HEADLINES

2000 Acura 3.2 TL Specifications

POWERTRAIN

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Engine Type

3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6

Horsepower, SAE Net

225 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque, SAE Net

216 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm

Redline

6300 rpm

Fuel Cutoff

6600 rpm

Bore & Stroke

3.50 in x 3.39 in (89mm 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 Electronic Lift (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

Electronically controlled EGR ULEV/LEV emission control (CA/49 state)

Ignition System

Direct ignition system with knock control system

Alternator

105 amp. max.

Battery

12V, maintenance free

Recommended Fuel

Premium unleaded, 91 octane

Layout

Transverse mounted, front engine, front wheel drive

Transmission

5-speed Automatic Transmission with Grade Logic Control and Sequential SportShift

Ratios (:1)1st

2.563

2nd

1.552

3rd

1.021

4th

0.653

5th

0.470

Reverse

1.846

Final

4.428

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CHASSIS

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Body Type

All-steel unit body

Front Suspension

Independent double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Rear Suspension

Multilink double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Shock Absorbers

Twin-tube gas type Front and rear

Stabilizer Bars

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Front

1.07 in (27.2 mm) diameter x
0.18 in (4.5 mm) wall thickness

Rear

0.71 in (18.0 mm) diameter, solid

Steering Type

Speed-sensitive, variable power-assisted, rack-and-pinion

Steering Ratio

16.1:1

Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock

3.11

Turning Circle (Curb to Curb)

36.8 ft (11.2 m)

Wheels

6.5 JJ x 16 cast-aluminum alloy

Tires

P205/60R16 91V Michelin
All-season MXV4-Plus

Braking System

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

Front Discs

Ventilated, 11.8 in (300 mm) diameter, 1.1in (28 mm) rotor thickness

Rear Discs

Solid, 11.1 in (282 mm) diameter, 0.35 in (9 mm) rotor thickness

Total Swept Area

Front: 57.5 sq. in (371 cm2)
Rear: 39.4 sq. in (254 cm2)

Antilock Braking System (ABS)

3-channel system with
4wheel-speed sensors and electronic/hydraulic control unit

Parking Brake

Drum-in disc, foot-pedal operated

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CAPACITIES

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Crankcase

4.6 U.S. qt (4.4 L)

Cooling System

7.9 U.S. qt (7.47 L)

Fuel Tank

17.2 U.S. gal (65 L)

Volumes

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Passenger

96.5 cu ft

Cargo

14.3 cu ft

Total

110.8 cu ft

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FUEL ECONOMY

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EPA Fuel Mileage, City/Highway

19/29

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EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

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Wheelbase

108.1 in (2745 mm)

Track, front

61.2 in (1555 mm)

Track, rear

60.4 in (1535 mm)

Length

192.9 in (4900 mm)

Width

70.3 in (1785 mm)

Height

56.1 in (1425 mm)

Minimum Ground Clearance

5.9 in (150 mm)

Curb Weight

3483 lb (1580 kg)
3494 lb (1585 kg)
(w/Navigation System)

Weight Distribution (% F/R)

62/38

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INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

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FRONT

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Head Room

39.9 in (1013 mm)

Leg Room

42.4 in (1077 mm)

Hip Room

56.0 in (1422 mm)

Shoulder Room

56.2 in (1427 mm)

REAR

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Head Room

36.8 in (935 mm)

Leg Room

35.0 in (889 mm)

Hip Room

55.0 in (1397 mm)

Shoulder Room

55.7 in (1415 mm)

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WARRANTIES

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Vehicle

4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty

Outer Body Rust-Through

5-year/unlimited-mile limited warranty

Roadside Assistance (TLC)

4-years/50,000 miles

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