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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L 18 28 $32,070 $34,200
4-Door Sedan V8 4.6L 16 25 $41,204 $44,500
4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L R-Spec 16 25 $43,044 $46,500
4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L 17 25 $42,124 $45,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2WD Automatic 20 29 $33,526 $35,705
4-Door Sedan 2WD Tech Automatic 20 29 $36,979 $39,435
4-Door Sedan 2WD Advance Automatic 20 29 $39,015 $41,635
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Automatic 18 26 $36,812 $39,255
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Tech Manual 17 25 $40,264 $42,985
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Tech Automatic 18 26 $40,264 $42,985
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Advance Automatic 18 26 $42,300 $45,185
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,070
$33,526
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,200
$35,705
Monthly Payment Estimate
$570 / month
$595 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The Genesis' impressive details and execution make it a pragmatic luxury-car choice, especially in the quick, plush V-6 version. The 2012 Acura TL is a surprisingly well-rounded luxury sedan, with a host of advanced tech features, and in top SH-AWD trim morphs into a complete and compelling sport sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large car Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 55.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.4 98.2
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 38.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 196.3 194.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 115.6 109.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 74.0
Track Width, Front (in) 63.8 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 13.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - 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) 13.0 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.3 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 38.4
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55R17 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R17 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) 3971 3726
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 333 @ 6400 280 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 291 @ 5100 254 @ 5000
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 (Est) 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 (Est) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 (Est) 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.27
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.55 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.10
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.07
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.56
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.64 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.66 3.36
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 1.49
Trans Type 8 6
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Genesis Acura TL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.7 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 8.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 4
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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