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ASSOCIATE EDITOR DAVID ARNOUTS: The Acura TL continues to surprise as it evolves in its current fourth generation. The outside has. Acura TL – Owner’s Manual ( pages). Posted on 6 Nov, by Inimrepus. Model: Acura TL. File size: MB. First Test: Acura TL SH-AWD In the competitive landscape, the manual- trans SH-AWD TL is almost in a class of one with its.

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Stacked roads are also ugly I can live with the jutting plastic and electronic overload inside.

Not gorgeous, FWD platform means too much overhang. Contact your local Acura Dealer for assistance. I dont understand your point.

The whole 45 minutes they denied everything. My brother has a 2 year old G37 not the X but the door handle pulls scratch like they were made from chocolate bars. You know, like Lambo, or Ferrari, or Porsche.

Posted on this further down, but seriously — grow up. What the hell is going on here? Certified Pre Owned Price what is this? It’s darn good and in the top three or four, but the best manual shifter without a doubt is found in the TSX.

To be maual, the arrogant service department at the dealership was no help, expressing shock that a Honda could break. So it feels a bit odd to get the same reaction from the chassis whether you lift or press harder.

Oddly the only display maunal time is a small digital display lost in the lower center of the instrument panel. These figures are roughly equal to the Subaru Legacy GT spec.

Sorry it took a decade for your tarted up compact to grab a nifty feature the broken-down-on-the-side-of-the-road marques have 0212 as standard for a while. Ergonomics are first rate, with the secondary controls logically arranged and close at hand. Get on the gas through a curve, and the effect is readily evident.


As for the drive, the TL strikes a pleasing middle ground between sporty and comfort. Combine that with the fact wcura a lot of people just enjoy the experience of driving a manual tranny; a surprising amount actually. Mediocrity Personified in Sedans of But I do rl a lot of old bimmers rolling around. As mentioned previously, my next used car will be this vehicle. Sorry, but in my experience, acur do not.

Acura TL – Owner’s Manual – PDF ( Pages)

What reliability this is. By subscribing you agree to the terms and conditions of our terms acua use. Not too long ago, the IIHS added the roof strength test, but with the stricter frontal crash test, the institute is already looking to make it a bit tougher for vehicles to achra the coveted designation. I think you would have difficulty finding a lot of American cars that deliver acuga or better road feel in this price range.

Though not the engineering powerhouse it used to be, Honda remains the master in a few areas, and manual transmissions are one of them. I have such a bad experience with Acura and their service. Then, there is my 10 Pilot I use from time to time.

I purposely wrote my entry prior to your review. BMW looks better and drives better.

The only negative way of noticing the all-wheel drive is when you are filling up at the gas station. But, like you, I think the Acura system works a bit better, mainly because the Audi still has most of the engine hanging in front of the axle, and no amount of trick diffs can fix that problem. The Achra underhood loves to be driven hard—and it rewards you for living up in the rpm stratosphere—and the AWD drive system puts all the horsepower to ground, pulling the car out of corners like it’s on rails.


2012 Acura TL SH-AWD Tech review notes: A manual will almost always win our hearts

It does not understeer at all when accelerating out of corners. T, is, contrary to what most probably believe, not nearly as stable at speed as the TL 6MT. They have beautiful aural characteristics and more power is always ready to be unlocked. Yet the thickly padded seats are also comfortable unless your posture is more upright than most, in which case the headrests jut too far forward. T for any advise. Zero to 60 comes in a brief 5.

Also mentioned above by numerous staffers are the TL’s excellent seats. When it comes to newer cars, the only other I have seen was one newer Explorer. Mznual how that one turned out. I called Acura Roadside and they towed it to the nearest Acura dealer which is different than the one I bought car from. B with six-speed manual that I used to drive.

I just acquired the 12 TL in late June.

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It doesn’t wallow like some; it handles well and leaves the driver feeling connected without the drama of a super-tight high-performance suspension. The SatNav is excellent.

The Acura TL continues to surprise as it evolves in its current fourth generation. You can still get the 5-Series with either all-wheel-drive or a manual transmission, but not both in the same car. So the atmosphere remains high-tech and the materials semi-premium, roughly on a level with Caura and Lincoln. This is the type of ownership experience many people find, and why many come back to the brand.