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Default 2008 Acura TL - Features

Torrance, Calif. - Sep 11 —

Engineering Features



  • 3.2-liter, 258 hp, 24-valve, SOHC VTEC® 6-cylinder engine (TL)

  • 3.5-liter, 286 hp, 24-valve, SOHC VTEC® 6-cylinder engine (TL Type-S)

  • VTEC TM - Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control

  • CARB ULEV-2 / EPA Tier-2, Bin-5 Emission Certification

  • TL

    5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic
    Control

  • TL Type-S

    5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, F1-Style® paddle
    shifters and Grade Logic Control or a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission
    with limited-slip differential

  • Drive-by-Wire Throttle System TM

  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension

  • Multi-link independent rear suspension

  • Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion steering

  • 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)

  • Brake Assist

  • 17-inch cast-aluminum alloy wheels with 235/45R17 93W all-season high-performance
    tires

  • 17-inch cast-aluminum alloy wheels with 235/45R17 93W high-performance
    summer tires (on TL Type-S)


Safety and Security Features



  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front air bags (SRS)

  • Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System
    (OPDS)

  • Side curtain airbags

  • 3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and pre-tensioners
    (front)

  • 3-point seat belts (rear)

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution
    (EBD) and Brake Assist

  • Vehicle Stability AssistTM (VSA®) with Traction Control System (TCS)

  • Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights

  • Bumper-Integrated fog lights

  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring SystemTM (TPMSTM) with location and pressure indicators

  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system

  • Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)

  • Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer

  • Rear-window defroster with timer

  • Front-side window defoggers

  • Side-impact door beams

  • Emergency trunk opener

  • Mirror-integrated LED directional signals, brake lights, side marker lights
    and Center High Mount Stop Light

  • Collapsible steering column

  • Breakaway inside rearview mirror

  • Automatic day/night rearview mirror

  • Child-proof rear door locks

  • 277-degree all-around visibility


Exterior Features



  • Power moonroof with tilt, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation

  • Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down and integrated directional
    signals

  • 17-inch cast aluminum-alloy wheels

  • Auto-on/off headlights

  • Galvanized body panels

  • Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers

  • Integrated dual-outlet exhaust


Interior Features


Seating and Trim



  • Sport seats with perforated leather-trimmed interior

  • 8-way power driver's seat w/ power lumbar support

  • Front passenger's 4-way power seat

  • Heated front seats

  • Front center console with adjustable armrest dual-level storage and coin
    holders

  • Rear seat armrest with locking trunk pass-through

  • Aluminum with simulated wood-grained console and door trim (TL)

  • Aluminum with carbon-fiber look console and door trim (Type-S)


Comfort and Convenience



  • Dual-zone dual-mode automatic climate control with air filtration (GPS-linked,
    solar-sensing with Navi)

  • Rear passenger ventilation controls

  • Cruise control

  • Power windows with driver and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse
    and key-off operation

  • Remote entry system with Acura personalized settings for driver's
    seat, outside mirrors, climate control, select audio settings and more

  • Remote-and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function

  • Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, multi-information
    display and available voice recognition)

  • HomeLink® programmable transmitter

  • Tilt and telescoping steering column

  • Overhead map lights

  • Ambient cabin lighting

  • Cargo area lighting

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

  • Leather-wrapped gearshift knob

  • Beverage holders (front and rear)

  • Front-door storage compartments with sunglass holders

  • Seatback pockets

  • Aluminum threshold garnish

  • Carpeted floor mats

  • Remote Trunk Release

  • Cargo net

  • Driver's and passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors and driver's
    side card holder

  • 12-volt power outlets (front and center console)

  • LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination

  • Multi-Information Display (MID)

  • Maintenance Minder™ system

  • Exterior temperature indicator

  • Illuminated ignition, power-window and door-lock switches, steering wheel
    controls and overhead controls

  • Acura/ELS Surround™ Premium 8-speaker Sound System with 6-disc CD,
    DVD-Audio, DTS® and Dolby® Pro Logic® II AM/FM tuner and Dolby
    cassette

  • Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™ and rearview camera
    AND Zagat Survey® reviews and Ratings (optional on TL/standard on TL Type-S)

  • AcuraLinkTM satellite communication system with real-time traffic (with
    navigation system)

    XM® Satellite radio

  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface with phonebook
    exchange

  • Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)

  • MP3 & WMA Playback


Type-S Exclusive Features



  • 3.5-liter, 286 hp, 24-valve, SOHC VTEC® 6-cylinder engine

  • Exclusive 10-spoke, 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels

  • Sport-tuned suspension

  • Four-piston Brembo brakes

  • Black chrome exterior trim

  • Wider side sills

  • Exclusive front and rear fascia

  • Exclusive headlight, taillight and side marker treatments

  • Three-spoke steering wheel

  • Aluminum carbon-fiber look trim and contrast stitching on doors, seats
    and steering wheel

  • High-performance seats with increased lateral support and Type-S logo embossed
    on headrest

  • Gauges featuring "spun-metal" look with laser-etched numerals

  • Standard Acura Satellite-Linked Navigation System™

  • Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)

  • Ambient cabin lighting (Red)

  • Stainless steel sport pedals

  • Integrated quad-outlet sport exhaust

  • Rear Type-S badging

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