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2011 Acura TL - Specifications
POWERTRAIN TL TL SH-AWD®
Engine Type 3.5-liter, SOHC V-6 3.7-liter, SOHC V-6
Horsepower 280 hp @ 6,200 rpm 305 hp @ 6,300 rpm
Torque 254 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm 273 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm
Redline 6,800 rpm 6,700 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.50 in x 3.66 in (89 mm x 93 mm) 3.54 in x 3.78 in (90 mm x 96 mm)
Displacement 212 cu in (3471 cc) 223 cu in (3664 cc)
Compression Ratio 11.2:1 11.2:1
Induction System Dual-stage magnesium-alloy intake manifold with Drive-By-Wire™ throttle system,
Programmed multi-point Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Dual-stage magnesium-alloy intake manifold with Drive-By-Wire™ throttle system,
Programmed multi-point Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Valvetrain Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC®), 4- valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC®) 4-valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft
Engine Block Aluminum alloy block with cast-iron cylinder liners Aluminum alloy block with high-silicon aluminum cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy with pent-roof combustion chambers and 4 valves per cylinder Aluminum alloy with pent-roof combustion chambers and 4 valves per cylinder
Emission Control EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5;
CARB LEV II ULEV
EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5;
CARB LEV II ULEV
Ignition System Electronic Direct Electronic Direct
Alternator 12 volt – 130 amp 12 volt – 130 amp
Battery 12 volt – 65Ah/20hr 12 volt – 65Ah/20hr
Required Fuel Premium Unleaded Premium Unleaded
Chassis Layout Transverse-mounted front engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) Transverse-mounted front engine, all-wheel-drive (AWD)
TRANSMISSION TL TL SH-AWD® TL SH-AWD® 6MT
Transmission 5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control 5-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) First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Reverse
Final
2.697
1.606
1.071
0.694
0.491
1.888
4.312
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Reverse
Final
2.697
1.606
1.071
0.694
0.491
1.888
4.533
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Reverse
Final
3.625
2.115
1.529
1.125
0.847
0.686
3.656
3.842
CHASSIS TL TL SH-AWD®
Body Type All-steel unit body
Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone
Rear Suspension Independent multi-link
Suspension Dampers Twin-tube, gas charged
Stabilizer Bars Front:
Rear:
1.18 in (30 mm) diameter, solid
0.75 in (19 mm) diameter, solid
1.06 in diameter (31 mm), solid
0.79 in (20 mm) diameter, hollow
0.18 in (4.5 mm) wall thickness
Steering Type Electric Power Steering (EPS), variable-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 13.96:1
Steering Wheel Turns
(lock-to-lock)
2.65
Turning Circle (curb-to-curb) 38.4 ft (11.7 m)
Wheels 17x8 in cast-aluminum
18x8 in cast-aluminum (available)
18x8 in cast-aluminum
19x8 in cast-aluminum (available)
Tires Standard Available Bridgestone Turanza EL400 P245/50R17 98V M+S
(TL) Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/50R17 98V M+S
(TL with Technology Package)

Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/45R18 96V M+S
(TL with Technology Package)

Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/45R18 96V M+S
(TL SH-AWD®) Michelin Pilot Sport S2 245/40ZR19 94Y
(TL SH-AWD® available)
BRAKES and SAFETY TL TL SH-AWD®
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and
Brake Assist
Front Brake Rotors 12.6 in (320 mm) diameter ventilated rotor; 1.1 in (28 mm)
rotor thickness
12.6 in (320 mm) diameter ventilated rotor, 1.1 in (28 mm) rotor thickness; functional front mounted break cooling ducts
Rear Brake Rotors 13.1 in (334 mm) diameter solid disc; 0.43 in (11 mm) rotor thickness
Brake Calipers Dual piston brake calipers (front); single piston brake calipers (rear)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
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 (TCS) Incorporated into Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)
CAPACITIES
Crankcase 5.3 US qt (5.0 L)
Cooling System 8.8 US qt (8.3 L)
Fuel Tank 18.5 gal (70 L)
EPA Passenger Volume 98.2 cu ft; 111.3 cu ft (passenger and cargo volume combined)
EPA Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft
FUEL ECONOMY TL TL SH-AWD®
Fuel Mileage* (city/highway/combined) 18/26/21 mpg 17/25/20 mpg (5AT)
17/25/20 mpg (6MT)

*Based on 2011 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase 109.3 in (2775 mm)
Overall Length 195.5 in (4966 mm)
Overall Width 74.0 in (1880 mm) at doors; 83.4 in (2118 mm) at mirrors
Overall Height 57.2 in (1452 mm)
Track, front 63.2 in (1605 mm)
Track, rear 63.8 in (1620 mm)
Minimum Ground Clearance TL: 5.9 in (151 mm) Unladen; 4.5 in (115 mm) Full-Load
TL SH-AWD: 5.7 in (145 mm) Unladen; 4.4-in (110 mm) Full-Load
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS Front Rear
Head Room
Leg Room
Hip Room
Shoulder Room
38.4 in (976 mm)
42.5 in (1080 mm)
55.7 in (1415 mm)
58.2 in (1477 mm)
36.7 in (932 mm)
36.2 in (920 mm)
54.8 in (1392 mm)
56.2 in (1428 mm)
WEIGHT TL TL SH-AWD® TL SH-AWD® 6MT
Curb Weight TL
TL w/ Technology Package
3,721 lb (1688 kg) 3,735 lb (1694 kg) 3,962 lb (1797 kg) 3,975 lb (1803 kg) 3,889 lb (1764 kg)
Weight Distribution TL

TL w/ Technology Package
60/40 (% front/rear) 60/40 (% front/rear) 59/41 (% front/rear) 59/41 (% front/rear) 58/42 (% front/rear)
WARRANTIES
Vehicle
Powertrain
Outer Body Rust-Through
Acura Total Luxury Care® with Roadside Assistance
4-year / 50,000 mile limited warranty
6-year / 70,000 mile limited warranty
5-year / Unlimited mile limited warranty
4-year / 50,000 mile limited warranty
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