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By tulips
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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Smooth ride, luxurious and comforatble interior. Excellent Bose System. Just the right mix of class and sportiness for the right price.


Favorite Features

Keyless entry, Bose Stereo System, Smooth Ride, Climate Control and Steering wheel control for stereo/cd player and Sunroof.


Suggested Improvements

better gas mileage


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WOW.....Great
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By Blake & Hollister
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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This is my first Acura, but certainly not my last. Wonderful automobile. Comfortable, fun to drive and very responsive. The 3.2 engine is powerful and yet quiet. Certainly did not need the larger "S" engine. So far gas milage has been very good. Need another car in June and would love to get another Acura.....might try the RL this time. One test drive and you'll agree.


Favorite Features

Car is fully equiped. No need to worry about options. Car is complete.


Suggested Improvements

Needs automatic door locks, when putting into gear.


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By vjgvdj
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan w/Navigation (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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this was only okay for 31k. i wish i got the avolon by toyota. overall it is okay.


Favorite Features

none


Suggested Improvements

none


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Acura has a winner!!
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By SpyGuy
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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Best car on the market for under $30k. Superior quality and comfort. Bought for my wife back in April - picking up the Type-S version for myself next month. Extremely fun to drive. Plenty of power with 225 horsies. Has all the extras you'd expect to find on a much more expensive sport-performance sedan. Acura has won me over!!


Favorite Features

Xenon HID headlamps, memory seat/mirrors, Bose 6-disc CD stereo, tons of accelerating power, rear windows go all the way down, retained power windows/moonroof after ignition off, auto tilt downlooking passenger mirror during reverse.


Suggested Improvements

Telescoping steering wheel, one-touch auto for all 4 windows/moonroof, perhaps curtain air bags, fold-down rear seat. Although, these are nit- picky things - the car is great as it is.


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An amazing car for the price!!!!
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By sk
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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I still can't beleive what a great deal my Acura TL was. I almost bought a Honda Accord last year for about the same price as I paid for this car and this car has so much more. It is safe, sporty, handles well, the basic warranty is better than honda or toyota. The overall quality put into this car is great!


Favorite Features

6 disc cd, memory seats, heated seats, traction control, climate control,leather seats, sunroof, etc, etc, etc


Suggested Improvements

Buy it from your mother...That's the only person that I can think of that might give better service than David- McDavid Acura in Plano, TX


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The Best
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By Tom Smith
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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This is the finest car on the market today for the money. The styling, comfort,and drive is without a peer.


Favorite Features

Style and comfort


Suggested Improvements

Gear shift---have a straight slot.


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so far so good
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By knix200129
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan w/Navigation (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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Just leased my '03 with Nav a month ago. So far I love this car. Looked at the Lexus IS300/ES300, and the Volvo S60/s80. After looking at all the goodies that came with the TL, and compared the pricing vs. the Lexus and the Volvo, it was no contest. So far this car is awesome. The passing power is great, the interior room (i'm 6'2" 260lbs) is very good, and the bose stereo ROCKS!!!! I also am leasing a Honda Odyssey w/Nav(which the wife and I LOVE!) but the stereo in the ODY is horrible. Anyhow, great car, great ride, great value, and great sound. If choosing an entry level Lux car, this is your car.


Favorite Features

Stereo, interior room, Nav system (Best nav system on the market def better then Lexus/Nissan/Infiniti Nav systems, bells and whistles, handling, giddy-up.


Suggested Improvements

rear-windshield wiper, bigger glove compartment (very tiny), auto-matic light turn-off when car is turned off, sun-roof when open only goes 2/3 as far as it should, automatic lumbar support. as you see nothing to cry about


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acura 3.2 TL
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By jmreiss
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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this vehicle has everything the sedan driver could want. Power, confort and convience. If price is an issue there is no better sedan than the TL. It leases at unbelievable numbers and the American Honda Lease has many advantages with no disposition fee and the $1500 damage waiver. All in all, Acura has put together an unbeatable package.


Favorite Features

225 hp v6 good gas mileage and lots of power


Suggested Improvements

better leather. needs to be softer


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But why?
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By ibuyer
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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As a value buyer I always shunned luxury vehicles. When it struck me that my new pal in town is the neighbourhood car mechanic I realised it was time for a new car. As always I started for an economy car. But at the insistence of a friend I agreed to test drive a TL. Thought what the heck, it is free to have a test drive. I am glad that I bough a TL. It is an unbelievable value for the quality, ride and standard features it provides. Of course one can buy a comparable Lexus for a meagre $9000 more or an Infinity I30, or an Audi A4, or a Jaguar, or a BMW 325 or a Volvo etc etc ....but why?


Favorite Features

Loaded with standard features, unlike a Lexus where may be the steering wheel is standard. Smoothness of ride, power, build quality and so on.


Suggested Improvements

Exterior styling could be improved. Current one is a bit too conservative, I think.


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Awesome Quality/Comfort and Affordable
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By PVD
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2003 Acura TL Sedan 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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Owned the Canadian version of this car for two weeks - it includes running headlights as standard feature. I find the driving EFFORTLESS. Return from journeys as relaxed as when I left! It seems to be very spacious inside, but does not look or feel like a large car. I don't know how Honda achieved this - well done Honda! Simple dash and instrument layout is as good as it gets, and the 6-CD changer WITH tape player just completes the experience.


Favorite Features

Smooth, quiet, powerful engine. Elegant exterior design - unassuming good looks. I hope Honda does NOT yield to pressures to change this external appearance. Quiet, comfortable interior, good quality leather


Suggested Improvements

Longer interior rear-view mirror to show more rear view without having to crane the neck! Add in the fuel calculator display for the non-S model - I really miss this capability !


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