HEADLINES

2001 Acura 3.2 TL Specifications

POWERTRAIN

Engine Type

3.2-liter, SOHC, VTEC, 60-degree V-6

Horsepower, SAE Net

225 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque

216 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm

Redline

6300 rpm

Bore and Stroke

3.50 in x 3.39 in (89 mm 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 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 LEV emission control (ULEV in CA)

Ignition System

Direct ignition system with knock control

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 with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control

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

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

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Front

1.07 in./0.18 in.
(27.2 mm) diameter x (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

16 x 6.5 JJ cast-aluminum alloy

Tires

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

Braking System

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

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

Total Swept Area

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

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

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

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CAPACITIES

Crankcase

4.6 US qt  (4.4 L)

Cooling System

7.9 US qt  (7.47 L)

Fuel tank

17.2 US gallons  (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

EPA Fuel Mileage &endash; City/Highway

19 / 29

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EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

108.1 in (2745 mm)

Track, front

61.2 in (1555 mm)

Track, rear

60.4 in (1535 mm)

Overall Length

192.9 in (4900 mm)

Overall Width

70.3 in (1785 mm)

Overall Height

56.1 in (1425 mm)

Minimum Ground Clearance

5.9 in (150 mm)

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WEIGHTS

Curb Weight

3483 lbs (1580 kg)

w/ optional Acura Navigation System

3494 lbs (1585 kg)

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

62 / 38

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INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

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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WARRANTY

Vehicle

4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty

Outer Body Rust-Through

5-year / unlimited-mile limited warranty

Acura Total Luxury Care (TLC) with roadside assistance

4-year / 50,000-mile

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