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Review I purchased my 05 TL used in 2007 w/just over 24K miles. The car looked sharp, had a nice ride and was loaded w/everything (Navi, Hands Free Phone, Voice activation, moonroof etc.) The transmission operated smoothly and the car had great performance and handling esp. considering its a front wheel drive vehicle. One thing I did notice after a few months was that under brisk acceleration (not jack rabbit starts mind you) the car seemed to hesitate as if traction control had been activated. I ended up ditching the Michelin Pilot MXMV... and getting Bridgestone RE 960AS (stayed w/ 17") and the car has handled like a dream ever since.
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Available Acura TL 2005 Submodel Types: Sedan, Type-S, 3.2 Type-S
Available Trims: Base, 3.2, Technology Package, SH-AWD w/Technology Package, Type-S, 3.2 Type-S, Special Edition, SH-AWD w/Advance Package, SH-AWD, Advance Package, SH-AWD w/Technology Package and HPT
Exterior Colors: Crystal Black Pearl, Graphite Luster Metallic, White Diamond Pearl, Nighthawk Black Pearl, Bellanova White Pearl, Silver Moon, Satin Silver Metallic, Polished Metal Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Grigio Metallic, Palladium Metallic, Royal Blue Pearl, Basque Red Pearl, Abyss Blue Pearl, Anthracite Metallic, Basque Red Pearl II, Fathom Blue Pearl, Carbon Bronze Pearl, Eternal Blue Pearl, Moroccan Red Pearl, Redondo Red Pearl, Bold Beige Metallic, Carbon Gray Pearl, Forged Silver Metallic, Mayan Bronze Metallic, Monterey Blue Pearl, Taffeta White, Aegean Blue Pearl, Dark Emerald Pearl, Deep Green Pearl, Desert Mist Metallic, Kinetic Blue Pearl, Laguna Green Metallic, Naples Gold Metallic, Noble Green Metallic