February 4, 2004

Consumer Reports names 2004 Acura TL tops in it class

2004 Acura TL
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Torrance, California – Consumer Reports has named the 2004 Acura TL the top upscale sedan, beating the BMW 330i, the Lexus ES330, the SAAB 9-5, and the Volvo S60 in a series of tests which included acceleration, braking and safety, and overall driving experience.

“It’s more fun to drive than its predecessor and feels more like a sports sedan,” said the report. “The TL also has a comfortable, impeccably detailed interior and a refined 3.2-litre V6 engine that achieved both the quickest acceleration and best fuel economy of this group.”

“Most of the top models in the upscale-sedan category use rear-wheel drive, which typically helps a car

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