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Acura TL vs. Volvo S60 Reliability Comparisons

You won't find Acura TL or Volvo S60 reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Acura TL and the Volvo S60 truly differ in reliability.

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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
1999 Acura TL   10 TLs, 7.0 months of data per TL, average 187400 miles

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2000 Acura TL   11 TLs, 8.2 months of data per TL, average 149000 miles

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2001 Acura TL / CL   13 TL / CLs, 7.8 months of data per TL / CL, average 118700 miles

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2001 Volvo S60 43 S60s, 9.3 months of data per S60, average 144000 miles

Redesigned.
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40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2002 Acura TL / CL   13 TL / CLs, 7.8 months of data per TL / CL, average 149500 miles

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2002 Volvo S60 45 S60s, 7.3 months of data per S60, average 141100 miles127
90% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2003 Acura TL / CL 26 TL / CLs, 9.0 months of data per TL / CL, average 150700 miles77
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2003 Volvo S60 26 S60s, 7.9 months of data per S60, average 145900 miles122
90% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2004 Acura TL 38 TLs, 9.3 months of data per TL, average 113500 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
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10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2004 Volvo S60 64 S60s, 9.0 months of data per S60, average 122800 miles102
70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2004 Volvo S60 R   10 S60 Rs, 8.8 months of data per S60 R, average 104600 miles

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2005 Acura TL 50 TLs, 9.3 months of data per TL, average 101500 miles

Power steering pump, Bluetooth module might be common problem areas. Steering pump was a problem area earlier in the 2004, no longer reflected in its stat.
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40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Volvo S60 51 S60s, 8.2 months of data per S60, average 108900 miles87
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Acura TL 42 TLs, 9.5 months of data per TL, average 91500 miles45
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Volvo S60 49 S60s, 9.6 months of data per S60, average 94000 miles102
90% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Acura TL 39 TLs, 9.6 months of data per TL, average 76100 miles26
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Volvo S60 29 S60s, 8.8 months of data per S60, average 76300 miles70
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Acura TL 44 TLs, 10.4 months of data per TL, average 70900 miles63
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Acura TL   11 TLs, 9.2 months of data per TL, average 60300 miles

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2010 Acura TL 25 TLs, 9.5 months of data per TL, average 36400 miles25
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Acura TL 31 TLs, 9.1 months of data per TL, average 27300 miles8
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Volvo S60 38 S60s, 9.8 months of data per S60, average 25800 miles58
70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Acura TL   16 TLs, 8.4 months of data per TL, average 7200 miles

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2013 Volvo S60 29 S60s, 9.6 months of data per S60, average 9700 miles17
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Acura TL

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What Our Members Are Saying about Acura TL Reliability and Durability

Reliability and Durability of the Acura TL: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 280-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Its a great quality car, from a company that stands behind it.
2010 4dr Sedan 305-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Having previously driven a 2003 CL-Type S I have over 7 years of previous ownership experience and over 16 years total driving Honda/Acura products. With regular maintenance these cars are bulletproof and require very little maintenance.
2009 4dr Sedan 280-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
These cars are bullet proof.
2009 4dr Sedan 305-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Rock Solid, 19K miles and not a single issue.
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Everything just works. After 2 years, everything is still as solid as the day I bought it.
2008 4dr Sedan 286-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The car is awesome. It is so reliable and the only thing I have done is get new brake pads and a new battery all these years.
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Acura (Honda) reputation for reliability and my personal experience with the brands.
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Acura name - no major issues with over 26k miles on it now.
2007 4dr Sedan 286-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed manual FWD
In a word, bulletproof. Almost 3-1/2 years of trouble free urban driving and with annual 2800 mile round trips from Seattle to Chula Vista, CA. Aside from free 1st dealer service, zero trips back to the dealer as I do my own maintenance/lubrication
2007 4dr Sedan 286-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed manual FWD
Nothing breaks ever
Reliability and Durability of the Acura TL: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The engine was blowing blue within the first 6 months of ownership. The transmission was jerky from day one.
2005 4dr Sedan 270-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
At 45k miles already have three broken engine mounts, steering rack is leaking and worn excessively, torn control arm bushings, torque converter is starting to fail. Trans will fail around 75k miles.
2003 4dr Sedan 260-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Premature transmission failure #1 @73,900.
2003 4dr Sedan 260-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The transmission failed at about 70,000 miles.

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