2002 Acura 3.2 CL Specifications

POWERTRAIN

CL

CL TYPE-S

Engine Type

3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6

3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6

Horsepower, SAE Net

225 hp @ 5600 rpm

260 hp @ 6100 rpm

Torque, SAE Net

216 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm

232 lb-ft @ 3500-5500 rpm

Redline

6300 rpm

6900 rpm

Bore & Stroke

3.50 in x 3.39 in (89 mm x 86 mm)

Displacement

196 cu in (3210 cc)

Compression Ratio

9.8:1

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

Aluminum alloy with spin-cast cylinder liners

Cylinder Head

Aluminum alloy

Emission Control

Electronically controlled EGR LEV emission control (ULEV in CA)

Electronically controlled EGR LEV emission control

Ignition System

Direct ignition system with knock control system

Alternator

110 amp. max

122 amp. max

Battery

12V, maintenance free

Recommended Fuel

Premium Unleaded

Layout

Transverse mounted, front engine, front-wheel-drive

Transmission

5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift and 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

CHASSIS

CL

CL 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

19.0 mm diameter

Steering Type

Variable, speed sensitive, power-assisted, rack-and-pinion

Steering Ratio

15.8:1

16.1:1

Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock)

3.06

2.88

Turning Circle (curb to curb)

37.4 ft (11.4 m)

39.4 ft (12.0 m)

Wheels

16 x 6.5 JJ cast-aluminum alloy

17 x 7.0 JJ cast-aluminum alloy

Tires

P205/60R16 91V Michelin MXV4-Plus

P215/50R17 93V Michelin MXM4

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-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control

4-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) system

Not Available

Throttle control and brake control utilizing yaw, lateral g, speed and steering sensors for traction control and stability enhancement

Traction Control System (TCS)

Standard

Standard (incorporated in VSA)

CAPACITITES

CL

CL TYPE-S

Crankcase

4.2 US qt (4.0 L)

Cooling System

7.8 US qt (7.4 L)

Fuel Tank

17.2 US gal (65.0 L)

Volumes

.

Passenger

90.0 cu ft

Cargo

13.6 cu ft

Total

103.6 cu ft

FUEL ECONOMY

EPA Fuel Mileage &endash; City / Highway

19 / 29

19 / 29

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

CL

CL TYPE-S

Wheelbase

106.9 in (2715 mm)

Track, front

61.1 in (1555 mm)

Track, rear

61.0 in (1550 mm)

60.9 in (1549 mm)

Overall Length

192.0 in (4875 mm)

Overall Width

70.6 in (1793 mm)

Overall Height

53.3 in (1353 mm)

Minimum Ground Clearance

6.2 in (158 mm)

Curb Weight
w/ optional Acura Navigation System

3470 lb (1574 kg)
3485 lb (1581 kg)

3510 lb (1592 kg)
3525 lb (1599 kg)

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

63 / 37

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

CL

CL TYPE-S

Front

Head Room

37.5 in (953 mm)

.

Leg Room

42.4 in (1078 mm)

.

Hip Room

52.9 in (1343 mm)

.

Shoulder Room

56.4 in (1433 mm)

.

Rear

Head Room

36.7 in (933 mm)

.

Leg Room

33.0 in (837 mm)

.

Hip Room

50.4 in (1281 mm)

.

Shoulder Room

54.2 in (1377 mm)

.

WARRANTIES

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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