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2012 Acura TL - Specs

2012 Acura TL

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2012 Acura Specs
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Engine Specs
Transmission Specs

Weights and Capacities
Exterior Dimensions
Interior Dimensions

Dimensions and capacities are in inches unless otherwise specified.

Engine 3.7-liter, SOHC V-6 3.5-liter, SOHC V-6
Application TL SH-AWD® TL
Displacement (cc / cu. in.) 3664 / 223 3471 / 212
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy with pent-roof combustion chambers and 4 valves per cylinder
Engine Block Aluminum alloy block with high-silicon aluminum cylinder liners Aluminum alloy block with cast-iron cylinder liners
Bore x Stroke 3.54 x 3.78  
Valvetrain Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC®), 4- valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft
Redline 6,700 rpm 6,800 rpm
Compression Ratio 11.2:1 11.2:1
Horsepower 305 @ 6,300 280 @ 6,200
Torque (SAE net) 273 @ 5,000 254 @ 5,000
Induction System Dual-stage magnesium-alloy intake manifold with Drive-By-Wire™ throttle system, Programmed multi-point Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Fuel capacity (gal) 18.5 18.5
Fuel Requirement Premium Unleaded Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy (City / Highway / Combined) 18 / 26 / 21 - Automatic 20 / 29 / 23
17 / 25 / 20 - Manual

Transmission 6-speed Automatic Transmission 6-speed Manual Transmission
Application TL, TL SH-AWD TL SH-AWD
Type 6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control 6-speed manual transmission with sport shifter and Hill Start Assist
Gear Ratios (:1)
     1st 3.591 3.625
     2nd 2.095 2.115
     3rd 1.485 1.529
     4th 1.065 1.125
     5th 0.754 0.847
     6th 0.556 0.686
   Reverse 2.269 3.656
Final Drive Ratio   3.842

Dimensions & Capacities(a) 2012 Acura TL
Wheelbase 109.3
Track Front 63.2
Rear 63.8
Overall Length 194.0
Overall Width at mirrors 83.4
at doors 74.0
Height 57.2
Minimum Ground Clearance
TL 6.1

Accomodations Front Row Second Row
Seating Capacity 2 3
Head Room 38.4 36.7
Leg room 42.5 36.2
Shoulder room 58.2 56.2
Hip room 55.7 54.8

Suspension 2012 Acura TL SH-AWD 2012 Acura TL
Front Stabilizer Bars 1.06 in diameter, solid 1.18 in diameter, solid
Type Independent double-wishbone
Rear Stabilizer Bars 0.79 in diameter, hollow 0.75 in (19 mm) diameter, solid
Type Independent multi-link
Suspension Dampers Twin-tube, gas charged

Steering 2012 Acura TL
Type Electric Power Steering (EPS), variable-assist rack-and-pinion
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb) ft 38.4
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.65
Ratio 13.96:1

Wheels and TIres
2012 Acura TL
TL Wheels Standard 17x8 in cast-aluminum
Available 18x8 in cast-aluminum
Tires Standard Bridgestone Turanza EL400
with Technology Package Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/50R17 98V M+S
with Advance Package

Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/45R18 98V M+S

TL SH-AWD Wheels Standard 18x8 in cast-aluminum
Available 19x8 in cast-aluminum
Tires Standard Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/45R18 98V M+S
with Advance Package Goodyear Eagle RS-A P245/40R19 94V M+S

Brakes 2012 Acura TL
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
12.6 in diameter ventilated rotor; 1.1 in rotor thickness
12.6 in diameter ventilated rotor, 1.1 in rotor thickness; functional front mounted break cooling ducts
Rear 13.1 in (334 mm) diameter solid disc; 0.43 in (11 mm) rotor thickness
Brake Calipers Front Dual -piston brake calipers
Rear single -piston brake calipers
Anti-lock Braking System 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 Incorporated into Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)

Weights and Capacities (pounds unless otherwise noted) 2012 Acura TL
Curb Weight (lbs.) TL Base 3, 726
with Technology Package
3, 741
with Advance Package 3,770
TL SH-AWD® Manual Transmission 3,889
Automatic Transmission 3, 968
Auto with Technology Package
3, 982
Auto with Advance Package 4,001
Weight Distribution % (Front / Rear) TL 61 / 39
TL SH-AWD® Automatic 59 / 41
TL SH-AWD® Manual 58 / 42
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) TL 13.1
TL SH-AWD® 12.5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 98.2

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