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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE Luxury
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE Luxury N/A N/A $35,701 $38,700
4-Door Sedan Titanium N/A N/A $36,992 $40,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD 20 29 $33,712 $35,905
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Tech 20 29 $37,164 $39,635
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Advance 20 29 $39,200 $41,835
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD 18 26 $36,997 $39,455
4-Door Sedan Manual SH-AWD Tech 17 25 $40,449 $43,185
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD Tech 18 26 $40,449 $43,185
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD Advance 18 26 $42,485 $45,385
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Special Edition 20 29 $35,100 $37,405
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,701
$33,712
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,700
$35,905
Monthly Payment Estimate
$645 / month
$598 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Acura TL is a comfortable, attractive, and well-equipped luxury sedan--but in top SH-AWD guise it morphs into something that even driving enthusiasts will find compelling.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Cars Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 55.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.0 98.2
Second Leg Room (in) 38.3 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 58.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 191.8 194.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 109.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 74.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.3 63.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 13.1
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) - TBD - 13.2 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) - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/50VR17 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50VR17 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3913 3726
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 188 280 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - TBD - 254 @ 5000
Engine Order Code 99U NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA 20
Battery Range (mi) 19 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 38 23
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 88 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.49
Trans Type 1 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.10
Trans Order Code 44J NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.07
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic w/Manual Shift
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.56
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.36
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Fusion Energi Acura TL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.181
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.748
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A N/A
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 3.9 7.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 4 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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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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