After having driven a full-size 4 door pickup for the last 5 years and hoping to move into a 'stepdown' vehicle, I agreed to purchase my 2004 Acura TL. Having owned 2 Acuras in the past, I knew the reliability was going to be in place. Approaching the car from the outside, the car screams seriousness, class, and carries an appeal to people across the board. The interior is well put together, offering a quiet ride at all speeds. Nothing compares to being in the cockpit of the TL at night, with the glow of blue from the guage cluster along with the comliment of a subtile white from the center pillar. It's a car that runs great and is great to be seen in. In this car, you've arrived!
The standout feature on the TL is the Bluetooth connectivity to mobile phones. Having the ability to hold a conversation unfettered by even a bluetooth earpiece makes driving on the phone much less like multitasking. Surprisingly, having the microphone so close to the sunroof doesn't hinder calls.
The wheels on the TL could use a different profile against the tire, as the owner before me made short work of 3 out of 4 of the rims against curbs. There may be a better tire size match for the existing rim, otherwise, the rim needs to be completely re-engineered so as not to allow further damage.