2009 Acura Tl specifications image

The Acura TL is a mid-size luxury car from Honda’s Acura brand. It was introduced in 1996 to supplant the Acura Vigor and was rebadged for the Japanese-market from 1996 to 2000 as the Honda Inspire and from 1996 to 2004 as the Honda Saber. The TL is Acura’s best-selling model, and it has ranked as the second best-selling luxury sedan in the United States behind the BMW 3 Series.” – wikipedia

The complete specifications table of 2009 Acura’s TL: Torrance, Calif.

POWERTRAIN TL TL SH-AWD®
Engine Type 3.5-liter, SOHC VTEC® V-6 3.7-liter, SOHC VTEC® V-6
Horsepower 280 hp @ 6,200 rpm 305 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Torque 254 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm 273 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm
Redline 6,800 rpm 6,700 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.50 in x 3.66 in (89 mm x 93 mm) 3.54 in x 3.88 in (90 mm x 96 mm)
Displacement 212 cu in (3471 cc) 223 cu in (3664 cc)
Compression Ratio 11.2:1 11.2:1
Induction System Programmed multi-point Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) Programmed multi-point Fuel 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 block with cast iron cylinder liners Aluminum alloy block with high-silicon aluminum cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy with pent-roof combustion chambers and 4 valves per cylinder Aluminum alloy with pent-roof combustion chambers and 4 valves per cylinder
Emission Control EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5; CARB LEV II ULEV EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5; CARB LEV II ULEV
Ignition System Electronic Direct Electronic Direct
Alternator 12 volt – 130 amp 12 volt – 130 amp
Battery 12 volt – 65Ah/20hr 12 volt – 65Ah/20hr
Required Fuel Premium Unleaded Premium Unleaded
Chassis Layout Transverse-mounted front engine, front-wheel-drive Transverse-mounted front engine, all-wheel-drive
TRANSMISSION TL TL SH-AWD®
Transmission 5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, F1-style paddle shifters, and Grade Logic Control 5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, F1-style paddle shifters, and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios (:1) 1st 2.697
2nd 1.606
3rd 1.071
4th 0.694
5th 0.491

Reverse 1.888
Final 4.312

1st 2.697
2nd 1.606
3rd 1.071
4th 0.694
5th 0.491

Reverse 1.888
Final 4.533

CHASSIS TL TL SH-AWD®
Body Type All-steel unit body
Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone
Rear Suspension Independent multi-link
Suspension Dampers Twin-tube, gas charged
Stabilizer Bars Front: 1.18-in (30 mm) diameter, solid
Rear: 0.75 in (19 mm) diameter, solid
Front: 1.06-in diameter (31 mm), solid
Rear: 0.79-in (20 mm) diameter, 0.18-in (4.5 mm) wall thickness
Steering Type Electric Power Steering (EPS), variable-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 13.96:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock) 2.65
Turning Circle (curb to curb) 37.6 ft (11.4 m)
Wheels 17×8 in cast-aluminum 18×8 in cast-aluminum
19×8 in cast-aluminum (optional)
Tires Standard: Bridgestone Turanza EL400 P245/50R17 98V M+S
(TL)
Available: Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/50R17 98V M+S
(TL with Technology Package)
Standard: Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/45R18 96V M+S
(TL SH-AWD®)
Available: Michelin Pilot Sport S2 245/40ZR19 94Y
(TL SH-AWD® optional)
BRAKES and SAFETY TL TL SH-AWD®
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Front Brake Rotors 12.6 in (320 mm) diameter ventilated rotor; 1.1 in (28 mm) rotor thickness 12.6 in (320 mm) diameter ventilated rotor, 1.1 in (28 mm) rotor thickness; functional front mounted cooling ducts
Rear Brake Rotors 13.1 in (334 mm) diameter solid disc; 0.43 in (11 mm) rotor thickness
Brake Calipers Dual piston brake calipers (front); single piston brake calipers (rear)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) 4-channel system with individual 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 Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)
CAPACITIES
Crankcase 5.3 US qt (5.0 L)
Cooling System 8.8 US qt (8.3 L)
Fuel Tank 18.5 gal (70 L)
EPA Passenger Volume 98.2 cu ft; 111.3 cu ft (passenger and cargo volume combined)
EPA Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft
FUEL ECONOMY TL TL SH-AWD®
EPA Fuel Mileage (city/highway) 18/26 mpg* 17/25 mpg*

*Based on preliminary 2009 EPA mileage estimates determined during internal testing that reflects new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase 109.3 in (2775 mm)
Overall Length 195.5 in (4966 mm)
Overall Width 74.0 in (1880 mm)
Overall Height 57.2 in (1452 mm)
Track, front 63.2 in (1605 mm)
Track, rear 63.8 in (1620 mm)
Minimum Ground Clearance TL: 5.9 in (151 mm) Unladen; 4.5 in (115 mm) Full-Load TL SH-AWD®: 5.7 in (145 mm) Unladen; 4.4-in (110 mm) Full-Load
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Head Room
Leg Room
Hip Room
Shoulder Room
Front

38.4 in (976 mm)
42.5 in (1080 mm)
55.7 in (1415 mm)
58.1 in (1477 mm)

Rear

36.7 in (932 mm)
36.2 in (920 mm)
54.8 in (1392 mm)
56.2 in (1428 mm)

WEIGHT TL TL SH-AWD®
Curb Weight

w/ Technology Package

3,699 lb (1678 kg)

3,715 lb (1685 kg)

3,948 lb (1791 kg)

3,962 lb (1797 kg)

Weight Distribution

( % front/rear)

w/ Technology Package

60/40

60/40

59/41

59/41

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 with Roadside Assistance 4-year / 50,000 mile limited warranty

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