2002 Acura CL 2002 Acura CL Change Vehicle


Vehicle Specifications

Specs for trim:
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Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
Engine type 3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC™ V-6
Horsepower 3.2CL - 225 hp @ 5600 rpm
Type S - 260 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque, SAE Net 3.2CL - 217 lb.-ft. @ 4700 rpm
Type S - 232 lb.-ft. @ 3500-5500 rpm
Redline 3.2CL - 6300 rpm Type S - 6900 rpm
Fuel Cutoff 3.2CL - 6600 rpm Type S - 7000 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.50 in. x 3.39 in. (89 mm x 86 mm)
Displacement 196 cu. in. (3210 cc)
Compression Ratio 3.2CL - 9.8:1
Type S - 10.5:1
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Valvetrain Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (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 emission control (CA/49 state)
Type S - Electronically controlled EGR LEV emission control (CA/49 state)
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition system with knock control
Alternator 3.2CL - 105 amp. max
Type S - 120 amp. max
Battery 12V, maintenance free
Powertrain Transverse mounted, front engine, front-wheel drive
100,000-Mile Tune-up No tune-ups for 100,000 miles* interval
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Please refer to the maintenance section of your owner's manual to determine all appropriate maintenance intervals.
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
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
Stabilizer Bars Front - 27.2 mm diameter (tubular) x 4.5 mm wall thickness
Rear - 18.0 mm diameter solid
(Type S - 19.0 mm diameter) solid
Steering Type Variable power-assisted, rack and pinion
Steering Wheel Turns,
Lock-to-Lock 3.2CL - 3.06
Type S - 2.88
Turning Circle, Curb-to-Curb:
  • 3.2CL: 37.4 ft. (5.7 m)
  • Type S: 39.4 ft. (6.0 m)
Wheels:
  • 3.2CL: 16 x 6.5 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
  • Type S: 17 x 7.0 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
Tires:
  • 3.2CL: P205/60R16 91V Michelin MXV4-Plus
  • Type S: P215/50R17 93V Michelin MXM4 Pilot
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes
Front Discs Ventilated, 11.8 in. (300 mm) diameter; 1.1 in. (28 mm) rotor thickness
Rear Discs Solid, 11.1 in. (282 mm) diameter; 0.35 in. (9 mm) rotor thickness
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) 3.2CL - 3-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Type S - 4-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) Throttle control, fuel control, and 2-channel brake control utilizing yaw, lateral g, speed and steering sensors for traction control and stability enhancement (available on the Type S only.)
Transmission (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
5-speed Sequential SportShift™ automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control
Ratios (: 1):
  • 1st: 2.563
  • 2nd: 1.551
  • 3rd: 1.021
  • 4th: 0.653
  • 5th: 0.470
  • Reverse: 1.846
  • Final: 4.428
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
Antilock Braking System (ABS)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)*
Driver and front passenger air bags with dual-stage passenger air bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Driver and front passenger side air bag with Acura-exclusive front passenger height and position sensors
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights
3-point seat belts (all seats)
Front Seat belt pretensioners with load-limiters
Side-impact door beams
Front and rear crumple zones
Rear child seat tether anchors
Rear window defroster with timer
Theft-deterrent system
Remote keyless entry system with panic alarm feature
Electronic immobilizer system
*Available on Type S only
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
Automatic Climate Control System
Passenger compartment Micron Air Filtration system
Acura/BOSE® in-dash 6-disc CD player/Cassette/AM-FM stereo with anti-theft feature, 6-speaker system
Optional Acura Navigation System
Steering wheel-mounted remote audio controls
Steering wheel mounted cruise control
Tilt steering wheel
Speed-sensing intermittent windshield wipers with mist feature
Power moonroof with tilt feature and sliding sunshade
Overhead map lights
Overhead sunglasses storage compartment
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Illuminated driver and front passenger vanity mirror
HomeLink® remote control system
Front center console with adjustable armrest
Illuminated front center console storage
Dual accessory power outlets (one in center console)
Front and rear dual beverage holders
In-dash note pad tray*
Multiple storage compartments in door
Metallic-finish instrument panel display**
Quartz Clock**
Dual trip meters
Maintenance interval reminder
Auto-off headlights
Remote keyless trunk release
In-trunk shopping bag hook
In-trunk storage tray
In-trunk cargo net
*Not available with Navigation System
**Available on the Type S only
Seating & Trim (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
Perforated leather-trimmed seating surfaces+
Leather trimmed seating surfaces++
8-way power driver seat with power walk-in feature
4-way power passenger seat with power walk-in feature
Remote keyless-linked memory driver's seats and outside mirrors
Heated front seats
Adjustable driver's seat lumbar support
Adjustable front headrests
Driver and passenger seat back pockets
Dual bucket rear seats
Lockable rear center storage compartment
Locking trunk pass-through
Bright wood-grained trim*
Dark wood-grained trim**
Carpeted floor mats
+Available on the Type S only
++Available on the 3.2CL only
*Not available on Type S with Ebony interior
**Only available on Type S with Ebony interior
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
Road lamps
Heated power-operated outside mirrors with passenger side reverse-tilt feature
Heat rejecting green glass
Printed radio antenna (rear glass)
Galvanized body panels
Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
EPA Passenger Volume - 90.0 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume - 13.6 cu. ft.
Fuel Tank - 17.2 US gal. (65.0 L)
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter - 4.6 US qt. (4.4 L)
Cooling System - 7.8 US qt. (7.4 L)
Fuel Economy (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
Recommended Fuel - Premium unleaded; 91 octane
EPA estimated mileage, city/highway: 3.2CL - 19/29*, Type S - 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.
Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic 3.2)
Exterior:
  • Wheelbase: 106.9 in.
  • Track, front: 61.1 in.
  • Track, rear: 61.0 in.
  • Overall length: 192.0 in.
  • Overall width: 70.6 in.
  • Overall height: 55.5 in.
  • Minimum Ground Clearance (non-load): 6.2 in.
  • Curb Weight: 3470 lb. (3485 lb. with Navigation System)
  • Type S: 3510 lb. (3525 lb. with Navigation System)
  • Weight Distribution(% front/rear): 63/37
Interior:
  • Head Room:
    • Front: 37.5 in.
    • Rear: 36.7 in.
  • Leg Room:
    • Front: 42.4 in.
    • Rear: 33.0 in.
  • Hip Room:
    • Front: 52.9 in.
    • Rear: 50.4 in.
  • Shoulder Room:
    • Front: 56.4 in.
    • Rear: 54.2 in.
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
Engine type 3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC™ V-6
Horsepower 3.2CL - 225 hp @ 5600 rpm
Type S - 260 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque, SAE Net 3.2CL - 217 lb.-ft. @ 4700 rpm
Type S - 232 lb.-ft. @ 3500-5500 rpm
Redline 3.2CL - 6300 rpm Type S - 6900 rpm
Fuel Cutoff 3.2CL - 6600 rpm Type S - 7000 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.50 in. x 3.39 in. (89 mm x 86 mm)
Displacement 196 cu. in. (3210 cc)
Compression Ratio 3.2CL - 9.8:1
Type S - 10.5:1
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Valvetrain Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (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 emission control (CA/49 state)
Type S - Electronically controlled EGR LEV emission control (CA/49 state)
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition system with knock control
Alternator 3.2CL - 105 amp. max
Type S - 120 amp. max
Battery 12V, maintenance free
Powertrain Transverse mounted, front engine, front-wheel drive
100,000-Mile Tune-up No tune-ups for 100,000 miles* interval
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Please refer to the maintenance section of your owner's manual to determine all appropriate maintenance intervals.
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
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
Stabilizer Bars Front - 27.2 mm diameter (tubular) x 4.5 mm wall thickness
Rear - 18.0 mm diameter solid
(Type S - 19.0 mm diameter) solid
Steering Type Variable power-assisted, rack and pinion
Steering Wheel Turns,
Lock-to-Lock 3.2CL - 3.06
Type S - 2.88
Turning Circle, Curb-to-Curb:
  • 3.2CL: 37.4 ft. (5.7 m)
  • Type S: 39.4 ft. (6.0 m)
Wheels:
  • 3.2CL: 16 x 6.5 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
  • Type S: 17 x 7.0 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
Tires:
  • 3.2CL: P205/60R16 91V Michelin MXV4-Plus
  • Type S: P215/50R17 93V Michelin MXM4 Pilot
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes
Front Discs Ventilated, 11.8 in. (300 mm) diameter; 1.1 in. (28 mm) rotor thickness
Rear Discs Solid, 11.1 in. (282 mm) diameter; 0.35 in. (9 mm) rotor thickness
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) 3.2CL - 3-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Type S - 4-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) Throttle control, fuel control, and 2-channel brake control utilizing yaw, lateral g, speed and steering sensors for traction control and stability enhancement (available on the Type S only.)
Transmission (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
5-speed Sequential SportShift™ automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control
Ratios (: 1):
  • 1st: 2.563
  • 2nd: 1.551
  • 3rd: 1.021
  • 4th: 0.653
  • 5th: 0.470
  • Reverse: 1.846
  • Final: 4.428
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
Antilock Braking System (ABS)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)*
Driver and front passenger air bags with dual-stage passenger air bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Driver and front passenger side air bag with Acura-exclusive front passenger height and position sensors
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights
3-point seat belts (all seats)
Front Seat belt pretensioners with load-limiters
Side-impact door beams
Front and rear crumple zones
Rear child seat tether anchors
Rear window defroster with timer
Theft-deterrent system
Remote keyless entry system with panic alarm feature
Electronic immobilizer system
*Available on Type S only
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
Automatic Climate Control System
Passenger compartment Micron Air Filtration system
Acura/BOSE® in-dash 6-disc CD player/Cassette/AM-FM stereo with anti-theft feature, 6-speaker system
Optional Acura Navigation System
Steering wheel-mounted remote audio controls
Steering wheel mounted cruise control
Tilt steering wheel
Speed-sensing intermittent windshield wipers with mist feature
Power moonroof with tilt feature and sliding sunshade
Overhead map lights
Overhead sunglasses storage compartment
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Illuminated driver and front passenger vanity mirror
HomeLink® remote control system
Front center console with adjustable armrest
Illuminated front center console storage
Dual accessory power outlets (one in center console)
Front and rear dual beverage holders
In-dash note pad tray*
Multiple storage compartments in door
Metallic-finish instrument panel display**
Quartz Clock**
Dual trip meters
Maintenance interval reminder
Auto-off headlights
Remote keyless trunk release
In-trunk shopping bag hook
In-trunk storage tray
In-trunk cargo net
*Not available with Navigation System
**Available on the Type S only
Seating & Trim (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
Perforated leather-trimmed seating surfaces+
Leather trimmed seating surfaces++
8-way power driver seat with power walk-in feature
4-way power passenger seat with power walk-in feature
Remote keyless-linked memory driver's seats and outside mirrors
Heated front seats
Adjustable driver's seat lumbar support
Adjustable front headrests
Driver and passenger seat back pockets
Dual bucket rear seats
Lockable rear center storage compartment
Locking trunk pass-through
Bright wood-grained trim*
Dark wood-grained trim**
Carpeted floor mats
+Available on the Type S only
++Available on the 3.2CL only
*Not available on Type S with Ebony interior
**Only available on Type S with Ebony interior
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
Road lamps
Heated power-operated outside mirrors with passenger side reverse-tilt feature
Heat rejecting green glass
Printed radio antenna (rear glass)
Galvanized body panels
Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
EPA Passenger Volume - 90.0 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume - 13.6 cu. ft.
Fuel Tank - 17.2 US gal. (65.0 L)
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter - 4.6 US qt. (4.4 L)
Cooling System - 7.8 US qt. (7.4 L)
Fuel Economy (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
Recommended Fuel - Premium unleaded; 91 octane
EPA estimated mileage, city/highway: 3.2CL - 19/29*, Type S - 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.
Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S)
Exterior:
  • Wheelbase: 106.9 in.
  • Track, front: 61.1 in.
  • Track, rear: 61.0 in.
  • Overall length: 192.0 in.
  • Overall width: 70.6 in.
  • Overall height: 55.5 in.
  • Minimum Ground Clearance (non-load): 6.2 in.
  • Curb Weight: 3470 lb. (3485 lb. with Navigation System)
  • Type S: 3510 lb. (3525 lb. with Navigation System)
  • Weight Distribution(% front/rear): 63/37
Interior:
  • Head Room:
    • Front: 37.5 in.
    • Rear: 36.7 in.
  • Leg Room:
    • Front: 42.4 in.
    • Rear: 33.0 in.
  • Hip Room:
    • Front: 52.9 in.
    • Rear: 50.4 in.
  • Shoulder Room:
    • Front: 56.4 in.
    • Rear: 54.2 in.
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
Engine type 3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC™ V-6
Horsepower 3.2CL - 225 hp @ 5600 rpm
Type S - 260 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque, SAE Net 3.2CL - 217 lb.-ft. @ 4700 rpm
Type S - 232 lb.-ft. @ 3500-5500 rpm
Redline 3.2CL - 6300 rpm Type S - 6900 rpm
Fuel Cutoff 3.2CL - 6600 rpm Type S - 7000 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.50 in. x 3.39 in. (89 mm x 86 mm)
Displacement 196 cu. in. (3210 cc)
Compression Ratio 3.2CL - 9.8:1
Type S - 10.5:1
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Valvetrain Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (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 emission control (CA/49 state)
Type S - Electronically controlled EGR LEV emission control (CA/49 state)
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition system with knock control
Alternator 3.2CL - 105 amp. max
Type S - 120 amp. max
Battery 12V, maintenance free
Powertrain Transverse mounted, front engine, front-wheel drive
100,000-Mile Tune-up No tune-ups for 100,000 miles* interval
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Please refer to the maintenance section of your owner's manual to determine all appropriate maintenance intervals.
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
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
Stabilizer Bars Front - 27.2 mm diameter (tubular) x 4.5 mm wall thickness
Rear - 18.0 mm diameter solid
(Type S - 19.0 mm diameter) solid
Steering Type Variable power-assisted, rack and pinion
Steering Wheel Turns,
Lock-to-Lock 3.2CL - 3.06
Type S - 2.88
Turning Circle, Curb-to-Curb:
  • 3.2CL: 37.4 ft. (5.7 m)
  • Type S: 39.4 ft. (6.0 m)
Wheels:
  • 3.2CL: 16 x 6.5 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
  • Type S: 17 x 7.0 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
Tires:
  • 3.2CL: P205/60R16 91V Michelin MXV4-Plus
  • Type S: P215/50R17 93V Michelin MXM4 Pilot
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes
Front Discs Ventilated, 11.8 in. (300 mm) diameter; 1.1 in. (28 mm) rotor thickness
Rear Discs Solid, 11.1 in. (282 mm) diameter; 0.35 in. (9 mm) rotor thickness
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) 3.2CL - 3-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Type S - 4-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) Throttle control, fuel control, and 2-channel brake control utilizing yaw, lateral g, speed and steering sensors for traction control and stability enhancement (available on the Type S only.)
Transmission (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
5-speed Sequential SportShift™ automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control
Ratios (: 1):
  • 1st: 2.563
  • 2nd: 1.551
  • 3rd: 1.021
  • 4th: 0.653
  • 5th: 0.470
  • Reverse: 1.846
  • Final: 4.428
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
Antilock Braking System (ABS)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)*
Driver and front passenger air bags with dual-stage passenger air bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Driver and front passenger side air bag with Acura-exclusive front passenger height and position sensors
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights
3-point seat belts (all seats)
Front Seat belt pretensioners with load-limiters
Side-impact door beams
Front and rear crumple zones
Rear child seat tether anchors
Rear window defroster with timer
Theft-deterrent system
Remote keyless entry system with panic alarm feature
Electronic immobilizer system
*Available on Type S only
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
Automatic Climate Control System
Passenger compartment Micron Air Filtration system
Acura/BOSE® in-dash 6-disc CD player/Cassette/AM-FM stereo with anti-theft feature, 6-speaker system
Optional Acura Navigation System
Steering wheel-mounted remote audio controls
Steering wheel mounted cruise control
Tilt steering wheel
Speed-sensing intermittent windshield wipers with mist feature
Power moonroof with tilt feature and sliding sunshade
Overhead map lights
Overhead sunglasses storage compartment
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Illuminated driver and front passenger vanity mirror
HomeLink® remote control system
Front center console with adjustable armrest
Illuminated front center console storage
Dual accessory power outlets (one in center console)
Front and rear dual beverage holders
In-dash note pad tray*
Multiple storage compartments in door
Metallic-finish instrument panel display**
Quartz Clock**
Dual trip meters
Maintenance interval reminder
Auto-off headlights
Remote keyless trunk release
In-trunk shopping bag hook
In-trunk storage tray
In-trunk cargo net
*Not available with Navigation System
**Available on the Type S only
Seating & Trim (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
Perforated leather-trimmed seating surfaces+
Leather trimmed seating surfaces++
8-way power driver seat with power walk-in feature
4-way power passenger seat with power walk-in feature
Remote keyless-linked memory driver's seats and outside mirrors
Heated front seats
Adjustable driver's seat lumbar support
Adjustable front headrests
Driver and passenger seat back pockets
Dual bucket rear seats
Lockable rear center storage compartment
Locking trunk pass-through
Bright wood-grained trim*
Dark wood-grained trim**
Carpeted floor mats
+Available on the Type S only
++Available on the 3.2CL only
*Not available on Type S with Ebony interior
**Only available on Type S with Ebony interior
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
Road lamps
Heated power-operated outside mirrors with passenger side reverse-tilt feature
Heat rejecting green glass
Printed radio antenna (rear glass)
Galvanized body panels
Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
EPA Passenger Volume - 90.0 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume - 13.6 cu. ft.
Fuel Tank - 17.2 US gal. (65.0 L)
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter - 4.6 US qt. (4.4 L)
Cooling System - 7.8 US qt. (7.4 L)
Fuel Economy (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
Recommended Fuel - Premium unleaded; 91 octane
EPA estimated mileage, city/highway: 3.2CL - 19/29*, Type S - 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.
Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 Type S with Navigation)
Exterior:
  • Wheelbase: 106.9 in.
  • Track, front: 61.1 in.
  • Track, rear: 61.0 in.
  • Overall length: 192.0 in.
  • Overall width: 70.6 in.
  • Overall height: 55.5 in.
  • Minimum Ground Clearance (non-load): 6.2 in.
  • Curb Weight: 3470 lb. (3485 lb. with Navigation System)
  • Type S: 3510 lb. (3525 lb. with Navigation System)
  • Weight Distribution(% front/rear): 63/37
Interior:
  • Head Room:
    • Front: 37.5 in.
    • Rear: 36.7 in.
  • Leg Room:
    • Front: 42.4 in.
    • Rear: 33.0 in.
  • Hip Room:
    • Front: 52.9 in.
    • Rear: 50.4 in.
  • Shoulder Room:
    • Front: 56.4 in.
    • Rear: 54.2 in.
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
Engine type 3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC™ V-6
Horsepower 3.2CL - 225 hp @ 5600 rpm
Type S - 260 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque, SAE Net 3.2CL - 217 lb.-ft. @ 4700 rpm
Type S - 232 lb.-ft. @ 3500-5500 rpm
Redline 3.2CL - 6300 rpm Type S - 6900 rpm
Fuel Cutoff 3.2CL - 6600 rpm Type S - 7000 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.50 in. x 3.39 in. (89 mm x 86 mm)
Displacement 196 cu. in. (3210 cc)
Compression Ratio 3.2CL - 9.8:1
Type S - 10.5:1
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Valvetrain Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (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 emission control (CA/49 state)
Type S - Electronically controlled EGR LEV emission control (CA/49 state)
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition system with knock control
Alternator 3.2CL - 105 amp. max
Type S - 120 amp. max
Battery 12V, maintenance free
Powertrain Transverse mounted, front engine, front-wheel drive
100,000-Mile Tune-up No tune-ups for 100,000 miles* interval
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Please refer to the maintenance section of your owner's manual to determine all appropriate maintenance intervals.
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
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
Stabilizer Bars Front - 27.2 mm diameter (tubular) x 4.5 mm wall thickness
Rear - 18.0 mm diameter solid
(Type S - 19.0 mm diameter) solid
Steering Type Variable power-assisted, rack and pinion
Steering Wheel Turns,
Lock-to-Lock 3.2CL - 3.06
Type S - 2.88
Turning Circle, Curb-to-Curb:
  • 3.2CL: 37.4 ft. (5.7 m)
  • Type S: 39.4 ft. (6.0 m)
Wheels:
  • 3.2CL: 16 x 6.5 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
  • Type S: 17 x 7.0 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
Tires:
  • 3.2CL: P205/60R16 91V Michelin MXV4-Plus
  • Type S: P215/50R17 93V Michelin MXM4 Pilot
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes
Front Discs Ventilated, 11.8 in. (300 mm) diameter; 1.1 in. (28 mm) rotor thickness
Rear Discs Solid, 11.1 in. (282 mm) diameter; 0.35 in. (9 mm) rotor thickness
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) 3.2CL - 3-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Type S - 4-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) Throttle control, fuel control, and 2-channel brake control utilizing yaw, lateral g, speed and steering sensors for traction control and stability enhancement (available on the Type S only.)
Transmission (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
5-speed Sequential SportShift™ automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control
Ratios (: 1):
  • 1st: 2.563
  • 2nd: 1.551
  • 3rd: 1.021
  • 4th: 0.653
  • 5th: 0.470
  • Reverse: 1.846
  • Final: 4.428
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
Antilock Braking System (ABS)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)*
Driver and front passenger air bags with dual-stage passenger air bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Driver and front passenger side air bag with Acura-exclusive front passenger height and position sensors
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights
3-point seat belts (all seats)
Front Seat belt pretensioners with load-limiters
Side-impact door beams
Front and rear crumple zones
Rear child seat tether anchors
Rear window defroster with timer
Theft-deterrent system
Remote keyless entry system with panic alarm feature
Electronic immobilizer system
*Available on Type S only
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
Automatic Climate Control System
Passenger compartment Micron Air Filtration system
Acura/BOSE® in-dash 6-disc CD player/Cassette/AM-FM stereo with anti-theft feature, 6-speaker system
Optional Acura Navigation System
Steering wheel-mounted remote audio controls
Steering wheel mounted cruise control
Tilt steering wheel
Speed-sensing intermittent windshield wipers with mist feature
Power moonroof with tilt feature and sliding sunshade
Overhead map lights
Overhead sunglasses storage compartment
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Illuminated driver and front passenger vanity mirror
HomeLink® remote control system
Front center console with adjustable armrest
Illuminated front center console storage
Dual accessory power outlets (one in center console)
Front and rear dual beverage holders
In-dash note pad tray*
Multiple storage compartments in door
Metallic-finish instrument panel display**
Quartz Clock**
Dual trip meters
Maintenance interval reminder
Auto-off headlights
Remote keyless trunk release
In-trunk shopping bag hook
In-trunk storage tray
In-trunk cargo net
*Not available with Navigation System
**Available on the Type S only
Seating & Trim (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
Perforated leather-trimmed seating surfaces+
Leather trimmed seating surfaces++
8-way power driver seat with power walk-in feature
4-way power passenger seat with power walk-in feature
Remote keyless-linked memory driver's seats and outside mirrors
Heated front seats
Adjustable driver's seat lumbar support
Adjustable front headrests
Driver and passenger seat back pockets
Dual bucket rear seats
Lockable rear center storage compartment
Locking trunk pass-through
Bright wood-grained trim*
Dark wood-grained trim**
Carpeted floor mats
+Available on the Type S only
++Available on the 3.2CL only
*Not available on Type S with Ebony interior
**Only available on Type S with Ebony interior
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
Road lamps
Heated power-operated outside mirrors with passenger side reverse-tilt feature
Heat rejecting green glass
Printed radio antenna (rear glass)
Galvanized body panels
Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
EPA Passenger Volume - 90.0 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume - 13.6 cu. ft.
Fuel Tank - 17.2 US gal. (65.0 L)
Crankcase Refill Capacity, including filter - 4.6 US qt. (4.4 L)
Cooling System - 7.8 US qt. (7.4 L)
Fuel Economy (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
Recommended Fuel - Premium unleaded; 91 octane
EPA estimated mileage, city/highway: 3.2CL - 19/29*, Type S - 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.
Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic 3.2 w/Navigation)
Exterior:
  • Wheelbase: 106.9 in.
  • Track, front: 61.1 in.
  • Track, rear: 61.0 in.
  • Overall length: 192.0 in.
  • Overall width: 70.6 in.
  • Overall height: 55.5 in.
  • Minimum Ground Clearance (non-load): 6.2 in.
  • Curb Weight: 3470 lb. (3485 lb. with Navigation System)
  • Type S: 3510 lb. (3525 lb. with Navigation System)
  • Weight Distribution(% front/rear): 63/37
Interior:
  • Head Room:
    • Front: 37.5 in.
    • Rear: 36.7 in.
  • Leg Room:
    • Front: 42.4 in.
    • Rear: 33.0 in.
  • Hip Room:
    • Front: 52.9 in.
    • Rear: 50.4 in.
  • Shoulder Room:
    • Front: 56.4 in.
    • Rear: 54.2 in.