So the Acura TL hit 130k miles over Christmas! I'm excited to do this review for you guys! Hope you enjoy!


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Comments

    • John Ojeda
      John Ojeda

      I just bought a 2008 Acura TL Type S with 72,000 miles. I'm loving it.

      about 4 days ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to John Ojeda

      Congrats! They're great cheap reliable cars! I'd love to find a type S with only 72k haha

      about 4 days ago
    • me toon
      me toon

      I have an '05 TL. It is an okay car. Very small interior, yet ample trunk space. Transmission issues, Yes.
      My 2 other cars are 2002 Altima 3.5/ 5 speed manual and a 2006 Maxima 3.5 Auto. These,..are very spacious inside. The Auto has already been serviced on the Valve Body, The Altima with the 5 speed manual, Leaves both the Maxima and the TL sitting between stoplights. The TL is better on gas, a good around town grocery getter, NEVER would I want to drive that little rascal out of town on a trip. Leave the comfort and performance to the Big Brothers. ( The TL is like pedaling a bike, once you get going, it does ok}

      about 11 days ago
    • Jalunpon
      Jalunpon

      Just subbed due to the fact ill be picking one of these up, an 07 model. I would like to know what kind of camera you used for shooting this video? Thanks ahead.

      about 13 days ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Jalunpon

      Very kind of you, thank you! And congrats on the TL! I film on a Sony a6300 and a6500 ๐Ÿ‘ All of my gear should be listed in the description, I believe.

      about 13 days ago
    • not easy
      not easy

      Very good car i have the same one good video god bless you

      about 1 month ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to not easy

      Glad you enjoyed the video!

      about 1 month ago
    • slotman777
      slotman777

      Love the color and great review ! I have an 06 redondo red TL. Unfortunately my transmission was slipping too and I replaced the fluid like you but the symptoms came back even worse 2 months later ! I would get a shudder when I kept accelerating even just merging . Got it rebuilt for 2400 bucks . This happened at 140,000 miles . I hope itโ€™s ok now . Still doesnโ€™t idle as well as it used too maybe will change the spark plugs too .

      about 1 month ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to slotman777

      Thanks! Yeah the transmissions are an issue. That's unfortunately why I sold my first TL. Mine doesn't need replacement yet. Hoping it'll stay that way for a while longer!

      about 1 month ago
    • randomNpointless
      randomNpointless

      Your seats look nicer than the ones on my 08 Type S, and I only have 50k miles on it... Great job keeping it in mint condition!

      about 2 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to randomNpointless

      Haha thanks! Those seats crack pretty easily!

      about 2 months ago
    • Edwin Flores
      Edwin Flores

      I got a 06 TL 155,000 still strong!

      about 3 months ago
    • Marco Laufer
      Marco Laufer

      You can add an aftermarket transmission cooler. This is why the 07-08 Acura tls have more reliable transmissions.

      about 3 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Marco Laufer

      I may look into that down the road if I need to, thanks!

      about 3 months ago
    • Tex Resident
      Tex Resident

      Thanks for the review. My '07 TL (base w/ navigation) is about to turn 125k, had it for 2 and a half years, not a daily driver. It runs about like new, love the shiftable automatic and dropped fog lights in the front with beautiful black paint and very dark tint windows. This generation seems to be everyone's favorite design. I stick with the mid-priced tires but I'm sure if you go with the Acura recommendation, probably a noticeable difference. The only thing that seems expensive is the 93 octane fuel, maintenance costs are relatively low. I think Acura is the most competitive in that area.

      about 4 months ago
    • Walberth Alejandro
      Walberth Alejandro

      My 07 tl sometimes makes a power steering pump noise but it goes away. Should i change the power steering pump itself or just the O-rings?

      about 4 months ago
    • orangejuiceJoe 1
      orangejuiceJoe 1 In reply to Walberth Alejandro

      Change the o rings it works great

      about 2 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Walberth Alejandro

      No idea, sorry! I'd talk to a mechanic about it

      about 4 months ago
    • Adrian Reyes
      Adrian Reyes

      I love my TL so much that i'm thinking about selling mine and getting the same one with low mileage. mine also has tranny issues (slips in first. oil change didn't help)

      about 4 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Adrian Reyes

      Haha that's awesome man. I've been looking for a low mileage 2008 type S as a possible next vehicle

      about 4 months ago
    • Alexander Milentis
      Alexander Milentis

      I'm not sure if it was intentional or unintentional on Acura's part but the cup holders are also sort of heated and cooled. The air flow to the back seat vent runs right under the cup holder so when you have the AC on it cools the drinks and when the heat is on it keeps them hot. I always forget about this little feature but it's pretty neat.

      about 4 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Alexander Milentis

      Very true! I've never actually thought about that but you're right!

      about 4 months ago
    • Scott
      Scott

      295k on my 05 TL auto. Original transmission and engine.

      about 5 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Scott

      Wow that's impressive! Congrats!

      about 5 months ago
    • CAT Fighter
      CAT Fighter

      What if any transmission problems have you encountered?
      I have one that just loses power to the trans even tho the engine is stil running and the rpm rev up but no power

      about 5 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to CAT Fighter

      Very minor slipping just after purchase but I fixed that with a couple of things. I think I talked about it in a few of the other videos

      about 5 months ago
    • Blake Gibbons
      Blake Gibbons

      Hell ya, I just grabbed one with the 6 speed. Love it so far, they're great cars

      about 5 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Blake Gibbons

      Nice!!

      about 5 months ago
    • Brian Vos
      Brian Vos

      Get the 2008 tl type s its a refined version of your 2004 plus the price for car, parts and maintenance is cheaper than the TLX

      about 6 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Brian Vos

      It's a strong possibility!

      about 6 months ago
    • Sunny Sss
      Sunny Sss

      I own a white 2006 Aspec and luv it.i also have a 2009 bmw M5 but still like to drive the tl better. Ive owned a 2008 type s and honestly didnt notice a power difference at all its all just hype and a way for dealers to rip people of with decals lol

      about 6 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Sunny Sss

      I've always wondered if the difference between the base and Type S was a noticeable one. I test drove a bmw m240i the other day and to be honest, it felt 90% like driving my TL. I'm sure the m5 is a beast comparatively though haha

      about 6 months ago
    • Joel Repass
      Joel Repass

      The back seats are so comfortable in those TLs I would never complain.

      about 6 months ago
    • KC Hardway
      KC Hardway

      Great video. I just bought an 06 with 125,000. In great condition with great service records. I paid 6,900. Just noticed an oil leak. What should I do? I have a 97 integra gsr with an oil leak and it has 225,000 so Iโ€™m not too scared but am a little worried.

      about 6 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to KC Hardway

      I'd just have a mechanic look at it. They'll be able to tell you for sure what's going on

      about 6 months ago
    • trankt54155
      trankt54155

      I have a Honda Accord 2004 w/110K and it drives well....just like new. I have noticed I don't get the mileage like I used to.

      about 6 months ago
    • Gabe Santiago
      Gabe Santiago

      i got mine for 3k 175k miles and some side skirts with it and license plate bulbs , my dash is cracked and the cup holder thing is broke as well :/

      about 7 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Gabe Santiago

      Yeah cracked dash is a common thing with higher mileage TL's. Mine is just now starting to crack

      about 7 months ago
    • Rory Banton
      Rory Banton

      $700 for six months of maintenance? That's a bit steep I think but Im a diy'er so I only pay for parts.

      about 7 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Rory Banton

      I really need to learn how to DIY more

      about 7 months ago
    • George Doughly
      George Doughly

      I Love my โ€˜02 Acura 3.2TL๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผโค๏ธโค๏ธ

      about 7 months ago
    • trankt54155
      trankt54155 In reply to George Doughly

      I love mine too. It has 42K miles. It used to belong to my Dad.

      about 6 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to George Doughly

      ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

      about 7 months ago
    • Lou
      Lou

      What's up bro. Your due for another TL update. Us subscribers are patiently waiting!

      about 8 months ago
    • Lou
      Lou In reply to Lou

      +Michael Miller

      I understand dude. It's been a tough year for me as well. Life is crazy. You can always plan, but u never know what life is gonna toss ur way. Glad u and the TL are doing well. My 08 TL just made 115k. Take care dude.

      about 8 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Lou

      Haha tell me about it man. Life has really gotten in the way on so many levels. Plus I'm not really sure what direction I want to take this channel. I'd like to make some videos modding the TL but don't really have the money for mods at the moment. The TL is doing well though!

      about 8 months ago
    • slotman777
      slotman777

      Great review and video ๐Ÿ‘ I have a 2006 Tl that I have owned for 2 years so far . At 134,000 miles now . Love it just hate these Massachusetts streets they are brutal on this low car .

      about 8 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to slotman777

      Thanks! I hear you about the city streets...same in some parts of ATL

      about 8 months ago
    • nikolas pellicano
      nikolas pellicano

      The 04 got aux? Or bluetooth for music?

      about 8 months ago
    • Ethan King
      Ethan King In reply to nikolas pellicano

      If you want aux buy the 2007 to 2008 model year but the 07 and 08 have their top speed governed to 135mph whereas the 04 to 06 can reach 150mph on the base 3.2 L v6

      about 1 month ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to nikolas pellicano

      It unfortunately does not have aux. If I remember correctly it does have some sort of way for connecting your phone, probably Bluetooth, but it didn't work for me so I haven't bothered with it.

      about 8 months ago
    • 1phone1gamer
      1phone1gamer

      TL is reliable IF you dont modify it. Lol
      Things to look for that go bad on it if you are buying used TL: (from my personal experiences)
      Transmission (auto, you will be safer off with a manual)
      Paint (fading)
      Dash (cracking)
      Leather seats (tearing)
      Oil pan drain plug hole (Aluminum strips)
      Power steering pump (bad o-rings causes noise)
      A/C (stator went out)

      Thats pretty much it, if its a stock TL you are trying to buy.

      about 9 months ago
    • Cris
      Cris In reply to 1phone1gamer

      +Richard Silvas it was automatic and paid 1.4k for repair, still need to buy supports but runs good enough

      about 1 month ago
    • Richard Silvas
      Richard Silvas In reply to 1phone1gamer

      +CrisIs yours a manual? Was the main repair cost transmission related?

      about 1 month ago
    • Cris
      Cris In reply to 1phone1gamer

      I bought an acura tl 2004 with all the problems you mentioned above smh.. except for the oil pan thing.. everything else was a problem my tl had, I bought it a year ago and thought all I
      had to fix were the seats and the exterior paint and that was not the case. bought it at 3k, repair cost so far 2.5k

      about 6 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to 1phone1gamer

      Agreed!

      about 9 months ago
    • Al the Pal
      Al the Pal

      I just hit 140K on my 2006 TL! Still my daily driver, and loving the car!

      about 9 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to Al the Pal

      I'll be there soon on mine too. Still my daily driver as well! Possibly looking into a 2008 type-s for my next one ๐Ÿ‘Œ

      about 9 months ago
    • daniel zamora
      daniel zamora

      How much does it cost to fill the gallon

      about 10 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to daniel zamora

      I don't really worry about it. I don't do much driving as it is, so the extra cost isn't bad

      about 4 months ago
    • daniel zamora
      daniel zamora In reply to daniel zamora

      +Michael Miller how do you save gas on it because it uses premium

      about 4 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to daniel zamora

      $2.64 per gallon right now in the Atlanta suburbs

      about 10 months ago
    • J'Mar Michael Joyce
      J'Mar Michael Joyce

      2008 here fully bolted as a daily all seasons. I do a lot of driving as a contractor, 196k and still feels brand new. No cracked dashes or cracked seats, original transmission etc. All maintenance done myself and some from Acura. Only recent major replacement was alternator which went around 180k. Everything is still great. First and last car i bought. Take care of your car, and it will take care of you. Lots of life on the engine left before i swap and continue

      about 10 months ago
    • Michael Miller
      Michael Miller In reply to J'Mar Michael Joyce

      Thanks for sharing man! That's awesome you have your original transmission!

      about 10 months ago