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2001 Acura TL 2001 Acura TL

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Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
Powertrain Transverse front engine/front-wheel drive
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Valvetrain 4 valves per cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft with Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control ( VTEC™ ) system
Engine Block Aluminum alloy with cast-iron cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy
Emission Control 3-way catalytic converter
Battery 12V, maintenance-free
100,000-Mile Tune-Up
Interval No tune-ups for 100,000 miles*
Redline 6300 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.50 in x 3.39 in (89 mm x 86 mm)
Engine type 3.2 liter, 24-valve, SOHC V-6
Horsepower 225hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque 216 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Displacement 196 cu in (3210 cc)
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) with 60-mm throttle bore
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition with knock sensor
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Please refer to the maintenance section of your owners manual to determine all appropriate maintenance intervals.
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
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
Steering Type Speed-sensitive, variable power-assisted, rack-and-pinion
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes
Front Discs Ventilated, 11.8-in (300-mm) diameter, 28-mm rotor thickness
Rear Discs 11.1 in (282mm) diameter, 9 mm rotor thickness
Turning Circle, Curb-to-Curb 36.8
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.11
Wheels 6.5 JJ x 16 Cast Aluminum-alloy
Tires P205/60R16 91V M + S Michelin
Parking Brake Drum in disc type, mechanically actuated on rear wheels
Anti-Lock Braking
System (ABS) Acura-designed system with 4 wheel-speed sensors and electronic/hydraulic control unit
Stabilizer Bars Front 27.2 mm (1.07 in) diameter (tubular) x 4.5 mm (0.18 in) wall thickness
Rear 18.0 mm (0.71 in) diameter (solid)
Transmission (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, Grade Logic Control and lockup torque converter
Ratios (:1):
  • 1st: 2.563
  • 2nd: 1.552
  • 3rd: 1.021
  • 4th: 0.653
  • 5th: 0.470
  • Reverse: 1.846
  • Final Drive: 4.428
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
Driver's and front passengers air bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Side air bags with front passenger height and position sensors
3-point adjustable-height seat belts with load limiter (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
Rear child seat tether anchors
Childproof rear door locks
4-wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Impact absorption crumple zones (front/rear)
Dual, front side-impact door beams
5-mph bumpers (front/rear)
Heated door mirrors
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Breakaway inside rearview mirror
Sun visors with side extensions
Non-protruding switches and controls
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Automatic transmission interlock feature
All season, steel-belted radial tires
Center high-mount brakelight
All around visibility: 289.3 degrees
Rear window defroster
Front side-window defoggers
Tinted upper windshield
Rear seat headrests
Safety glass
Emergency trunk release
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
Power-operated moonroof with tilt feature and sliding shade
Acura/Bose® Music System with five speakers, AM/FM stereo/cassette, in-dash CD player, Dolby® Noise Reduction® (DNR) and anti-theft feature
Cruise control
Power windows and door locks
Theft-deterrent system
Remote keyless entry system
Automatic Climate Control System with micron air filtration system
HomeLink® System
Auto-off headlights
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
Tilt steering column
Speed-sensing, intermittent windshield wipers
Remote trunk/fuel-filler-door releases
Sunglasses holder
Dual overhead map lights
Lighted trunk, ashtray, lower console, door switches, ignition switch and glove compartment
Dual, illuminated, vanity mirrors
Front door storage
Dual beverage holders, front and rear
Digital quartz clock
Outside temperature gauge
Dual 12V power ports
Driver window one-touch down
Seating & Trim (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
Leather-trimmed seats and door panels
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Simulated wood-grained console and door trim
Heated front seats
Driver's 8-way power seat with adjustable lumbar support
Front passenger's 4-way power seat
Rear seat headrests
Front center console with adjustable armrest
Rear seat center armrest with locking trunk pass-through and dual beverage holders
Driver's and passenger's seatback pockets
Floormats
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
Heat-rejecting, green-tinted glass
Heated, power operated, body colored outside mirrors
Protective body-colored side moldings
Rear window defroster with timer
Galvanized body panels
2-coat, 1-bake paint process
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Radio antenna printed in rear glass
Dual-outlet exhaust
Machined-finish alloy wheels
Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
EPA Passenger Volume - 96.5 cu ft
EPA Cargo Volume - 14.3 cu ft
Fuel Tank - 17.2 U.S. gallons (65.0 liters)
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter - 4.6 U.S. quarts (4.4 liters)
Cooling System - 7.9 U.S. quarts (7.5 liters)
Fuel Economy (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
Recommended Fuel - Premium unleaded; 91 octane
EPA estimated mileage, city/highway** 19/29
**Use for comparison purposes only. California figures are the same. Your mileage may vary. Factory estimates; EPA figures not available at time of printing.
dim (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)back to top
Exterior:
  • Wheelbase: 108.1 in.
  • Overall Length: 192.9 in.
  • Overall Width: 70.3 in.
  • Height (unladen): 56.1 in.
  • Minimum Ground Clearance: 5.9 in.
  • Track Front: 61.2 in.
  • Rear: 60.4 in.
  • Curb Weight: 3483 lbs. (3494 lbs. with Navigation System)
  • Weight Distribution(% front/rear): 62/38
Interior:
  • Head Room:
    • Front: 39.9 in.
    • Rear: 36.8 in.
  • Leg Room:
    • Front: 42.4 in.
    • Rear: 35.0 in.
  • Hip Room:
    • Front: 56.0 in.
    • Rear: 55.0 in.
  • Shoulder Room:
    • Front: 56.2 in.
    • Rear: 55.7 in.
  • Passenger Volume: 96.5 cu. ft.
  • Cargo Volume: 14.3 cu. ft.
  • Total Interior Volume: 110.8 cu. ft.
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
Powertrain Transverse front engine/front-wheel drive
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Valvetrain 4 valves per cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft with Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control ( VTEC™ ) system
Engine Block Aluminum alloy with cast-iron cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy
Emission Control 3-way catalytic converter
Battery 12V, maintenance-free
100,000-Mile Tune-Up
Interval No tune-ups for 100,000 miles*
Redline 6300 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.50 in x 3.39 in (89 mm x 86 mm)
Engine type 3.2 liter, 24-valve, SOHC V-6
Horsepower 225hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque 216 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Displacement 196 cu in (3210 cc)
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) with 60-mm throttle bore
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition with knock sensor
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Please refer to the maintenance section of your owners manual to determine all appropriate maintenance intervals.
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
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
Steering Type Speed-sensitive, variable power-assisted, rack-and-pinion
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes
Front Discs Ventilated, 11.8-in (300-mm) diameter, 28-mm rotor thickness
Rear Discs 11.1 in (282mm) diameter, 9 mm rotor thickness
Turning Circle, Curb-to-Curb 36.8
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.11
Wheels 6.5 JJ x 16 Cast Aluminum-alloy
Tires P205/60R16 91V M + S Michelin
Parking Brake Drum in disc type, mechanically actuated on rear wheels
Anti-Lock Braking
System (ABS) Acura-designed system with 4 wheel-speed sensors and electronic/hydraulic control unit
Stabilizer Bars Front 27.2 mm (1.07 in) diameter (tubular) x 4.5 mm (0.18 in) wall thickness
Rear 18.0 mm (0.71 in) diameter (solid)
Transmission (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, Grade Logic Control and lockup torque converter
Ratios (:1):
  • 1st: 2.563
  • 2nd: 1.552
  • 3rd: 1.021
  • 4th: 0.653
  • 5th: 0.470
  • Reverse: 1.846
  • Final Drive: 4.428
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
Driver's and front passengers air bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Side air bags with front passenger height and position sensors
3-point adjustable-height seat belts with load limiter (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
Rear child seat tether anchors
Childproof rear door locks
4-wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Impact absorption crumple zones (front/rear)
Dual, front side-impact door beams
5-mph bumpers (front/rear)
Heated door mirrors
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Breakaway inside rearview mirror
Sun visors with side extensions
Non-protruding switches and controls
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Automatic transmission interlock feature
All season, steel-belted radial tires
Center high-mount brakelight
All around visibility: 289.3 degrees
Rear window defroster
Front side-window defoggers
Tinted upper windshield
Rear seat headrests
Safety glass
Emergency trunk release
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
Power-operated moonroof with tilt feature and sliding shade
Acura/Bose® Music System with five speakers, AM/FM stereo/cassette, in-dash CD player, Dolby® Noise Reduction® (DNR) and anti-theft feature
Cruise control
Power windows and door locks
Theft-deterrent system
Remote keyless entry system
Automatic Climate Control System with micron air filtration system
HomeLink® System
Auto-off headlights
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
Tilt steering column
Speed-sensing, intermittent windshield wipers
Remote trunk/fuel-filler-door releases
Sunglasses holder
Dual overhead map lights
Lighted trunk, ashtray, lower console, door switches, ignition switch and glove compartment
Dual, illuminated, vanity mirrors
Front door storage
Dual beverage holders, front and rear
Digital quartz clock
Outside temperature gauge
Dual 12V power ports
Driver window one-touch down
Seating & Trim (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
Leather-trimmed seats and door panels
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Simulated wood-grained console and door trim
Heated front seats
Driver's 8-way power seat with adjustable lumbar support
Front passenger's 4-way power seat
Rear seat headrests
Front center console with adjustable armrest
Rear seat center armrest with locking trunk pass-through and dual beverage holders
Driver's and passenger's seatback pockets
Floormats
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
Heat-rejecting, green-tinted glass
Heated, power operated, body colored outside mirrors
Protective body-colored side moldings
Rear window defroster with timer
Galvanized body panels
2-coat, 1-bake paint process
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Radio antenna printed in rear glass
Dual-outlet exhaust
Machined-finish alloy wheels
Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
EPA Passenger Volume - 96.5 cu ft
EPA Cargo Volume - 14.3 cu ft
Fuel Tank - 17.2 U.S. gallons (65.0 liters)
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter - 4.6 U.S. quarts (4.4 liters)
Cooling System - 7.9 U.S. quarts (7.5 liters)
Fuel Economy (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
Recommended Fuel - Premium unleaded; 91 octane
EPA estimated mileage, city/highway** 19/29
**Use for comparison purposes only. California figures are the same. Your mileage may vary. Factory estimates; EPA figures not available at time of printing.
dim (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)back to top
Exterior:
  • Wheelbase: 108.1 in.
  • Overall Length: 192.9 in.
  • Overall Width: 70.3 in.
  • Height (unladen): 56.1 in.
  • Minimum Ground Clearance: 5.9 in.
  • Track Front: 61.2 in.
  • Rear: 60.4 in.
  • Curb Weight: 3483 lbs. (3494 lbs. with Navigation System)
  • Weight Distribution(% front/rear): 62/38
Interior:
  • Head Room:
    • Front: 39.9 in.
    • Rear: 36.8 in.
  • Leg Room:
    • Front: 42.4 in.
    • Rear: 35.0 in.
  • Hip Room:
    • Front: 56.0 in.
    • Rear: 55.0 in.
  • Shoulder Room:
    • Front: 56.2 in.
    • Rear: 55.7 in.
  • Passenger Volume: 96.5 cu. ft.
  • Cargo Volume: 14.3 cu. ft.
  • Total Interior Volume: 110.8 cu. ft.