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    About Acura TL


    The Acura TL is a midsize luxury sedan geared towards a more youthful demographic than traditional upscale models. The Acura TL went into production in 1995 and first debuted as the 2.5 TL. For the first generation, the TL was outfitted with a 2.5L 20-valve five-cylinder engine capable of 176 horsepower. Just like the 2.5 TL, the 3.2L version of the model is referred to as the 3.2 TL. However, unlike the 2.5, the 3.2L TL used a more powerful V6 engine. Both variants had such parts as automatic climate control, a cassette/CD player, power windows, power locks, and such safety features as dual airbags and antilock brakes. Leather upholstery was standard inside the 3.2. A power moonroof was added to the model in 1997 along with intermittent windshield wipers. That same year, the sportier 2.5 was also equipped with alloy wheels.

    In 1999, the second-generation Acura TL was introduced without the 2.5L model and was constructed on the Honda Accord platform. The 3.2L V6 engine got a makeover, upping the horsepower to 225. It was also mated to a four-speed SportShift automatic transmission. Honda would rebadge the cars as the Inspire and Saber in other markets. A year later, the transmission went from a four-speed to a five while still hosting SportShift. Side-impact airbags and a DVD-based navigation system were introduced as well. 2001 welcomed in a coupe version of the TL, the 3.2CL, but due to poor sales, did not remain on the roster long. A slight redesign was implemented in 2002 with new taillights, a revised front fascia, and a 6 CD disc-changer. The third-generation TL premiered in 2003 showing off an aggressive aerodynamic shape, redesigned interior accessories, V6, and a choice between a six-speed manual and a five-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles. Two trim levels, the base and Type S, were offered. It wasn't until 2007, when the Type S would make its way onto the market.

    The fourth generation Acura TL was unveiled for the 2009 model year in two trim levels: base and SH-AWD (Super-Handling All Wheel Drive). The base model is front-wheel drive and equipped with a 3.5L V6 good for 280 HP. It is also outfitted with 17" wheels, xenon HID headlights, a sunroof, and leather seating. The SH-AWD takes over the Type S and is powered by a 3.7L V6 that pumps out 305 HP as well as 275 pounds-per-foot of torque. The SH is equipped similarly to the Base, but additionally shows off 18" alloy wheels, sport-tuned suspension, and metallic trim and accents. The fourth-generation TL showcases such amenities as XM radio, a 6 CD disc-changer with eight speakers, Bluetooth capability, and optional traffic/weather navigation technology. Sales of the Acura TL have been strong since the beginning, averaging 61,700 units sold per model year. The TL has also picked up numerous awards including being named the 2006 Consumer Guide Best Buy and Recommended Vehicles Best Premium Midsize Car as well as taking home the Best Interior for a Premium Priced Car (2009).

    Texture, comfort, and beauty is what the Acura TL has been recognized for ever since it first rolled off the line. One of the best-selling luxury cars in recent memory, the TL is often mentioned alongside other greats such as the BMW 3 Series, Cadillac CTS, and Lexus LS. The brilliant performance and high-tech parts of the Acura TL have never ceased to impress, regardless of series. Precision engineering coupled with elegance and creativity have allowed the TL to flourish ever more, allowing drivers everywhere that feeling of class and refinement some only dream about. Improvements year by year indicate that the TL’s illustrious presence just keeps growing stronger.

    We know this ride never ceases as a newsmaker, which is why our selection of Acura TL Accessories and Parts is always a focal point. Regardless if you’re looking to add onto the soothing luxury of the interior or further the classy persona of the outside of this refined vehicle, our inventory of Acura TL accessories and parts will get you where you need to go. The biggest names at the best value are all right here waiting for your discovery. When it comes to Acura TL accessories, CARiD.com should always be your one and only destination!

    Whether you plan to improve your vehicle's performance or simply want to add some flare to its style, we store an exhaustive collection of accessories and parts designed specifically for your vehicle. Whatever product you choose, you are guaranteed to get nothing but the premium quality, unrivaled performance, and unique style. Understanding that your vehicle deserves only the top accessories and parts, we carefully handpicked each single item. And be sure all of them are manufactured by the most reputable companies in the industry, so the quality is beyond any doubts. If you still are not sure what product to choose, you are welcome to check 164 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, and define what accessory or part perfectly fits both your vehicle and your pocket.



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    The 2012 Acura TL Showed Its Face
    The 2012 Acura TL Showed Its Face

    Acura unveiled its new 2012 Acura TL at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. The reinvigorated midsize four-door sedan got improved fuel efficiency, refreshed look, and upgraded equipment package.

    As vice president of Acura sales Jeff Conrad commented on the new look of the car, “The 2012 Acura TL is refined yet aggressive. Already known for the great performance, the TL has sophisticated new look and a 6-speed automatic transmission that will take performance to the whole new level.” Changes in appearance include revised grille, shorter overhang, redesigned front bumper, and restyled headlights and turn signals. The mentioned sophisticated look of the new TL is achieved by a thinner rear trunk edge trim and updated taillights.

    Now, the TL comes in three trim levels: TL, TL Technology, and TL Advance. All three will be available with all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive, and all three will come with the new Sequential SportShift 6-speed manual transmission. The 4WD versions are also available with an optional 6-speed manual transmission. The transmission is paired with a multi-clutch torque converter that reduces heat build-up and allows for lock-up activation in a wider range of driving conditions. These upgrades result in improved fuel economy. Now the 2012 TL makes 20 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway (increase of 3 mpg compared to the 2011 TL). Acura covers its new TL by a 6-year/70,000 miles powertrain limited warranty and a 4-year/50,000 mile bumper-to-bumper limited warranty.