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2002 Acura TL - Specs

2002 Acura TL

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Acura TL - Engine Specs
Acura TL - Powertrain Specs
Acura TL - Chassis Specs
Acura TL - Capacities Specs
Acura TL - Exterior Dimensions
Acura TL - Interior Dimensions

Dimensions and capacities are in inches unless otherwise specified.

Engine 3.2TL 3.2TL Type-S
3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6 3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6
Horsepower, SAE Net
225 hp @ 5600 rpm 260 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque 216 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm 232 lb-ft @ 3500-5500 rpm
Redline 6300 rpm 6900 rpm
Bore and Stroke 3.50 in x 3.39 in (89 mm x 86 mm)
Displacement 196 cu in (3210 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Valvetrain Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC(TM)), 4 valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft
Engine Block Aluminum alloy Aluminum alloy with spin-cast cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy Aluminum alloy
Emission Control Electronically controlled EGR LEV emission control (ULEV in CA) Electronically controlled EGR LEV emission control
Ignition System Direct ignition system with knock control system
105 amp. max 120 amp. max
Battery 12V, maintenance free
Recommended Fuel Premium Unleaded, 91 Octane

Powertrain 3.2TL
Layout Transverse mounted, front engine, front-wheel-drive
Transmission 5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control
Transmissions Gear Ratios:  
1st gear 2.563
2nd gear 1.552
3rd gear 1.022
4th gear 0.653
5th gear 0.471
Reverse 1.846
Final Drive Ratio 4.429

Chassis 3.2TL 3.2TL Type-S
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 Acura Progressive Valve technology, front and rear
Stabilizer Bars - Front 1.07 in. 0.18 in.
Stabilizer Bars - Rear 0.71 in. 18.0 mm diameter, solid 0.75 in. 19.0 mm diameter, solid
Steering Type Speed-sensitive, variable power-assisted, rack-and-pinion Torque-sensing, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 16.1:1 15.9:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock) 3.11 2.93
Turning Circle (curb to curb) 36.8 ft (11.2 m) 39.7 ft. (12.0 m)
Wheels 16 x 6.5 cast-aluminum alloy 17 x 6.5 cast-aluminum alloy
Tires P205/60R16 91V Michelin MXV4-Plus P215/50R17 93V Michelin MXM4
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Front Discs Ventilated, 11.4 in (300 mm) diameter; 1.1 in (28 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
4-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) system Not Available Throttle control and brake control utilizing yaw, lateral g, speed and steering sensors for traction control and stability enhancement

Capacities / EPA Mileage 3.2TL
4.2 US qt (4.0 L)
Cooling System 7.8 US qt (7.4 L)
Fuel tank 17.1 US gal (64.8 L)
EPA Fuel Mileage - City/Highway 19 / 29

Exterior Dimensions 3.2TL 3.2TL Type-S
Wheelbase 108.1 in (2745 mm)
Track, front 61.2 in (1555 mm)
Track, rear 60.4 in (1535 mm)
Overall Length 192.5 in (4890 mm)
Overall Width 70.7 in (1795 mm)
Overall Height 53.7 in (1365 mm)
Minimum Ground Clearance
6.2 in (158.7 mm) Non-Load 5.3 (135.6) Full-Load
Curb Weight
3494 lb (1585 kg)
3538 lb (1605 kg)
w/ optional Acura NavigationSystem
3510 lb (1592 kg) 3554 lb (1612 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front / rear) 62 / 38

Interior and Trunk Dimensions Front Rear
Head Room 39.9 in (1013 mm) 36.8 in (935 mm)
Leg Room 42.4 in (1078 mm) 35.0 in (889 mm)
Hip Room 53.0 in (1354 mm) 55.0 in (1397 mm)
Shoulder Room 56.2 in (1427 mm) 55.7 in (1415 mm)
Passenger Volumes 96.5 cu ft
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft (w/NAVI)
Total Volume 110.6 cu ft

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