2011 Acura TL Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$35,305-$43,585
$32,857-$40,449
17 /CITY / 25 /HWY
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This midsize luxury sedan has undergone several improvements in recent model years, including a more powerful engine, a re-tuned suspension, an optional manual transmission, and an overall repositioning as a conservatively sporty choice. The 2011 TL carries over from the previous year.

The base model of the 2011 Acura TL features 17-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery, automatic Xenon headlights, power accessories, Bluetooth connectivity, and an 8-speaker sound system. The TL SH-AWD trim steps up to 18-inch wheels (with 19-inch wheels optional), a more powerful engine, Acura's proprietary all-wheel-drive (AWD) system, upgraded brakes and seats, upgraded interior trim, and available two-tone interior. Both trims offer an optional Technology package, which adds a hard-drive-based navigation system with voice recognition, GPS-linked and solar-sensing climate control, upgraded leather upholstery, keyless ignition, and a 10-speaker sound system. The trunk provides just over 13 cubic feet of cargo space, according to the manufacturer.

The 2011 Acura TL's base power plant is a 280-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that works with front-wheel drive and a 5-speed automatic transmission. The TL SH-AWD trim employs a 305-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine and an AWD system that allots varying power to front and rear wheels depending on the situation. With that drivetrain, a 6-speed manual transmission with hill-start assist is optional. The base engine delivers 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway; the larger engine returns 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA.

Standard safety features on the 2011 Acura TL include anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, stability control, traction control, front side air bags, side curtain air bags, and active front head restraints. A rearview camera is optional. The 2011 Acura TL received the highest-possible \"Good\" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in frontal offset, rear-impact, and side-impact crash testing.

Starting MSRP for the 2011 Acura TL was $35,305.

This midsize luxury sedan has undergone several improvements in recent model years, including a more powerful engine, a re-tuned suspension, an optional manual transmission, and an overall repositioning as a conservatively sporty choice. The 2011 TL carries over from the previous year.

The base model of the 2011 Acura TL features 17-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery, automatic Xenon headlights, power accessories, Bluetooth connectivity, and an 8-speaker sound system. The TL SH-AWD trim steps up to 18-inch wheels (with 19-inch wheels optional), a more powerful engine, Acura's proprietary all-wheel-drive (AWD) system, upgraded brakes and seats, upgraded interior trim, and available two-tone interior. Both trims offer an optional Technology package, which adds a hard-drive-based navigation system with voice recognition, GPS-linked and solar-sensing climate control, upgraded leather upholstery, keyless ignition, and a 10-speaker sound system. The trunk provides just over 13 cubic feet of cargo space, according to the manufacturer.

The 2011 Acura TL's base power plant is a 280-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that works with front-wheel drive and a 5-speed automatic transmission. The TL SH-AWD trim employs a 305-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine and an AWD system that allots varying power to front and rear wheels depending on the situation. With that drivetrain, a 6-speed manual transmission with hill-start assist is optional. The base engine delivers 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway; the larger engine returns 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA.

Standard safety features on the 2011 Acura TL include anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, stability control, traction control, front side air bags, side curtain air bags, and active front head restraints. A rearview camera is optional. The 2011 Acura TL received the highest-possible \"Good\" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in frontal offset, rear-impact, and side-impact crash testing.

Starting MSRP for the 2011 Acura TL was $35,305.

Available Trims for the 2011 Acura TL
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 4dr Sdn 2WD Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35305.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name Tech (4dr Sdn 2WD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39035.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name Tech 18 Wheels (4dr Sdn 2WD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 40035.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 4dr Sdn SH-AWD Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38855.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
Name Tech Man (4dr Sdn SH-AWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 42585.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
Name Tech Auto (4dr Sdn SH-AWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 42585.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
Name Tech HPT Man (4dr Sdn SH-AWD) Transmission Manual MSRP 43585.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
Name Tech HPT Auto (4dr Sdn SH-AWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 43585.00 Engine 3.7L/223 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
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INTERIOR
  • Heated leather-trimmed sport 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: sliding tray, dual level storage, utility compartments
  • 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/compass
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Trip computer
  • Maintenance Minder system
  • Alarm system
  • Pwr windows w/auto up-down, auto-reverse, remote open, key-off operation
  • Pwr door locks
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Cruise control
  • Remote keyless entry system -inc: personalized settings for drivers seat, mirrors, audio
  • 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 LED map lights
  • Leather-wrapped gearshift knob
  • Seatback pockets
  • Front/rear beverage holders
  • Front/rear door storage compartments
  • (2) 12-volt pwr outlets
  • Simulated chestnut wood trim
  • Textured metal interior trim
  • Heated Milano premium leather-trimmed sport 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" 5-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
  • Front fog lights
  • LED tail lights
  • Acoustic glass windshield
  • Heated pwr mirrors w/memory, reverse-gear tilt down, integrated LED directional signals
  • Speed-sensitive variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Body-color door handles
  • Illuminated front door handle recesses
  • Rear lid spoiler -inc: integrated rearview camera
  • Chrome accented door handles
  • 18" x 8" 5-spoke alloy wheels
  • P245/45VR18 all-season tires
  • 18" x 8" split-spoke alloy wheels
  • Bumper-integrated front brake cooling ducts
  • 19" x 8" 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 -inc: coil springs
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension -inc: coil springs
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • 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)
  • Integrated quad-outlet sport exhaust
  • 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 multiple threshold front airbags
    • 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
    • Emergency trunk release
    • Tire pressure monitor w/location & pressure indicators
    • Hill start assist
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 276-watt AM/FM stereo w/WMA/MP3 player & 6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: Bluetooth audio, Dolby Pro Logic II, (8) speakers w/8-inch subwoofer
    • USB audio interface w/iPod integration
    • 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/WMA/MP3/CD/DVD-audio/DTS charger -inc: hard disk drive, Bluetooth audio, Dolby Pro Logic II, (10) Acura/ELS surround sound speakers
    • XM satellite radio -inc: note function music-reminder *Available in 48 contiguous United States, first 90 days are free*
    • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink wireless telephone interface -inc: phonebook exchange

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