Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 745 Total Reviews
Write a review

Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
Nice car bad torque steer
By steve741 on
Vehicle
2004 Acura TL 3.2 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 6M)
Review
The Acura TL is a nice car but with the 6 speed transmission the torque-steer can be annoying. The car felt uncomfortable in the wet due to this issue. I thought the interior was great and bluetooth worked well. Rust was a huge issue on the rear wheel well and just behind the door. This set in fairly early in the car's life. Even making efforts to keep this at bay failed... anywhere there was a spot weld in the fender lip.
Favorite Features
I really liked the bluetooth phone. Very usable. I also love the engine and the 6 speed transmission felt great but the torque steer let it down.
Suggested Improvements
I'd opt for the all-wheel-drive of the later models if choosing the manual transmission... I suspect the torque steer would be reduced. I also felt the handling could be better. It never felt as controllable as my Alfa Romeo sedans or Mercedes. Add to the throttle on torque steer and I always felt I was fighting to keep the car transitioning out of turns smoothly.
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific