US News Reviews the 2013 Acura TL

September 21st, 2013 by

In a move that doesn’t really surprise us here at Chicagoland Acura dealers, the auto experts at US News have named the 2013 Acura TL as one of their top “Upscale Mid-Size Cars.”

Outranking competition like the Infiniti G (2013) and Q50 (2014) as well as the Audi A4 (2013), Buick Regal (2013), and Cadillac ATS (2013), Acura’s TL’s performance and spacious interior were praised heavily.

Welcome Praise from US News

This is no popularity contest here; the US News rankings are based on analysis of test drives, published reviews, reliability information, and safety data. Though for what it’s worth, we think the TL would probably win a popularity contest too.

Eager to extoll the virtues of the dual powertrain options available, US News was quick to point out that no matter which V6 you end up with, you’ll have your fair share of power at your fingertips—or would that be at your feet?

  • The standard 3.5L V6 under the hood of the TL is rated at 280 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque.
  • But if you’re looking for something with a bit more, try out the SH-AWD package (pictured). In addition to adding on Acura’s special all-wheel drive tech, it switches out the engine for a 3.7L V6 that gets 305 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.

When it comes to features, US News pointed out that the standard equipment of the sedan are at least part of the reason why it was named their 2013 Best Upscale Midsize Car for Families. Amenities like heated seating, Bluetooth, a USB interface, and more just serve to further distinguish an already remarkable vehicle.

Take the 2013 TL for a Spin

If you’re intrigued by the 2013 Acura TL—and we couldn’t blame you—you probably want to get behind the wheel, right? Of course you do. One of the best ways to see just how this marvelous piece of design and engineering handles is to take one for a test drive.

Visit a Chicagoland Acura dealer today and we will get you in the driver’s seat to see how you like the TL—or any of our lineup! We can’t wait to see you.

Chicagoland Acura Dealers includes Joe Rizza Acura, Acura of Libertyville, Muller’s Woodfield Acura, McGrath Acura of Westmont, Continental Acura of Naperville, Arlington Acura in Palatine, Ed Napleton Acura, McGrath Acura of Morton Grove, Pauly Acura, McGrath Acura of Downtown Chicago, and Muller Acura of Merrillville

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