2005 Acura TL - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2005 Acura TL

444 problems have been reported for the 2005 Acura TL.
The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2005 Acura TL.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
with 134 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's structure
(75 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 2005 Acura TL in the United States are 82,509 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Acura TL owners in the last 14 years is 444, and the age of the vehicle is 14, 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 2005 Acura TL in 2005.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

20

2018

18

2017

25

2016

37

2015

37

2014

58

2013

44

2012

32

2011

51

2010

49

2009

22

2008

9

2007

14

2006

9

2005

1

Compare the 2005 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 2005 Acura TL
with the Acura TL from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2005 TL is 444
while the average number of problems reported for the 19 model years of the Acura TL is 176.

Table 3. Compare the 2005 Acura TL with other model years