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Acura TL, Sedan
#11582 of 12077 Re: 2011 Acura TL Purchase Price [fatcat8]
Feb 22, 2011 (4:39 pm)
$35,123 was a purchase price which I have negotiated. The dealer has waived document fees and has added a paint protection free with a 5 year warranty. (I think it is usually cost around $650 -$700).
It was a lease. They also have bought my previous Acura, which lease was up at the end of November 2011. Here are the final numbers:
$0 down, $493/month, tax included, 10,000/year, 36 months lease.
The is Acura TL 2011,Tech, Black/Black.
The only way to get out of the lease early is to have a dealer to buy your car.
Unlike us, the dealer does not pay sales tax, so it is much cheaper for them to buy the car ahead of the lease expiration and get a customer into a new car.
#11583 of 12077 Right price for TL 6Spd Man, blk on blk
Feb 23, 2011 (11:38 am)
Am going to test drive a 2011 TL SH-AWD 6Spd manual with 19in wheels. The dealership is taking forever to tell me the price. What do you guys think will be a good price? I know the MSRP is probably around $43,000. But figuring that not a whole lot of ppl are crazy about stick shifts as i am, i think that could help my bargaining power. I really love this car. has navigation and all. Helpful tips please. Thanks guys
#11584 of 12077 Re: Right price for TL 6Spd Man, blk on blk [onlystickshift]
Feb 23, 2011 (12:07 pm)
I have this car, but 2010. I think we got them down to 39,900 base price if I'm remembering right. We are in Seattle. One thing to keep in mind about this car, is that they have a limited # of manual transmissions in stock on the lot, so it's not like they HAVE to move them like they do w/the more standard TL's (which they have waaayyy more of on the lot). When we tried to negotiate down further they were NOT having it.
That all being said, we LOVE the car.
#11585 of 12077 Re: Right price for TL 6Spd Man, blk on blk [deerdh]
Feb 23, 2011 (12:59 pm)
Thanks men, I appreciate the tip. How is the drive? Any issues u have had with the car? any thing u didnt like too much about it? The guy just called me and offered 3K discount to 42K. But i dont him I wont negotiate the price over the phone. If it's how it looks online, I will love the car. But I won't be ready to take possession of it till end of march.
Any forums where i can find out more abt this car? Thanks a lot
#11586 of 12077 Re: Right price for TL 6Spd Man, blk on blk [onlystickshift]
Feb 23, 2011 (4:52 pm)
In NE Florida, I paid 38,850 base price almost a year ago for my 2010 black/black 6MT w/19in wheels. Couldn't get them any lower. Absolutely LOVE the car. Gone almost 13,000 miles and still drives like day 1.
Only problem I had so far was a very annoying sunroof rattle that started about 6 mos into ownership. The dealer ended up fixing it without issue and it hasn't returned so far. Evidently it was associated with a certain VIN range.
#11587 of 12077 Re: Right price for TL 6Spd Man, blk on blk [emerxgtr]
Feb 24, 2011 (12:20 pm)
thx a bunch. i appreciate the info. i test drove it last nite. very good leg room. tried 2 rev the engine but doesnt sound like a lot of power. wasn't really a quiet ride. the salesman mentioned it was cuz of the 19" flats. how is ur interior around the dash? this one has the dark silver material wraparound. i dont know if they have the woodgrain one and if i can change that for this car. i still like d 2011 body style, better than what i can see of 2012 model
#11588 of 12077 Re: Right price for TL 6Spd Man, blk on blk [onlystickshift]
Feb 24, 2011 (2:26 pm)
I feel that mine is a really smooth ride, and definitely has balls. I did notice a very slight rattle, but have forgotten to have it checked at the dlrshp the last couple oil changes (I only sporadically notice it......so maybe it could be the sunroof? but sounds more like a door panel to me). We did have to have the plastic under the navigation screen and above the air vents replaced because it didn't "seat" correctly, which the dlr did w/o issue right after we bought it.
Probably my least fav thing about the interior is the silver (plastic-y) wrap around material on the dash.....I had wood grain trim in my previous car (bmw) and prefer the wood grain....but can't get it on the TL, just the RL if my memory serves me right. Oh well, the seat leather more than makes up for it!
Oh, and in case it matters....I'm actually a woman. And I love my 6 speed!
#11589 of 12077 Re: Right price for TL 6Spd Man, blk on blk [onlystickshift]
Feb 24, 2011 (2:29 pm)
My dash has the metal aluminum look trim. I don't think you can get the wood trim with the MT, at least not in 2010, but I don't like that look anyway so not a big deal for me. You would have to ask the dealer.
Don't know what car you have now, but for me the TL has plenty of power.
I drove an AT FWD TL with 18" wheels for a week as a loaner and it is somewhat quiter but not nearly as much fun to drive as the MT AWD. I am sure the noise depends on the tires too. Road noise wise....I don't notice much of a difference between the 2005 Accord I had and my 2010 TL. I do hear the engine much more in the TL compared to the Accord, but it wasn't a deal breaker for me. My friend has a Lexus and I considered going that route but it was to "soft" for me. I didn't want to spend $10,000 more for an Audi or BMW and I don't like the interior of the Infiniti. I had to have a MT so that limited my options too.
It all depends on what you are looking for and what you want. For me the 6MT AWD with 19" wheels is the car for me and I plan on keeping it until it dies. I even like the way it looks.
Good luck on your search.
#11590 of 12077 Re: Right price for TL 6Spd Man, blk on blk [onlystickshift]
Feb 24, 2011 (2:29 pm)
I dont think the wood grain is available, you can always get the after market stuff-but I would advise not to, it cheapens the car.
I swapped out my steering wheel and gear shift knob for the wood grain tthat Acura offers.
#11591 of 12077 Re: Right price for TL 6Spd Man, blk on blk [deerdh]
Feb 24, 2011 (2:56 pm)
"Oh, and in case it matters....I'm actually a woman. And I love my 6 speed"....Ditto.