2014 Acura TL Specifications
POWERTRAIN TL TL SH-AWD®
Engine Type 3.5-liter, SOHC V-6 3.7-liter, SOHC V-6
Horsepower 280 hp @ 6,200 rpm 305 hp @ 6,300 rpm
Torque 254 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm 273 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm
Redline 6,800 rpm 6,700 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.50 in x 3.66 in (89 mm x 93 mm) 3.54 in x 3.78 in (90 mm x 96 mm)
Displacement 212 cu in (3,471 cc) 223 cu in (3,664 cc)
Compression Ratio 11.2:1 11.2:1
Induction System

Dual-stage magnesium-alloy intake manifold with Drive-By-Wire™ throttle system, Programmed multi-point Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)

Dual-stage magnesium-alloy intake manifold with Drive-By-Wire™ throttle system, Programmed multi-point Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)

Valvetrain Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC®), 4- valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC®) 4-valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft
Engine Block Aluminum alloy block with cast-iron cylinder liners Aluminum alloy block with high-silicon aluminum cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy with pent-roof combustion chambers and 4 valves per cylinder Aluminum alloy block with high-silicon aluminum cylinder liners
Emission Control EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5;
CARB LEV II ULEV

EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5;
CARB LEV II ULEV

Ignition System Electronic Direct Electronic Direct
Alternator 12 volt – 130 amp 12 volt – 130 amp
Battery 12 volt – 65Ah/20hr 12 volt – 65Ah/20hr
Required Fuel Premium Unleaded Premium Unleaded
Chassis Layout Transverse-mounted front engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) Transverse-mounted front engine, all-wheel-drive (AWD)

 

TRANSMISSION TL TL SH-AWD® TL SH-AWD® 6MT
Transmission 6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control 6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control 6-speed manual transmission with sport shifter and Hill Start Assist

Gear Ratios (:1)

First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Reverse

3.591
2.095
1.485
1.065
0.754
0.556
2.269

First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Reverse
3.591
2.095
1.485
1.065
0.754
0.556
2.269
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Reverse
3.625
2.115
1.529
1.125
0.847
0.686
3.656

 

CHASSIS TL TL SH-AWD®
Body Type All-steel unit body
Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone
Rear Suspension Independent multi-link
Suspension Dampers Twin-tube, gas charged
Stabilizer Bars  Front: Rear: 1.18 in (30 mm) diameter, solid
0.75 in (19 mm) diameter, solid

1.06 in diameter (31 mm), solid
0.79 in (20 mm) diameter, hollow
0.18 in (4.5 mm) wall thickness

Steering Type Electric Power Steering (EPS), variable-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 13.96:1
Steering Wheel Turns 2.65 (lock-to-lock)
Turning Circle (curb-to-curb) 38.4 ft (11.7 m)
Wheels 17x8 in cast-aluminum
18x8 in cast-aluminum (Available)
18x8 in cast-aluminum
19x8 in cast-aluminum (Available)

Tires

Bridgestone Turanza EL400 (TL)
Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 (TL with Technology Package)
P245/50R17 98V M+S

Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/45R18 98V M+S
(TL w/ Technology Package;  TL w/ Advance Package)

Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/45R18 98V M+S (TL; TL w/ Technology Package)

Goodyear Eagle RS-A P245/40R19 94V M+S (TL w/ Advance Package)

 

BRAKES and SAFETY TL TL SH-AWD®
Braking System

Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist

Front Brake Rotors

12.6 in (320 mm) diameter ventilated rotor; 1.1 in (28 mm) rotor thickness

12.6 in (320 mm) diameter ventilated rotor, 1.1 in (28 mm) rotor thickness; functional front mounted brake cooling ducts
Rear Brake Rotors

13.1 in (334 mm) diameter solid disc; 0.43 in (11 mm) rotor thickness

Brake Calipers Dual-piston brake calipers (front); single-piston brake calipers (rear)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) 4-channel system with individual wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) system 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 Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)

 

CAPACITIES
Crankcase 5.3 US qt (5.0 L)
Cooling System 8.8 US qt (8.3 L)
Fuel Tank 18.5 gal (70 L)
EPA Passenger Volume 98.2 cu ft
EPA Cargo Volume

13.1 cu ft (TL)
12.5 cu ft (TL SH-AWD®)

 

FUEL ECONOMY TL TL SH-AWD®
Fuel Mileage*  (city/highway/combined) 20/29/23 mpg

18/26/21 mpg (6AT)
17/25/20 mpg (6MT)

*Based on 2014 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

 

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase 109.3 in (2,775 mm)
Overall Length 194.0 in (4,928 mm)
Overall Width 74.0 in (1,880 mm)
Overall Height 57.2 in (1,452 mm)
Track, front 63.2 in (1,605 mm)
Track, rear 63.8 in (1,620 mm)

Minimum Ground Clearance

TL:  6.1 in (155 mm) Unladen; 4.5 in (115 mm) Full-Load
TL SH-AWD:  5.7 in (145 mm) Unladen; 4.4 in (110 mm) Full-Load

 

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS Front Rear

Head Room

38.4 in (976 mm)

36.7 in (932 mm)

Leg Room

42.5 in (1,080 mm)

36.2 in (920 mm)

Hip Room

55.7 in (1,415 mm)

54.8 in (1,392 mm)

Shoulder Room

58.2 in (1,477 mm)

56.2 in (1,428 mm)

 

WEIGHT TL TL SH-AWD® TL SH-AWD® 6MT
Curb Weight TL

3,726 lb (1,690 kg)

3,968 lb (1,800 kg)

3,889 lb (1,764 kg)

TL w/ Technology Package

3,741 lb (1,697 kg)

3,982 lb (1,806 kg)

TL w/ Advance Package 3,770 lb (1,710 kg) 4,001 lb (1,815 kg)
Weight Distribution                 TL

61/39 (% front/rear)

59/41 (% front/rear)

58/42 (% front/rear)

TL w/ Technology Package

61/39 (% front/rear)

59/41 (% front/rear)

TL w/ Advance Package

61/39 (% front/rear) 59/41 (% front/rear)

 

WARRANTIES

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® 4-year / 50,000 mile limited warranty
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