior features -- a highly intelligent car. The 270 HP engine accelerates with a snap. Brakes are aw... Read Full Review

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Service & Repair

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

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