In 2004 Acura redesigned the TL and made the car better in every way compared to its predecessor.

The third generation Acura TL (2004 – 2008) is my favorite generation TL and I actually prefer it over the current version.

In 2007 Acura made minor revisions to the car with new headlights and taillights. They also added a Type-S model which was a sportier version of their already sporty car.

Transmission choices for the 04 model is either a 5-speed automatic or 6-speed manual.

Honda makes one of the best shifters in the market. So if you’re looking to buy a used TL I would strongly suggest getting the 6-speed manual.

You can buy these cars pretty cheap in the used car market today. Prices for an 04 model in good condition can be purchased for under 10K.

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Acura Legend

April 5, 2011

The Acura Legend was the first car to come out of Acura. It came with a 6 cylinder 200 hp engine and had all the bells and whistles of the day. I recently test drove one with over 180K miles on the odometer and the engine pulled very well.

Honda, like all of their other cars, made this one like a tank. Though the exterior and interior showed a little wear and tear, the engine and transmission performed like it was brand new.

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