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1996 Acura TL- Specifications
SPECIFICATIONS 3.2TL 2.5TL
Engine Type 3.2-liter, 24-valve SOHC
2.5-liter, 20-valve, SOHC, inline 5 cylinder
Horsepower, SAE net 200 hp @ 5300 rpm
176 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque, SAE net 210 Ibs-ft @ 4500 rpm
1701bs-ft @ 3900 rpm
Redline 6300 rpm
6800 rpm
Fuel Cutoff 6500 rpm
7100 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.54 in. x 3.31 in. (90 mm x 84 mm)
3.35 in. x 3.40 in. (85 mm x 86 mm)
Displacement 196 cu. in. (3206 cc)
150 cu. in. (2451 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
induction System Programmed Fuel injection (PGM-FI) with Variable Volume induction System Programmed Fuel injection (PGMFI) with Dual Stage induction System
Valvetrain 4 valves per cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft
Engine Block Aluminum alloy with cast-iron cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy
Emission Control 3-way catalytic converter/EGR
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition with dual knock sensors
Electronic ignition with dual knock sensors
Alternator 110 amp max.
100 amp max.
Battery 12V, maintenance-free
Recommended Fuel Premium unleaded, 91octane
Body Type All-steel unit body
Front Suspension independent double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension independent double-wishbone with trailing link, coil springs and stabilizer bar
Shock Absorbers Gas-pressurized with progressive valve, front and rear
Stabilizer Bars (Tubular) (3.2TL)
Front
Rear
28.6 mm x 3.5 mm diameter
14.7mm x 2.6 mm diameter
Front
Rear
28.6 mm x 4.0 mm diameter
15.9 mm x 2.6 mm diameter
Steering Type Speed-sensitive, variable powerassisted, rack-and-pinion
3.2TL 2.5TL
Steering Ratio 15.7:1
17.5:1
Steering Wheel Turns, lock-to lock 3.3
3.5
Turning Circle, curb-to-curb 34.8 ft(10.6 mm)
36.1 ft(11.0 mm)
Wheels 6.5 JJ x 15 cast-aluminum alloy
6 JJ x 15 cast-aluminum alloy
Tires P205/65 Rl5 94V M+S All Season
P205160 Rl5 91H M+S All Season
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes
Front Discs
Ventilated, 11.1 in. (282 mm) diameter,9.1 in. (23 mm) rotor thickness
Rear Discs 10.3 in (260 mm) diameter, .35 in (9 mm) rotor thickness
Swept Area Front: 114.7 sq. in. (740 cm2)
Rear: 84.9 sq. in. (548 cm2)
Parking Brake Disc-type, mechanically actuated on rear wheels
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) 3-channel system with 4 wheelspeed sensors and electronica/hydraulic control unit
POWERTRAIN
Type Transverse-mounted frontengine/ front-wheel drive with equal length driveshafts
Transmissions Automatic Transmission
Ratios (:1) 3.2TL 2.5TL
1st 2.458 2.650
2nd 1.455 1.531
3rd 0.949 0.976
4th 0.652 0.654
Reverse 1.880 1.905
Secondary 1.333 1.622
Final 3.133 2.765
CAPACITIES
Crankcase 5.6 U.S. quarts (5.3 liters) refill capacity including filter
5.5 U.S. quarts (5.2 liters) refill capacity including filter
Cooling System 8.1 U.S. quarts (7.7 liters)
7.4 U.S. quarts (7.0 liters)
Fuel Tank 17.2 U.S. gallons (65 liters)
Passenger Volume 94.7 cu. ft.
Cargo Volume (trunk) 14.1 cu. ft.
Total Volume 108.8 cu. ft.
FUEL ECONOMY 3.2TL 2.5TL
Factory Estimated Fuel Mileage, CitylHighway* (TBD)
20/25
*Use for comparison purposes only. California figures are the same.Your mileage may vary.
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS 3.2TL 2.5TL
Wheelbase 111.8 in (2840 mm)
Track, front 61.0 in (1550 mm)
59.8 in (1520 mm)
Track, rear 59.4 in (1510 mm)
Length 191.7 in (4870 mm) 191.5 in (4865 mm)
Width 70.9 in (1800 mm) 70.3 in (1785 mm)
Height 55.7 in (1415 mm) 55.3 in (1405 mm)
Minimum Ground Clearance 4.7 in (120 mm)
Curb Weight 34611bs (1570 kg) 32521bs (1475 kg)
Premium Package 35161bs (1595 kg) 32821bs (1490 kg)
Weight Distribution, (%) f/r 60/40
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Front
Head room (without moonroof) 39.1 in. (992 mm) 39.1 in.. (992 mm)
Leg room 43.7 in. (1110 mm) 43.7 in. (1110 mm)
Hip room 53.9 in. (1369 mm) 53.9 in. (1369 mm)
Shoulder room 54.6 in. (1386 mm) 54.6 in. (1386 mm)
Rear
Head room 36.9 in. (937 mm) 36.9 in. (937 mm)
Leg room 35.2 in. (895 mm) 35.2 in. (895 mm)
Hip room 54.3 in. (1379 mm) 54.3 in. (1379 mm)
Shoulder room 54.1 in. (1373 mm) 54.1 in. (1373 mm)
WARRANTIES
Vehicle 4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty
Outer Body Rust-Through 5-year/unlimited-mile limited warranty
Roadside Assistance (TLC) 4-yeat./50,000-miles
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