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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD 20 29 $33,827 $36,030
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Tech 20 29 $37,279 $39,760
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Advance 20 29 $39,315 $41,960
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Special Edition 20 29 $35,216 $37,530
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD 18 26 $37,113 $39,580
4-Door Sedan Manual SH-AWD Tech 17 25 $40,565 $43,310
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD Tech 18 26 $40,565 $43,310
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD Advance 18 26 $42,601 $45,510
4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige
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Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,827
$31,434
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,030
$33,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$601 / month
$563 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Acura TL is an attractive, comfortable, well-appointed luxury sedan. Choose the SH-AWD model, and you have yourself a legitimate sport sedan, too. The 2014 Audi A4 and S4 are trim, tech-savvy alternatives to the usual German luxury sedans, and to one stunningly good American one.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 35.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2 91
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 55.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 -
Length, Overall (in) 194 185.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 109.3 110.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 12.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 37.7
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR17 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA HM3
Front Tire Size P245/50VR17 P245/40HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA HM3
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3726 3516
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 150
Engine
Displacement 3.5 L/212 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 6200 220 @ 4450
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 5000 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 -
Trans Type 6 8
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.92
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.56 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 2.44 - 0.63
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 4.61
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.50
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.38
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Acura TL Audi A4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 6.7 (Est)
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
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