2008 Acura TSX Specifications

Engine Type 16-valve, DOHC, 2.4-liter, i-VTEC™ inline 4-cylinder
Horsepower 205 hp @ 7000 rpm
Torque 164 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Redline 7100 rpm
Bore & Stroke 87 mm x 99 mm
Displacement 143.6 cu. in. (2354 cc)
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Valvetrain i-VTEC intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC™), DOHC, 4-valves-per-cylinder, chain-driven camshafts and variable timing control
Engine Block Aluminum alloy with cast-in iron liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy with 4 valves-per-cylinder and pent-roof combustion chambers
Emission Control LEV-2 (Low Emissions Vehicle-II)
Ignition System Direct ignition system
Alternator 105 amp. max
Battery 12V, maintenance free
Recommended Fuel Premium Unleaded
Layout Transverse-mounted, front engine, front-wheel-drive
Transmission 6-speed manual Sequential SportShift 5-speed automatic
Ratios (:1) 1st 3.267
2nd 1.880
3rd 1.355
4th 1.028
5th 0.825
6th 0.659
Reverse 3.583
Final 4.76
1st 2.652
2nd 1.517
3rd 1.082
4th 0.773
5th 0.566
Reverse 2.000
Final 4.44
Body Type 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 Telescopic, hydraulic nitrogen gas filled
Stabilizer Bars Front 25.4 mm hollow (4.5 mm wall thickness)
Rear 15 mm solid
Steering Type Torque-sensing, variable power assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 14.8:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock) 2.7
Turning Circle (curb to curb) 40.0 feet
Wheels 17.0 x7.0 JJ 9-spoke alloy wheels
Tires Michelin P215/50R17 all-season high-performance
Braking System 4-wheel disc brakes with 4-channel ABS
Front Discs Ventilated, 11.8-in (300 mm) diameter x 28 mm thickness
Rear Discs Solid 10.2-in (260 mm) diameter x 9 mm thickness
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) 4-channel
Vehicle Stability Assist® (VSA®) Throttle control and brake control utilizing yaw, lateral g, speed and steering sensors for traction control and stability enhancement
Traction Control System (TCS) Incorporated into VSA®
Crankcase 5.3 qt.
Cooling System MT 7.2 U.S. qt. AT 7.1 U.S. qt.
Fuel Tank 17.1 gallons
Volumes Passenger 91 cu. ft.
Cargo 13.2 cu. ft. without Navigation System
12.8 cu. ft. with Navigation System
Total 104.2 cu. ft. without Navigation System
103.8 cu. ft. with Navigation System
EPA Fuel Mileage-City/Highway/Combined Manual: 19/28/22 mpg
Automatic: 20/28/23 mpg
Wheelbase 105.1 in (2670 mm)
Track, front 59.6 in (1514 mm)
Track, rear 59.6 in (1515 mm)
Overall Length 183.4 in (4659 mm)
Overall Width 69.4 in (1762 mm)
Overall Height 57.3 in (1456 mm)
Minimum Ground Clearance 4.3 in (Full-Load) 6.1 in (Unladen)
Curb Weight
MT without Navigation System
MT with Navigation System
3257 lbs
3268 lbs.
AT without Navigation System
AT with Navigation System
3345 lbs.
3356 lbs.

Weight Distribution (% front/rear)

Front Head Room 37.8 in (960 mm)

Leg Room 42.4 in (1076 mm)

Hip Room 54.4 in (1381 mm)

Shoulder Room 55.4 in (1406 mm)
Rear Head Room 37.3 in (947 mm)

Leg Room 34.2 in (868 mm)

Hip Room 54.4 in (1382 mm)

Shoulder Room 53.5 in (1360 mm)
Vehicle 4-year/50,000-mile limited warranty
Powertrain 6-year/70,000-mile limited warranty
Outer Body Rust-Through 5-year/unlimited-mile limited warranty
Acura Total Luxury Care (TLC) with
roadside assistance
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