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Every Acura Has Problems. Some More Than Others.

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked Acura generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 3rd Generation Acura TL

From 2004 to 2008, the TL accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 9.72. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Rank Model Gen Years PainRank
33rd TL Gen 3 2004—2008 9.72
32nd TLX Gen 1 2015—2018 9.19
31st MDX Gen 1 2001—2006 5.63

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