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2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Powertrain

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW Two engines are offered in the 2002 TL. Propelling the 3.2TL is an all-aluminum, 3.2-liter V-6 that uses 24 valves and Acura's innovative VTEC system to deliver 225 horsepower and 216 lb-ft. of torque. The V-6 in the high-perfo...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Chassis

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW The TL was built with the ambitious goal of providing world-class refinement and exceptional handling performance. It is built on the Global Midsize Platform, a new-generation, front-drive platform that combines the packaging ef...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Body

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW The Acura TL, designed and engineered by Honda R&D in Torrance, California, and Raymond, Ohio, moves into 2002 with a host of revisions that enhance the car's already sleek appearance while also adding a measure of sporty fl...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Interior

Sep 28, 2001 — INTERIOR ROOMINESS With 110.8 cubic feet of interior volume, the TL ranks as a midsize car -- and one of the most spacious sedans in its class. To create this roomy, five-passenger cabin environment, engineers capitalized on the space ef...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Safety

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW Because passenger safety was of paramount importance in the creation of the TL, a comprehensive array of occupant-protection systems and features are included as standard equipment. The TL Type-S is equipped with a standard Acur...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Manufacturing

Sep 28, 2001 — MANUFACTURING OVERVIEW The TL is assembled exclusively by Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc., at its Marysville, Ohio, auto assembly plant, using domestic and globally sourced parts. North American parts suppliers were involved from th...

2002 Acura MDX -- Introduction

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW The Acura MDX™ was created to define a new era in the evolution of luxury sport utility vehicles, treading beyond the limits of existing SUVs in terms of handling, packaging efficiency and environmental impact. The MDX was...

2002 Acura MDX -- Body

Sep 28, 2001 — INTRODUCTION To pursue a new direction in the luxury SUV segment, Acura envisioned MDX as the first SUV to combine a car-like ride and handling with a family-sized SUV interior. By avoiding some of the compromises that other manufacturer...

2002 Acura MDX -- Interior - Part 1

Sep 28, 2001 — INTERIOR DESIGN In the MDX, clean, solid forms on the instrument panel and door areas define a wide open and luxurious space. Positioned within that space are the driver's cockpit and a multi-use console that is reminiscent of other Acur...

2002 Acura MDX -- Interior - Part 2

Sep 28, 2001 — SYNCHRONIZED CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM After analyzing competitive SUVs, it was clear to MDX engineers that significant strides could be achieved by offering climate control comparable to a luxury sedan instead of merely matching existing t...