2005 Acura TL Specifications

9/1/2004 7:51:55 PM

POWERTRAIN

Engine Type

3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6

Horsepower, SAE Net

270 hp @ 6200 rpm

Torque, SAE Net

238 lbs-ft @ 5000 rpm

Redline

6800 rpm

Bore & Stroke

3.50 in x 3.39 in (89 mm x 86 mm)

Displacement

196 cu in (3210 cc)

Compression Ratio

11.0:1

Induction System

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)

Valvetrain

Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC™), 4 valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft

Engine Block

Aluminum alloy with cast in iron cylinder liners

Cylinder Head

Aluminum alloy

Emission Control

Electronic Emission Control - CARB LEV-2 ULEV/ EPA Tier 2-Bin 5

Ignition System

Direct ignition system with knock control system

Alternator

130 amp. max

Battery

12V, maintenance free

Recommended Fuel

Premium Unleaded, 91 Octane

Layout

Transverse mounted, front engine, front-wheel-drive

Transmissions

5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control
or
Close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission with helical gear limited slip differential

Ratios (:1)

Manual Transmission

1st

3.933

2nd

2.478

3rd

1.700

4th

1.250

5th

0.975

6th

0.770

Reverse

4.008

Final

3.285

Ratios (:1)

Automatic Transmission

1st

2.563

2nd

1.552

3rd

1.021

4th

0.666

5th

0.480

Reverse

1.846

Final

4.428

CHASSIS

Body Type

All-steel unit body

Front Suspension

Independent double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Rear Suspension

Independent multi-link, double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Shock Absorbers

Gas-pressurized with Progressive Valve technology, front and rear

Stabilizer Bars

Automatic Transmission

Front:

1.0 in. diameter / 0.18 in. wall thickness
(25.4 mm) x (4.5 mm)

Rear:

0.67 in. diameter, solid
(17.0 mm)

Stabilizer Bars

Manual Transmission

Front:

1.07 in. diameter / 0.20 in wall thickness
(27.2 mm) x (5.0 mm)

Rear:

0.79 in. diameter, solid
(20 mm)

Steering Type

Torque-sensing, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering Ratio

15.4:1

Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock)

2.77

Turning Circle (curb to curb)

39.7 ft (12.1 m)

Wheels

17 x 8 JJ cast-aluminum alloy

Tires

P235/45R17 93W Bridgestone Turanza All-Season
235/45R17 93W Bridgestone Potentza High-Performance (optional for models with 6-speed MT)

Braking System

Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS

Front Discs

Automatic transmission -Ventilated, 11.4 in (300 mm) diameter; 1.1 in (28 mm) rotor thickness

Manual transmission - 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

Total Swept Area

Front: 242.4 sq in_ (1564 cm2)
Rear: 169.9 sq in_ (1096 cm2)

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

3-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 - 8.6 US qt (8.1 L)
Manual Transmission - 8.3 US qt (7.9 L)

Fuel Tank

17.0 US gal (64.7 L)

Volume

.

Passenger

97.9 cu ft

Cargo

12.5 cu ft

Cargo w/ Navigation System

12.3 cu ft

Total

110.4 cu ft

w/ Navigation System

110.2 cu ft

FUEL ECONOMY

EPA Fuel Mileage - City / Highway

Automatic Transmission - 20/28
Manual Transmission - 20/30

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

107.9 in (2740 mm)

Track, front

62.1 in (1577 mm)

Track, rear

62.0 in (1576 mm)

Overall Length

189.3 in (4809 mm)

Overall Width

72.2 in (1835 mm)

Overall Height

56.7 in (1441 mm)

Minimum Ground Clearance

5.8 in (148.0 mm) Non-Load 4.4 in (111 mm) Full-Load

Curb Weight

Automatic Transmission / Manual Transmission
3575 lb (1621 kg) / 3482 lb (1580 kg)

w/ optional Acura Navigation System

3582 lb (1625 kg) / 3489 lb (1583 kg)

w/ optional high performance tires

N/A / 3491 lb (1584 kg)

w/ optional Acura Navigation System and high performance tires

N/A / 3498 lb (1587 kg)

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

Automatic Transmission -- Manual Transmission
61.4/38.6 -- 60.0/40.0

w/ optional Acura Navigation System

61.2/38.8 -- 59.9/40.1

w/ optional high performance tires

N/A -- 60.0/40.0

w/ optional Acura Navigation System and high performance tires

N/A -- 59.8/40.2

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

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 in (887 mm)

Hip Room

53.8 in (1367 mm)

Shoulder Room

55.7 in (1414 mm)

WARRANTIES

Vehicle

4-year / 50,000-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