Comparison between:
• Acura TL III (UA6/7) 3.5-liter, 24-Valve DOHC Type-S (petrol, 2006)
• Acura TL IV (UA8/9) 3.7 TL (petrol, 2009)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ModelIII (UA6/7) 3.5-liter, 24-Valve DOHC Type-SIV (UA8/9) 3.7 TL
First year of production20062009
Last year of production2008-

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typesedan (saloon)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors4 (four)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase-2775.00 mm (millimeters)
9.10 ft (feet)
109.25 in (inches)
2.7750 m (meters)
Front track-1606.00 mm (millimeters)
5.27 ft (feet)
63.23 in (inches)
1.6060 m (meters)
Rear track-1620.00 mm (millimeters)
5.31 ft (feet)
63.78 in (inches)
1.6200 m (meters)
Length-4966.00 mm (millimeters)
16.29 ft (feet)
195.51 in (inches)
4.9660 m (meters)
Width-1880.00 mm (millimeters)
6.17 ft (feet)
74.02 in (inches)
1.8800 m (meters)
Height-1452.00 mm (millimeters)
4.76 ft (feet)
57.17 in (inches)
1.4520 m (meters)
Ground clearance--
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity--
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity--
Curb weight-1978 kg (kilograms)
4360.74 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight--
Capacity of the fuel tank--


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model--
Engine locationtransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement3471 cc (cubic centimeters)3664 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio11.00 : 111.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)89.00 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.50 in (inches)
0.0890 m (meters)
90.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0900 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)93.00 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.66 in (inches)
0.0930 m (meters)
96.00 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.78 in (inches)
0.0960 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power294 hp (horse power)
219.2 kW (kilowatts)
298.1 ps (metric horsepower)
305 hp (horse power)
227.4 kW (kilowatts)
309.2 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6200 rpm (revolutions per minute)6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque347 Nm (newton meters)
35.4 kgm (kilogram meters)
255.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
275 Nm (newton meters)
28.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
202.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at5000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM--
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h--
Maximum speed--
Drag coefficient--

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)-13.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.04 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.65 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.50 mpl (miles per liter)
7.25 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)-9.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.07 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.48 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.02 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.61 mpl (miles per liter)
10.64 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)--
EU emission standard-EURO IV
Catalytic converter--
CO2 emissions--

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model--
Type of transmission-automatic
Number of automatic gears-5 (five)
Number of manual gears--
Final drive ratio--
Drive type-front wheel drive (FWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steering-rack and pinion
Type of power steering-electric
Turning circle diameter-12.10 m (meters)
39.70 ft (feet)
476.38 in (inches)


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension- - independent suspension
- coil springs
Type of rear suspension- - dependent suspension
- coil springs
- MacPherson strut
- anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakes-ventilated discs
Type of rear brakes-discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)Yes-


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size--
Tyre code-P245/50 R17