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By diane
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2009 Acura TL Sedan 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I had an Infiniti M35x and wanted a cheaper monthly payment without sacrificing the luxury. Looked at BMW 3 and Volkswagen CC. BMW was too expensive and everything was extra and VW was a little too small. The TL had everything I wanted standard (heated seats, sunroof and bluetooth). Dealer added the decklid spoiler for free. Engine is powerful and seats are comfortable. A little more road noise comes in than I would have liked. Dash layout is nice, looks modern and sporty. Steering is nice and tight. Fuel economy is great (22+) considering I averaged 14 mpg with the M35. I like the ipod connectivity. Good sounding stereo. I like this car a lot.


Best Features

Exterior looks (getting used to the grill), ipod connectivity, comfortable seats, heated seats, bluetooth, dash layout and fuel economy.


Worst Features

Bigger wheels!! Make shifter knob a push in instead of pull up (weird thing), make push button start with no key standard (you can get a nissan with this, c'mon Acura!), flat trunk floor, make sun visors thicker (my daughter's Ford Taurus had nicer visors!), less road noise.


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Great car, buy one if you are looking
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By RSchwagerl
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2009 Acura TL Sedan 4dr Sedan w/Tech Package (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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Upgraded from a 2004 Chrysler Sebring 2 door coupe. Tech package is awesome. I have taken the car on a long road trip and was very impressed with the handling and the ride. The fit and finish from the interior and exterior is first rate.


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Navigation system, ipod hookup, stereo features, & voice recognition are really easy to use.


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Best Car in its class and best value
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By Woyoyo
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2009 Acura TL Sedan 4dr Sedan w/Tech Package (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I bought my TL with Technology package a week ago and I love it. I compared the TL to Infinity G37 and Lexus ES350 and here is what I found. The G37 was great to drive but has unimpressive interior and feels small , the ES350 is very comfortable to ride but un- sporty to drive and large, the TL has amazing interior, advanced technology package, fun to drive and but ugly grill (beak). So I decided that was easier to live with that “beak” after painting it.


Best Features

The tech package.


Worst Features

The front and trunk grills need to go or get painted.


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Exciting car to drive
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By Wayne
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2009 Acura TL Sedan SH-AWD 4dr Sedan AWD w/Tech Package (3.7L 6cyl 5A)


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Picked up this 2009 TL Sho With tech package 4/2009 and I must say the nav system is much better than in my 05 RL. The vehicle is fun to drive and I'm having a hard time staying out of it. The sound system is top notch and I love the IPod USB feature. Overall after doing much research and test driving BMW, Mercedes and Infinity this is the value for the money out here.


Best Features

Nav system, sound system and performance.


Worst Features

Power steering wheel, rear sun shades.


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By Dookie
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2009 Acura TL Sedan 4dr Sedan w/Tech Package (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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Had taken my 2008 TL Type S in for some routine maint and given the 2009 TL. Must say I was not disappointed but not overly impressed. Kinda left me feeling a bit ho-hum *yawn*. The styling of the 2009 TL is confusing. It's as if they attempted to include everything on the exterior and the result is just big question mark. What was the statement? The interior is just as confusing with all its swoops and swirls... definite disconnection. The ride was comfortable, stereo sounded great, seats comfortable. Acceleration was quite lacking as I've become accustomed to much more in my 08 Type S. Overall not a disappointing ride, however, nothing spectacular. The Tech package is extraordinary.


Best Features

The Nav system is the best I've seen. Quite up to date and extremely user friendly. Ride was smooth but a little too soft.


Worst Features

Revert to the 2008 body style or come up with something better. While the engine is 3.7 the TL gained 300lbs therefore it's a wash. The 08 Type S could out run this 09 buffalo, tighter suspension, more sporty interior. Lose the upfront "lightshow." The 2009 TL is no doubt, still a quality ride.


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