Acura TL Washington DC
Falls Church, VA
2004 Acura TL Mid-Size Near-Luxury Sedan
By Sandra Kinsler and Brian Leshon
New Car Profile of the 2004 ACURA TL Mid-Size near-luxury sedan
Description: Mid-Size Sedan
Options & Features
In the class of mid-size near-luxury sedans, Acura's 3.2TL takes on airs of European cars, although price points seem downright domestic. The editions of 2004 represent a significant upgrade with fresh exterior styling evident.
Beneath the revamped skin there's a fortified structure with increased torsional rigidity and additional soundproofing around the passenger compartment with new acoustic front windshield glass and more plush appointments in the five-place cockpit. The new gear includes twin zone and dual modes for the automatic climate control system and the Acura/ELS Premium Surround Sound System with DVD-based audio kit, a six-disc CD changer and eight speakers. Xenon high intensity discharge (HID) headlights are also aboard, plus a power-operated glass moonroof and the cabin is trimmed in brushed aluminum accents with perforated leather seats.Honda's 60-degree V6 engine in the TL displaces 3.2 liters with overhead camshafts and high-tech controls. Horsepower increases from 225 to 270 and there's more useful torque too as directed to a cl...