2012 Acura TL Owners Manual – Thanks to the current year’s revived outside styling and improved eco-friendliness, the 2012 Acura TL is a solid decision for a moderate size luxury sedan.
The 2012 Acura TL, in any case, profits by a midcycle invigorate that significantly restrains the proboscis, while other styling corrections like reshaped front and rear fascias add to the current year’s sleeker look. Inside, the TL features notable enhancements to the navigation system (it currently has a 60GB hard drive, more maps and crisper graphics), a progressively detailed Bluetooth audio display (e.g., melody and artist), active pairing for Bluetooth phones and improved sound insulation for a calmer cabin. Lastly, the Advance package presently incorporates ventilated seats and a vulnerable side warning system.
2012 Acura TL models
The 2012 Acura TL is a fair size luxury sedan available in TL and TL SH-AWD trim levels.
The standard 2012 Acura TL accompanies 17-inch wheels, automatic xenon headlamps, foglamps, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, heated eight-way power front seats (with driver lumbar adjustment and memory capacities), leather upholstery and an auto-diminishing rearview reflect. Bluetooth telephone and audio network and an eight-speaker sound system with a six-CD changer, satellite radio, an auxiliary audio jack and an iPod/USB audio interface are also standard. The TL SH-AWD adds an all the more impressive motor, all-wheel drive, increasingly aggressive suspension and steering tuning, upgraded brakes, 18-inch wheels, profound reinforced front seats and contrasting leather sewing.
2012 Acura TL Highlights, Performance and mpg
The 2012 Acura TL gets overhauled front-end styling, a six-speed automatic transmission, improved eco-friendliness, an upgraded navigation system and a calmer freeway ride.
The base model 2012 Acura TL is front-wheel drive and is controlled by a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 280 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic is standard. We expect a 0-60-mph time of about 6.5 seconds given that the TL’s five-speed antecedent made the same dash in 6.7 seconds during Edmunds testing. EPA-estimated mileage is 20 mpg city/29 mpg highway and 23 mpg consolidated.
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2012 Acura TL Safety And Driving
Each 2012 Acura TL accompanies antilock circle brakes with brake assist, stability and traction control, front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags and active front restraints. In Edmunds brake testing, a base TL came to a prevent from 60 mph in a distance of 122 feet, while the TL SH-AWD improved, at 120 feet. Both of these are average for the class.
Given the unique handling characteristics of the 2012 Acura TL models, they can almost be thought of as two distinctly various cars. The base TL should appeal to drivers in view of more solace and luxury. Ride quality is amazing. Knocks, potholes and expansion joints are excused with a reassuring, almost Germanic bang that befits a luxury car with the TL’s sticker price. The 280-hp V6 is more than adequate for daily drives, and the steering, while at the same time lacking feel, offers a lot of assist to make parking easy.