Compare 2008 Acura TL vs 2008 Volvo S60

2008 Acura TL
2008 Volvo S60
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4-Door Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
TL 4-Door Sedan Automatic 18 26 $31,007 $33,725
TL 4-Door Sedan Automatic Nav 18 26 $33,300 $36,225
TL 4-Door Sedan Automatic Type-S 17 26 $35,134 $38,225
TL 4-Door Sedan Automatic Type-S HPT 17 26 $35,317 $38,425
TL 4-Door Sedan Manual Type-S 18 27 $35,134 $38,225
TL 4-Door Sedan Manual Type-S HPT 18 27 $35,317 $38,425
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4-Door Sedan 2.4T T5 FWD w/Snrf
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S60 4-Door Sedan 2.4T T5 FWD w/Snrf 18 26 $31,946 $33,985
S60 4-Door Sedan 2.5T AWD 17 26 $30,856 $32,825
S60 4-Door Sedan 2.5T AWD w/Snrf 18 26 $30,856 $32,825
S60 4-Door Sedan 2.5T FWD 19 27 $29,117 $30,975
S60 4-Door Sedan 2.5T FWD w/Snrf 19 27 $29,117 $30,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,007
$31,946
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,725
$33,985
Monthly Payment Estimate
$562 / month
$566 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Acura TL is a "nice" car that's well equipped in every category except personality. The 2008 Volvo S60 is a comfortable, safe all-weather sedan, but if you want top sport-sedan performance, you should look elsewhere.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.9 33.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.9 91
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 71.0
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.3 181.2
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
107.9 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.5 13.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.1 12.0 x - TBD -
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)
11.1 x .35 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 38.7
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45WR17 P235/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45WR17 P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size
T135/80R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 330
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 330
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3300
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3623 3501
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.2L/196 2.4L/147
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
258 @ 6200 257 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 High-Pressure Turbo Gas I5
Fuel System
PGM-FI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
233 @ 5000 258 @ 2100 - 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 26
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.49 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Geartronic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 3.00
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31 2.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.32
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70 4.77
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.96
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura TL Volvo S60
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.72 .75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 .91
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone MacPherson Strut

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