2004 Acura TL - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 2004 Acura TL

640 problems have been reported for the 2004 Acura TL.
The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2004 Acura TL.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
with 191 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's structure
(137 problems).

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 2004 Acura TL in the United States are 76,032 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Acura TL owners in the last 16 years is 640, and the age of the vehicle is 16, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2004 Acura TL in 2004.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2020

0

2019

9

2018

36

2017

17

2016

42

2015

39

2014

53

2013

43

2012

60

2011

71

2010

99

2009

42

2008

28

2007

15

2006

14

2005

21

2004

1

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Compare the 2004 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 2004 Acura TL
with the Acura TL from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2004 TL is 640
while the average number of problems reported for the 19 model years of the Acura TL is 180.

Table 3. Compare the 2004 Acura TL with other model years