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Fusion or Acura TL?

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Fusion or Acura TL?

Hi: I’m still in the research mode planning to buy though in the next 2-3 weeks just had to get the $$$$ together (minor detail, LOL). After alot of reading, still leaning towards a 2011 Ford Fusion SEL V-6. However now thinking about a 2007-2008 Acura TL as either car will have between 65,000-85,000km’s on them which would be a better choice to have for say 5-6 years? If I go with the TL what problems do they have (Like say transmission, etc?) also what about parts cost for both cars/availability? Thanks as usual!!!
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As long as you buy 07+ TL's then you should be fine transmission wise. IMO the TL will be the more refined/luxury car between the two.

Parts cost might be a bit more than the Ford but then again its an Acura which is a Honda which you know never breaks down.
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If buying the Fusion used then buy the Acura TL. Better car.
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If Fusion is new, Fusion, unless you like a surprise box
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Acura TL. Japanese cars tend to have a better reliability IMHO.
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djemzine wrote:
Oct 3rd, 2012 11:36 pm
Acura TL. Japanese cars tend to have a better reliability IMHO.
Yes. But 2011 cars tend to still have a warranty.
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TL but def make sure you stay with 2007 or 2008. anything after 2008 looks like crap > :( and pre 2007 has some issues as mentioned.

maybe im biased? just got a 2008 TL-S in ASM 3 months ago lol
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Cerenity wrote:
Oct 4th, 2012 11:41 am
TL but def make sure you stay with 2007 or 2008. anything after 2008 looks like crap > :( and pre 2007 has some issues as mentioned.

maybe im biased? just got a 2008 TL-S in ASM 3 months ago lol
Wasn't there a recall on the Type-S engine?
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mr_raider wrote:
Oct 4th, 2012 11:28 am
Yes. But 2011 cars tend to still have a warranty.
Of course but I was mentioning "long term" reliability
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