Acura said that its 2013 model year TL has a starting price of $36,800. The TL is just one of two cars that recently received a “good’ rating on the IIHS small overlap barrier test.” The base model TL can be yours for just $36,800. On the other hand, an all-wheel drive TL with a manual transmission costs $44,080.
These prices are inclusive of an $895 destination charge and is a $200 higher than compared to the 2012 model year TL. Even with this price hike, the TL stays unchanged compared to the 2012 model, when it was updated. The entry-level TL is available with a 3.5-liter V6 under the hood with 280-hp and 254 lb-ft of torque. It also got an “EPA estimated 20-mpg city, 29-mpg highway rating.”
Acura offers its models with packages such as the Technology Package for $3,730 (navigation, perforated leather seats, 10-speaker premium audio system) and the Advance Package (heated and ventilated front seats, blind spot monitoring, 18-inch wheels) for $2,200.
Powering the all-wheel drive TL is a 3.7-liter V6 with 305-hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. The Technology Package is perfect for those who want to opt for a manual transmission. The Advance Package gives the customers an all-wheel drive model that leads to 19-inch wheels, since 18-inchers are offered as standard on the all-wheel drive model.