2013 Acura TL - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2013 Acura TL

36 problems have been reported for the 2013 Acura TL.
The following chart shows the 11 most common problems for 2013 Acura TL.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
with 15 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering
(7 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 2013 Acura TL in the United States are 24,435 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Acura TL owners in the last 6 years is 36, and the age of the vehicle is 6, 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 2013 Acura TL in 2013.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

4

2018

3

2017

9

2016

14

2015

0

2014

2

2013

1

Compare the 2013 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 2013 Acura TL
with the Acura TL from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2013 TL is 36
while the average number of problems reported for the 19 model years of the Acura TL is 174.

Table 3. Compare the 2013 Acura TL with other model years