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Receive updates on the best of TheTruthAboutCars. But to offer a genuine sports sedan aimed directly at the enthuiast, that gets such a glowing review on the powertrain, and let it fail because of some tires and software??

This is the type of ownership experience many people find, and why many come back to the brand. Skip to main content. This page was last updated: Same goes for the twin turbo RX The looks were a deal breaker, even though he liked his previous car: I have found that changing the tires can have a dramatic effect on steering wheel. Sorry, but a CTS, for aervice, is not more reliable than an Acura, your fondest wishes to the contrary.

Sometimes I think I servcie have done the Accord.

Review: Acura TL SH-AWD 6MT – The Truth About Cars

Thanked 9 Times in 8 Posts. The new six-speed automatic also improves efficiency by allowing double-kickdowns, meaning it can go from fifth to sercice gear. Honda-san died inand his company coasted along in his direction for about ten years before veering into a wall.


But there is a lot of chatter on the fan sites regarding servicing. The powertrain remains optimized for driver involvement, while the lighter steering and mandatory touring tires do a mushy in the other direction.

The was only recently added to the survey, and not yet enough s, so no stats for those yet. You must own one or something. I gave him an honest answer. But the TL could have been a great car.

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Get on the gas through a curve, and the effect is readily evident. These days the test begins atmiles. I have seen so many new BMWs on the side of the road.

Looks like they bought the BIW tools from the last-generation Maxima. This was what happened when they were told to fix it without costing too much. Then we got to the chassis part of the review, and I remembered why I have been so pissed off at Honda.

Official 2012 acura tl service manual

I used one for several weeks as a loaner. This is my next car.

Find More Posts by jimsacura. Throw in the legendary costs and attitudes you have to deal with in the BMW service department and that takes it up a notch in owner cost and pain. Either a or refreshed with 6MT.

They were at least still coasting in that direction when I bought my TSX in And you are far more likely to be able to limp hope if needed. That seems like the 3 series is also more reliable. In 2 years from now, I wonder if I will be able to flip it cheaply. I think the true test of engineering prowess begins aftermiles. On memorial weekend this year I bought this very model from a dealer that is 30minutes away.


The results in feel are different, but not with one necessarily better than the other. I called Acura Roadside and they towed it to the nearest Acura dealer which is different than the one I bought car from. Ummmm hello, Subaru Legacy GT anyone?

This car is not loaded with a bunch if trashy gimics that Detroit is trying to differentiate itself with.

If more people that could afford to did this, more cars would be acuta, and more people would be working. The whole pissing contest literally thing is pretty stupid. Motortrend – Zach Gale writer September 7, The only one I ever had 05 Odyssey ended up in lemon law court for issues which began the day after I bought it new.

But the Manuaal system might not work as well in the snow because the rear bias is counter-intuitive to what you want in slippery situations.