really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
127,000 miles

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problem #1

Jun 072005

TL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 127,000 miles
The transmission has failed even after Acura has replaced it three times on their recall. Additionally when the transmission locks up it is so violent that it breaks the engine mounts.

- Sinking Spring, PA, USA