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Acura TL

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Acura TL

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 3210 cm3 / 195.9 cu in / 195.9 cu in, 167.8 kW / 225.0 hp / 225.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 293.0 N·m / 216.1 lb·ft / 216.1 lb·ft @ 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AcuraIssued from2001
ModelTLIssued until
SerieTLNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAcuraCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4920 l / 173.75 cu ft / 173.75 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4890 mm / 192.5 in / 192.5 inTotal (curb) weight1584 kg / 3492 lb / 3492 lb
Width1793 mm / 70.6 in / 70.6 inDry weight
Height1364 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2746 mm / 108.1 in / 108.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1552 mm / 61.1 in / 61.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1534 mm / 60.4 in / 60.4 inWeight distribution (front)62.0 % / 62.0 % / 62.0 %
Ground clearance135 mm / 5.3 in / 5.3 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeJ32ATotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (60.0° vee)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerHondaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionAluminium alloy head & blockBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supplyHonda PGM-FiEngine displacement3210 cm3 / 195.9 cu in / 195.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity535.00 cm3/cylinder / 32.648 cu in/cylinder / 32.648 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power167.8 kW / 225.0 hp / 225.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque293.0 N·m / 216.1 lb·ft / 216.1 lb·ft at 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)78.8 kW / 105.6 hp / 105.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.3 kW/l / 1.149 bhp/cu in / 1.149 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque91.3 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.47
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.43

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.20 s / 7.20 s / 7.20 sPower-to-weight ratio142.1 kW/ton / 107.6 bhp/ton / 107.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)18.40 s / 18.40 s / 18.40 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time15.50 s / 15.50 s / 15.50 s (top 92 km/h / 57 mph / 57 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.11Turning circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front16 x 6.5 JJWheels rear16 x 6.5 JJ
Tyres frontMichelin MXV4-Plus P205/60 R 16 91VTyres rearMichelin MXV4-Plus P205/60 R 16 91V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 inBrake diameter rear282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Acura TL

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