Compare 2011 Acura TL vs 2011 Volvo S80

2011 Acura TL
2011 Volvo S80
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4-Door Sedan 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2WD 18 26 $32,856 $35,305
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD 17 25 $36,112 $38,855
4-Door Sedan 2WD Tech 18 26 $36,277 $39,035
4-Door Sedan 2WD Tech 18 Wheels 18 26 $37,194 $40,035
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Tech Automatic 17 25 $39,532 $42,585
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Tech Manual 17 25 $39,532 $42,585
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Tech HPT Automatic 17 25 $40,449 $43,585
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Tech HPT Manual 17 25 $40,449 $43,585
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4-Door Sedan FWD w/Moonroof 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 3.2L 19 27 $34,921 $37,150
4-Door Sedan FWD w/Moonroof 3.2L 19 27 $34,921 $37,150
4-Door Sedan AWD w/Moonroof 3.0L Turbo 18 26 $38,446 $40,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,856
$34,921
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,305
$37,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$588 / month
$619 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
If the bold exterior is to your liking, the 2011 Acura TL is a solid luxury value—and the SH-AWD has true sport-sedan chops. The 2011 Volvo S80 is safe and secure, fashion-forward, and just right for affluent families.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.7 54.8
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 35.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
54.8 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.2 98
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 58.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 111.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.0 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
195.3 191.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 14.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x 0.4 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.1 12.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 36.7
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.0 16.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR17 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR17 P225/50R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 330
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3721 3825
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
280 @ 6200 240 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System
PGM-FI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 5000 236 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/212 3.2L/195
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 27
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.49 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Geartronic
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70 4.15
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.57
Trans Type
5 6
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura TL Volvo S80
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- -
Rollover Rating
-

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