About This Vehicle
Distinctive styling; roomy interior; ride quality; high-tech features
Acura's mid-size luxury sport sedan, the TL, has been completely redesigned for 2009. Based on the all-new Honda Accord introduced last year, the new TL is larger, more aggressively styled and sportier than before. Especially of note is the new all-wheel drive model, incorporating Acura's performance-oriented SH-AWD system and a more powerful 3.7-liter V6. The model, as before, serves to...
Thanks to its more aggressive styling, the new TL stands out in its class; its two separate models now cater separately to comfort-oriented buyers and performance enthusiasts. And although prices are not especially low, the sum of technology features that the TL offers is better than most other mid-size luxury cars. Resale value has been impressive on the TL.
The mid-size Acura TL is completely new for 2009. It's about six inches longer than last year's model, and about two inches wider and slightly higher. That translates to a significantly roomier interior; but the real news is a more aggressive appearance outside and in. Acura has adopted a more angular yet sleek appearance for the new TL, most notably at the rear, where a sleek, rakish rear...