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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Body Style

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 26 $31,600 $34,300
5-Door Wagon 18 26 $33,150 $35,850
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Base
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Engine

Features

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5L 20 25 $24,993 $28,450
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Premium Pkg 20 25 $26,794 $30,500
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 24 $28,947 $32,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Premium Pkg 19 24 $31,187 $35,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,600
$24,993
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,300
$28,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$572 / month
$474 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41 43.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 53.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.7 35.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.9 94.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 55.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 109.1 111.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 191.8 191.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.6 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.06" x TBD 10.3 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0" x TBD 11.1 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.3 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.8 36.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr-Assisted
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 17.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size Temp 135/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55VR16 P205/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 -TBD-
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 495 -TBD-
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -TBD-
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3461 3252
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0" x 6.5" 15" x 6.0"
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0" x 6.5" 15" x 6.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in) Temp Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.5 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 -TBD-
Engine
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 4100 170 @ 3900
Engine Order Code B6304-S NA
Displacement 2.9L/178.3 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 181 @ 5200 176 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 2.765
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.654
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80 2.650
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.0 0.976
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 1.905
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.531
Trans Order Code AW30-40 NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo 960 Acura TL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Multi Leaf Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs w/Trailing Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .708 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .905 1.13
 
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