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Specifications
POWERTRAIN TL TL Type-S
Engine Type 3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6 3.5-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6
Horsepower 258 hp @ 6200 rpm 286 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque 233 lbs-ft @ 5000 rpm 256 lbs-ft @ 5000 rpm
Redline 6800 rpm 6800 rpm
Bore and Stroke 3.50in x 3.39in (89mm x 86mm) 3.50in x 3.66in (89mm x 93mm)
Displacement 196 cu in (3210 cc) 212 cu in (3471 cc)
Compression Ratio 11.0:1 11.0:1
Induction System Programmed multi-port Injection (PGM-FI) Programmed multi-port Injection (PGM-FI)
Valvetrain Variable valve Timing and Lift
Electronic Control (VTEC™), 4-
valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven,
single overhead camshaft
Variable valve Timing and Lift
Electronic Control (VTEC™), 4-
valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven,
single overhead camshaft
Engine Block Aluminum alloy with centrifugally
cast iron cylinder liners
Aluminum alloy with centrifugally
cast iron cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy with 4-valves-per-
cylinder with pent-roof combustion chambers
Aluminum alloy with 4-valves-per-
cylinder with pent-roof combustion chambers
Emission Control CARB LEV-2 ULEV/EPA Tier 2-
Bin 5
CARB LEV-2 ULEV/EPA Tier 2-
Bin 5
Ignition System Electronic Direct Electronic Direct
Alternator 12 volt - 130 amp 12 volt - 130 amp
Battery 12V-72ah/20hr 12V-72ah/20hr
Recommended Fuel Premium Unleaded Premium Unleaded
Layout Transversely mounted, front-engine,
front-wheel drive
Transversely mounted, front-engine,
front-wheel drive
Transmissions 5-speed automatic transmission
with Sequential SportShift and
Grade Logic Control
5-speed automatic transmission
with Sequential SportShift and
Grade Logic Control (and F1-style
paddle shifters)

or

Close-ratio 6-speed manual
transmission with limited slip
differential
Gear Ratios Automatic Transmission Manual Transmission (Type-S only)
1st 2.697 3.933
2nd 1.606 2.478
3rd 1.071 1.700
4th 0.693 1.250
5th 0.490 0.975
6th - 0.770
Reverse 1.888 4.008
Final 4.312 3.285
CHASSIS
Body Type All-steel unit body
Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone
Rear Suspension Multi-link
Stabilizer Bars TL
Front: 1.07 in. diameter 0.20 in. wall thickness (27.2 mm) x (5 mm)

Rear: 0.72 in. diameter 3.0 in. wall thickness (18.3 mm)
TL Type-S
Front: 1.06 in. diameter, solid (27.0 mm)

Rear: 0.79 in. diameter, solid (20 mm)
Steering Type Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 15.4:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock) 2.8
Turning Circle (curb to curb) 39.7 ft (12.1m)
Wheels 17 x 8.0 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
Tires P235/45R17 93V All-Season
(high performance also available on Type-S)
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Front Discs TL
Ventilated, 11.8 in. (300 mm) diameter, 1.1 in. (28 mm) rotor thickness

TL Type-S
Brembo ventilated, 12.2 in. (310 mm) diameter, 0.98 in. (25 mm) rotor thickness
Rear Discs Solid, 11.1 in. (282 mm) diameter, 0.35 in. (9 mm) rotor thickness
Calipers TL - Single piston front brake calipers
TL Type-S - Brembo 4-piston front brake calipers
Antil-Lock Braking System (ABS) 4-channel system with 4-wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System Throttle control and brake control utilizing yaw, lateral g, speed and steering sensors for traction control and stability enhancement
Traction Control System (TCS) Incorporated into VSA
CAPACITIES
Crankcase 4.2 US qt (4.0 L)
Cooling System Automatic Transmission
8.5 US qt (8.0 L)

Manual Transmission
8.6 US qt (8.1 L)
Fuel Tank 17.1 US gallons (64.7 L)
Trunk Cargo Volume 12.5 cu ft
Total Cargo Volume 110.4 cu ft
FUEL ECONOMY
EPA Fuel Mileage - City/Highway TL
20/28 mpg*
TL Type-S
19/28 mpg*
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase 107.9 in. (2740 mm)
Track, front 62.1 in. (1577 mm)
Track, rear 62.0 in. (1576 mm)
Overall Length TL - 189.3 in. (4809 mm) TL Type-S - 189.8 in. (4822 mm)
Overall Width 72.2 in. (1835mm)
Overall Height 56.7 in. (1441mm)
Minimum Ground Clearance 5.8 in. (148.0 mm) Non-Load
4.4 in. (111 mm) Full-Load
Curb Weight



With Navigation



Automatic Transmission

Manual Transmission

Automatic Transmission w/optional high performance tires

Manual Transmission w/optional
high performance tires
TL
3623 lbs (1643 kg)

3636 lbs (1649 kg)

TL Type-S (includes navigation)

3674 lbs (1666 kg)

3559 lbs (1614 kg)

3680 lbs (1669 kg)


3563 lbs (1616 kg)
Weight Distribution (% F/R)


w/optional Navigation System

Manual Transmission with
Navigation System
TL
61.6/38.4

61.4/38.6



TL Type-S (includes navigation)
61.5/38.5



60/40

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
EPA Passenger Volume
EPA Cargo Volume
97.9 cu ft
12.5 cu ft
Front
Head Room 38.7 in. (984 mm)
Leg Room 42.8 in. (1088 mm)
Hip Room 55.6 in. (1412 mm)
Shoulder Room 58.3 in. (1482 mm)
Rear
Head Room 37.2 in. (945 mm)
Leg Room 34.9 cu ft (887 mm)
Hip Room 53.8 in. (1367 mm)
Shoulder Room 55.7 cu ft (1414 mm)
WARRANTIES
Vehicle 4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty
Powertrain 6-year / 70,000-mile limited warranty
Outer Body Rust-Through 5-year / unlimited-mile limited warranty
Acura Total Luxury Care (TLC) with roadside assistance 4-year / 50,000-mile

*Preliminary mileage estimates determined by Acura. Final EPA mileage estimates were not available at the time of printing. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.


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