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Acura TL
2014 Acura TL
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$36,030
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2022 Acura TLX
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2011 Cadillac STS
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Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
3.0L Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
3.0L Turbo V6 Gas
3.6L V6 Gas
Horsepower
280 hp @ 6200 rpm
355 hp @ 5500 rpm
302 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
354 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
272 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,726 lbs
4,221 lbs
3,973 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
City
20 MPG
19 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
25 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
8.4 (2021) Tons/yr
8.9 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
15.9 gallons
17 gallons
Cruising Range City
370 miles
302.1 miles
306 miles
Cruising Range Highway
536.5 miles
397.5 miles
459 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194 in
194.6 in
196.7 in
Height
57.2 in
56.4 in
57.6 in
Max Width
74 in
75.2 in
72.6 in
Front Width
63.2 in
64 in
61.8 in
Rear Width
63.8 in
64.6 in
62.3 in
Wheelbase
109.3 in
113 in
116.4 in
Ground Clearance
4.5 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
42.4 in
42.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.4 in
37.2 in
38.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
58.2 in
58.6 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.7 in
55.8 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.2 in
34.9 in
38.3 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.7 in
36.3 in
37.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.2 in
55 in
57.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.8 in
54.6 in
55.6 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³
13.5 ft³
13.8 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr rack & pinion
Turning Diameter
38.4 ft
40.2 ft
36.9 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 8"
20" x 9"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8"
20" x 9"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Independent
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50VR17
P255/35YR20
P235/50VR17
Rear Tire
P245/50VR17
P255/35YR20
P235/50VR17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Silver Moon
  • Silver Moon
  • Still Night Pearl
  • Apex Blue Pearl
  • Apex Blue Pearl
  • Apex Blue Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Tiger Eye Pearl
  • Tiger Eye Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leather Seat Trim
  • Graystone, Leather Seat Trim
  • Parchment, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Prem Perf Milano & Ultrasuede Trimmed Interior
  • Red, Prem Perf Milano & Ultrasuede Trimmed Interior
  • Seacoast, Prem Perf Milano & Ultrasuede Trimmed Interior
  • Cashmere, Nuance Leather seating surfaces
  • Ebony, Nuance Leather seating surfaces
  • Light Gray, Nuance Leather seating surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Navigation from Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Gas Engine
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Rust-Through
N/A
N/A
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Short Term California
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
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