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2013 Acura TL Special Edition

At a Glance

Pricing $36,030 - $45,540
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 3.5l V6, 3.7l V6
Transmissions A6, M6
Fuel Economy 17-20 (city), 25-29 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 67

Overview Information

The TL is a premium mid-sized sedan loosely based on the popular Honda Accord. With prices starting at $35,000, the TL is a distinctively styled sedan with a high quality interior and a generous list of standard equipment. The front-wheel-drive TL base model is equipped with a powerful 280-bhp V6. For the performance enthusiast, the TL SH-AWD pairs a larger 305-bhp 3.7L V6 with Acura's all-wheel-drive system. The inclusion of all-wheel-drive widens the appeal to buyers who may be shopping rear-wheel-drive alternatives. An optional Technology package includes a voice activated navigation system, premium audio system and keyless operation. The short option list compares favorably to competitive offerings like the Cadillac CTS and Lexus ES whose base price quickly escalates with options.

Official Word:

The new 2014 Acura TL is now on sale, with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $36,0301. As Acura's award-winning, performance-oriented sport sedan, the TL balances style, luxury and dynamic performance in a unique way. This dynamic and spirited performance is balanced with an EPA fuel economy rating of 29-mpg highway (TL)2. As the 2013 TL was one of the industry's first vehicles to earn a TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
TL 3.5l V6 (280-bhp) A6 FWD 20/29/24 65 $36,030
TL Special Edition 3.5l V6 (280-bhp) A6 FWD 20/29/24 65 $37,530
TL Technology 3.5l V6 (280-bhp) A6 FWD 20/29/24 65 $39,760
TL Advance 3.5l V6 (280-bhp) A6 FWD 20/29/24 65 $41,960
TL SH-AWD 3.7l V6 (305-bhp) A6 AWD 18/26/22 65 $39,580
TL SH-AWD 6MT Technology 3.7l V6 (305-bhp) M6 AWD 17/25/21 65 $43,310
TL SH-AWD Technology 3.7l V6 (305-bhp) A6 AWD 18/26/22 65 $43,310
TL SH-AWD Advance 3.7l V6 (305-bhp) A6 AWD 18/26/22 67 $45,540