TL 2014

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3.5-litre, 24-valve, SOHC, VTEC® V6
280 hp @ 6200 rpm
254 lb.-ft. @ 5000 rpm
3471 cc
Bore and stroke
89 x 93 mm
Compression ratio
Multi-Point Programmed Fuel Injection system (PGM-FI®)
Electronic direct ignition system
Recommended fuel
Premium unleaded
Horsepower & Torque (SAE net, Rev. 08/04, SAE J1349)


6-speed automatic transmission (AT) with paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control
Drive-by-Wire Throttle System™
Front-wheel drive


3-point height-adjustable seat belts with dual stage load limiters and Automatic Tensioning System (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Active front seat head restraints
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Childproof rear door locks
Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System and security system
Impact-absorbing crumple zones – front and rear
LED mirror-integrated directional signals, taillights, brake lights and Centre High Mount Stop Light
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) child-seat mounting system
Phosphorescent emergency trunk opener
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location indicators
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®) with Traction Control


17" x 8" aluminum-alloy wheels
4-wheel independent double-wishbone front suspension with multi-link rear suspension
Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
Rear drum-in-disc brakes
Stabilizer bars – front/rear: 30/19 mm
Tires: P245/50 R17 all-season
Ventilated front disc brakes


Acoustic front windshield
Auto-on/off headlights
Body-coloured front splash guards
Dual exhaust with finishers
Fog lights
Heated side mirrors with driver recognition, reverse gear tilt-down and LED integrated directional indicators
Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Platinum-plating front Acura grille
Power moonroof with tilt, auto-open/close, auto-reverse, key-off operation and sliding shade


Cargo volume
371 litres
Fuel tank capacity
70 litres
Windshield washer fluid tank
5.5 litres


10.4 litres/100 km*
6.8 litres/100 km*


Adjustable head restraints – front and rear
Driver’s seat with 10-way power adjustment including 2-way power lumbar support and 2-position memory
Dual-level heated front seats 
Carpeted floor mats
Front passenger’s seat with 8-way power adjustment
Solid leather-trimmed interior


12-volt power outlets (2)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Blue LED ambient driver’s and front passenger’s footwell lighting
Blue LED ambient roof console lighting
Driver’s and front passenger’s illuminated vanity mirrors
Dual-zone, dual-mode automatic climate control with auto humidity control and air-filtration system
Electric trunk and fuel-filler-door releases
Exterior temperature indicator
Front centre console with hidden armrest sliding tray, storage compartments, dual beverage holders and coin holders
HandsFreeLink™-bilingual Bluetooth® wireless mobile phone interface** with Phonebook Link
HomeLink® remote system***
Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio, phone, MID and cruise controls
Lower instrument-panel side-pocket storage (driver’s and passenger's)
Maintenance MinderTM system
Multi-Information Display (MID)
Overhead LED map lights – front and rear
Overhead sunglasses storage
Power windows with driver’s and front passenger’s auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Rear compartment heat/air conditioning vents
Rear-seat centre armrest with locking trunk pass-through and dual beverage holders
Remote entry system with driver recognition for driver’s seat, side mirrors and climate control
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Tilt and telescopic steering column
Trip computer
User-programmable interior lighting


Acura 276-watt Sound System with 6-disc CD changer, Dolby® Pro LogicTM II and DTS®, AM/FM tuner (RDS-enabled), MP3/Windows Media® Audio changer and 8 speakers
Audio anti-theft feature
Auxiliary input jack
Bluetooth® Streaming Audio**
Integrated glass antenna
Speed-sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
USB device connector


Curb weight
1695 kg
Ground clearance – Non-load/Full-load
155/115 mm
1452 mm
4928 mm
Track – front/rear
1605/1620 mm
2775 mm
Width (including sideview mirrors)
2118 mm
Width (excluding sideview mirrors)
1880 mm


Headroom – front/rear
976/932 mm
Hip room – front/rear
1415/1392 mm
Interior volume
2781 litres
Legroom – front/rear
1080/920 mm
Shoulder room – front/rear
1477/1428 mm
Seating capacity


SUPER HANDLING ALL-WHEEL DRIVE™ (SH-AWD®) PACKAGE (Adds to or replaces TL features)
Available close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission (MT) (requires Technology Package)
3.7-litre, 24-valve, SOHC, VTEC® V6 engine
Horsepower: 305 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque: 273 lb.-ft. @ 5000 rpm
Displacement: 3664 cc
Bore and stroke: 90 x 96 mm
18" x 8" aluminum-alloy wheels
Tires: P245/45 R18 all-season
Co-operative Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®) with Traction Control
Curb weight: 1807 kg
Ground clearance – Non-load/Full-load
145/111 mm
Fuel economy (City/Hwy): 11.4/7.6 litres/100 km*
Headlamp washers
Hill Start Assist 
Sport-grip steering wheel and interior coloured stitching
Stabilizer bars – front/rear: 31/20 mm (rear wall thickness: 4.5 mm)

A-Spec PACKAGE (Adds to or replaces TL and TL SH-AWD® features)

18" x 8" aluminum-alloy wheels (TL only)
Tires: P245/45 R18 all-season (TL only)
19" x 8" aluminum-alloy wheels (TL SH-AWD® only)
Tires: P245/40 R19 all-season tires (TL SH-AWD® only)
Aero Kit (front, side and rear skirts) with rear decklid spoiler and A-Spec badges
Cargo volume (TL SH-AWD®)
354 litres
Contrast leather stitching (TL only)
Curb weight: 1709 (TL)
Curb weight: 1815  (TL SH-AWD®)
Fuel economy (City/Hwy): 11.4/7.6 litres/100 km* (TL SH-AWD®)
Keyless Access System (smart entry and pushbutton start) with driver recognition for driver's seat, side mirrors and climate control

TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE (Adds to or replaces TL and TL SH-AWD® features)

60 GB hard disk drive (HDD) Acura Navigation System with trilingual Voice RecognitionTM, rearview camera†† with onscreen display guidelines, wallpaper function and illuminated steering wheel-mounted controls
Acura/ELS Surround® 440-watt Premium Audio System with 1-disc CD, DVD-Audio and DTS® changer, AM/FM tuner (RDS-enabled), MP3/Windows Media® Audio compatibility, Dolby® Pro LogicTM II, Song By Voice™ and 10 speakers
15 GB hard disk drive (HDD) storage (navigation and audio)
Curb weight: 1701 kg (TL)
Curb weight: 1761 kg (SH-AWD® MT)
Curb weight: 1811 kg (SH-AWD® AT)
Fuel economy (City/Hwy): 11.9/8.0 litres/100 km* (SH-AWD® MT)
GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone, dual-mode automatic climate control system
Keyless Access System (smart entry and pushbutton start) with driver recognition for driver’s seat, side mirrors, climate control and select audio and Navi settings
Perforated Premium Milano leather-trimmed interior
Rear decklid spoiler (with integrated rearview camera††)

ELITE PACKAGE (Adds to or replaces TL SH-AWD® with Technology Package features)  

19" x 8" aluminum-alloy wheels
Tires: P245/40 R19 all-season
Curb weight: 1820 kg
Blind Spot Information system‡ (BSI)
Ventilated front seats