2001 Acura TL - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 2001 Acura TL

169 problems have been reported for the 2001 Acura TL. The following chart shows the 13 most common problems for 2001 Acura TL. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train with 120 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (8 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2001 Acura TL

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Power Train
120
  Electrical System
8
  Visibility
8
  Air Bag
7
  Vehicle Speed Control
6
  Engine And Engine Cooling
5
  Tire
3
  Suspension
3
  Structure
3
  Seat Belt
2
  Unknown Or Other
2
  Service Brakes
1
  Air Brake
1

📈 PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2001 Acura TL in the United States are 34,864 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Acura TL owners in the last 19 years is 169, and the age of the vehicle is 19, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 169 / 34,864 / 19 * 1000 = 0.26.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Acura TL model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2001 Acura TL in 2001.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2020
0
  2019
4
  2018
0
  2017
0
  2016
3
  2015
1
  2014
1
  2013
6
  2012
4
  2011
15
  2010
16
  2009
10
  2008
8
  2007
6
  2006
5
  2005
12
  2004
6
  2003
20
  2002
23
  2001
3

📊 Compare the 2001 Acura TL with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Acura TL, the following table can be used to compare the 2001 Acura TL with the Acura TL from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2001 TL is 169 while the average number of problems reported for the 19 model years of the Acura TL is 180.

Table 3. Compare the 2001 Acura TL with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2014 TL
13
  2013 TL
42
  2012 TL
139
  2011 TL
14
  2010 TL
65
  2009 TL
45
  2008 TL
143
  2007 TL
139
  2006 TL
285
  2005 TL
452
  2004 TL
640
  2003 TL
414
  2002 TL
355
  2001 TL
169
  2000 TL
251
  1999 TL
161
  1998 TL
30
  1997 TL
34
  1996 TL
35


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