2010 Acura TL Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$35,105-$43,385
$32,673-$40,266
17 /CITY / 25 /HWY
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What Changed for the 2010 Acura TL:

  • New 6-speed manual transmission for the TL SH-AWD
  • TL SH-AWD, when equipped with the manual, receives different AWD, suspension and steering tuning for greater performance
  • TL SH-AWD also gets stiffer engine and transmission mounts, and heavier duty front driveshafts, differential and CV joints
  • Other Acura TL models carry over unchanged for 2010

This mid-size luxury sedan continues to add sportier options for the 2010 model year. Acura introduced a more powerful engine to the 2009 model, and the news for 2010 is the availability of an optional manual transmission as well as a re-tuned suspension.

The base model TL offers a full complement of safety features, including 17-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery, a list of power features, plus an eight-speaker sound system with Bluetooth connectivity. The TL SH-AWD has 18-inch wheels (with 19-inch wheels optional), a more powerful engine, and an available two-tone interior, as well as upgraded brakes, seats, and interior trim. Both trim levels have a standard five-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

Both models offer an optional Technology Package, which adds a hard-drive-based navigation system with voice recognition, an updated navigation system, GPS-linked and solar-sensing climate control, leather seats, keyless remote start, and a Panasonic/ELS 10-speaker audio system with 10 speakers.

The base model TL, with front-wheel drive and an automatic transmission, is powered by a 3.5-liter 280-hp V6 engine that produces 254 lb.-ft. of torque. The all-wheel-drive TL SH-AWD has a 3.7-liter V6 that produces 305 hp and 273 lb.-ft. of torque. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 18 mpg city and 26 mpg highway for the TL, and 17 and 24 mpg for the TL SH-AWD. The six-speed manual transmission is available only with the TL SH-AWD.

The 2010 Acura TL earned five stars in government frontal and side-impact tests and a \"Good\" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in frontal offset and side-impact testing.

When introduced, the 2010 Acura TL base price was $35,915.

What Changed for the 2010 Acura TL:

  • New 6-speed manual transmission for the TL SH-AWD
  • TL SH-AWD, when equipped with the manual, receives different AWD, suspension and steering tuning for greater performance
  • TL SH-AWD also gets stiffer engine and transmission mounts, and heavier duty front driveshafts, differential and CV joints
  • Other Acura TL models carry over unchanged for 2010

This mid-size luxury sedan continues to add sportier options for the 2010 model year. Acura introduced a more powerful engine to the 2009 model, and the news for 2010 is the availability of an optional manual transmission as well as a re-tuned suspension.

The base model TL offers a full complement of safety features, including 17-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery, a list of power features, plus an eight-speaker sound system with Bluetooth connectivity. The TL SH-AWD has 18-inch wheels (with 19-inch wheels optional), a more powerful engine, and an available two-tone interior, as well as upgraded brakes, seats, and interior trim. Both trim levels have a standard five-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

Both models offer an optional Technology Package, which adds a hard-drive-based navigation system with voice recognition, an updated navigation system, GPS-linked and solar-sensing climate control, leather seats, keyless remote start, and a Panasonic/ELS 10-speaker audio system with 10 speakers.

The base model TL, with front-wheel drive and an automatic transmission, is powered by a 3.5-liter 280-hp V6 engine that produces 254 lb.-ft. of torque. The all-wheel-drive TL SH-AWD has a 3.7-liter V6 that produces 305 hp and 273 lb.-ft. of torque. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 18 mpg city and 26 mpg highway for the TL, and 17 and 24 mpg for the TL SH-AWD. The six-speed manual transmission is available only with the TL SH-AWD.

The 2010 Acura TL earned five stars in government frontal and side-impact tests and a \"Good\" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in frontal offset and side-impact testing.

When introduced, the 2010 Acura TL base price was $35,915.

Available Trims for the 2010 Acura TL
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 4dr Sdn 2WD Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35105.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name Tech (4dr Sdn 2WD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38835.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name Tech 18 Wheels (4dr Sdn 2WD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39835.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 4dr Sdn SH-AWD Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38655.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
Name Tech Man (4dr Sdn SH-AWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 42385.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
Name Tech Auto (4dr Sdn SH-AWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 42385.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
Name Tech HPT Man (4dr Sdn SH-AWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 43385.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
Name Tech HPT Auto (4dr Sdn SH-AWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 43385.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
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INTERIOR
  • Heated leather-trimmed bucket seats -inc: 10-way pwr driver seat w/2-way driver pwr lumbar, 8-way pwr passenger seat
  • Active front headrests
  • Adjustable rear headrests
  • Rear seat center armrest w/locking trunk pass-through
  • Front center console -inc: adjustable armrest, dual level storage, coin holder
  • Front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • 3-spoke leather-wrapped collapsible tilt & telescoping steering wheel -inc: controls for audio, cruise, phone, multi-info display, voice recognition
  • Theft deterrent system w/electronic immobilizer
  • LED back-lit instruments w/progressive illumination
  • Multi-info display w/electronic compass
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Trip computer
  • Maintenance Minder system
  • Pwr windows w/auto up-down, auto-reverse, key-off operation
  • Pwr door locks
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Remote keyless entry system -inc: personalized settings for drivers seat, mirrors, audio settings
  • Dual zone/mode automatic climate control -inc: air filtration, automatic humidity control, rear vents w/controls
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Aluminum threshold garnish
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminated vanity mirrors -inc: driver card holder
  • Ambient cabin lighting
  • Footwell lighting
  • Door-mounted courtesy lights
  • Illuminated controls -inc: steering wheel controls, ignition, pwr windows, door locks, overhead controls
  • Front/rear map lights
  • Seatback pockets
  • Front/rear beverage holders
  • Front/rear door storage compartments
  • (2) 12-volt pwr outlets
  • Simulated chestnut wood trim
  • Textured metal interior trim
  • Rear cargo net
  • Heated Milano premium leather-trimmed bucket seats -inc: 10-way pwr driver seat w/2-way driver pwr lumbar, 8-way pwr passenger seat
  • Push button ignition
  • Navigation system -inc: voice recognition, traffic rerouting, rearview camera, Zagat ratings
  • AcuraLink satellite communication system -inc: real-time traffic, weather
  • Keyless access system -inc: personalized settings for drivers seat, mirrors, audio settings, navigation settings
  • Automated appointments
  • Interface dial
  • GPS-linked solar sensing temperature control
  • Black carpeting
EXTERIOR
  • 17" x 8" split-spoke alloy wheels
  • P245/50VR17 all-season tires
  • Pwr operated moonroof w/tilt -inc: auto-open/close, auto-reverse, key-off operation
  • Xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights w/auto-on/off feature
  • Front fog lights
  • LED tail lights
  • Acoustic glass windshield
  • Heated pwr mirrors w/memory, reverse-gear tilt down, integrated directional signals
  • Speed-sensitive variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Body-color door handles
  • Rear lid spoiler
  • Chrome accented door handles
  • 18" x 8" 5-split-spoke alloy wheels
  • P245/45VR18 all-season tires
  • 18" x 8" 5-spoke alloy wheels
  • Bumper-integrated front brake cooling ducts
  • 19" x 8" 5-split-spoke alloy wheels
  • P245/40ZR19 high-performance tires
MECHANICAL
  • 3.5L SOHC PGM-FI 24-valve VTEC V6 engine
  • Drive-by-wire throttle system
  • 5-speed sequential SportShift automatic transmission w/OD -inc: paddle shifters, grade logic control
  • Front wheel drive
  • Independent double wishbone front suspension
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension
  • Electric variable pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes
  • Integrated dual outlet exhaust
  • 3.7L SOHC PGM-FI 24-valve VTEC V6 engine
  • Super handling all wheel drive (SH-AWD)
  • 6-speed manual transmission -inc: sport shifter
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake force distribution, brake assist
    • Vehicle stability assist (VSA) w/traction control
    • Advanced compatibility engineering (ACE) body structure
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Impact absorbing front/rear crumple zones
    • Daytime running lights
    • Dual stage dual threshold front airbags
    • Dual chamber front side-impact airbags w/passenger occupant position detection system
    • Front/rear side-curtain airbags
    • 3-point seat belts
    • Front seat belt height adjusters, load limiters, pretensioners
    • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • Rear child safety door locks
    • Tire pressure monitor w/location & pressure indicators
    • Hill start assist
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 276-watt AM/FM stereo w/MP3 player & 6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: (8) speakers
    • USB audio interface
    • Aux audio input
    • XM satellite radio *Available in 48 contiguous United States, first 90 days are free*
    • Radio data system
    • Speed-sensitive volume control
    • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink wireless telephone interface
    • 440-watt AM/FM stereo w/MP3/CD/DVD-audio/DTS charger -inc: hard disc drive, (10) Acura/ELS surround sound speakers

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