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Default 2009 Acura TL - Features

TORRANCE, Calif. - Aug 18 —

Engineering Features

  • 3.5-liter, 280 hp, 24-valve, SOHC VTEC® 6-cylinder engine (TL)

  • 3.7-liter, 305 hp, 24-valve, SOHC VTEC® 6-cylinder engine (TL SH-AWD®)

  • VTEC® - Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control

  • EPA TIER 2 - BIN 5; CARB LEV II ULEV emissions certification

  • 5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, F1®-style paddle shifters, and Grade Logic Control

  • Drive-by-Wire TM throttle system

  • Super Handling All-Wheel Drive TM (SH-AWD®)

  • Double-wishbone independent front suspension

  • Multi-link independent rear suspension

  • Electric Power Steering (EPS), variable-assist rack-and-pinion

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

  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)

  • Brake Assist

  • 17-inch cast-aluminum wheels with Bridgestone Turanza EL400 P245/50R17 M+S tires (TL)

  • 17-inch cast-aluminum wheels with Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/50R17 M+S (TL w/Tech Package)

  • 18-inch cast-aluminum wheels with Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/45ZR18M+S (TL SH-AWD®)

  • 19-inch cast-aluminum wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport S2 245/40ZR19 (Available option on TL SH-AWD®)

Exterior Features

  • "Motion Surface" body design with signature Acura front grille

  • Functional front bumper mounted air ducts for front brake cooling (TL SH-AWD®)

  • Projector-style HID front headlight system

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

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

  • Chrome accented door handles (TL SH-AWD®)

  • Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers

  • Rear trunk lid spoiler with integrated rear view camera (TL SH-AWD®)

  • Advanced underbody aerodynamics

  • Integrated dual-outlet exhaust

  • 17-inch cast aluminum wheels

  • Bridgestone Turanza EL400 P245/50R17 M+S tires

  • Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/50R17 M+S tires (with Technology Package)

SH-AWD® Exterior Features

  • 18x8-inch cast aluminum wheels

  • Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P245/45R18 M+S tires

  • Front-brake cooling ducts mounted in front bumper fascia

  • Quad exhaust finishers

  • SH-AWD® trunk emblem

Interior Features

Seating and Trim

  • Sport seats with leather-trimmed interior

  • Milano premium leather seating surfaces (as part of the Technology Package)

  • 10-way adjustable power-actuated driver seat (8-way adjustable seat with 2-way adjustable lumbar support)

  • 8-way adjustable power-actuated front passenger seat

  • Heated front seats

  • 2-position memory function (driver seat, side mirrors, radio presets, climate control settings, MID presets)

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

  • Rear seat armrest with locking trunk pass-through

  • Seatback pockets

SH-AWD® (seating upgrades)

  • Unique sport seating with additional bolstering for added support

  • Contrasting color Euro Stitching on steering wheel, seats, hand brake, and shifter

Comfort and Convenience

  • 8-speaker, 276-watt audio system with a 6-disc CD changer, AM/FM radio, XM® Satellite Radio, Bluetooth® Audio, USB port and AUX jack connectivity, and HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface

  • Leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel with illuminated fingertip controls and F1®-style paddle shifters

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

  • Tilt and telescoping steering column

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

  • Dual-zone, dual-mode adaptive climate control system with air filtration and auto humidity control system

  • Rear passenger ventilation controls

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

  • Remote control and driver's door lock-operated window opening function

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

  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface

  • Multi-Information Display (MID)

  • Maintenance Minder™ system

  • LED information display with electronic compass

  • Exterior temperature indicator

  • LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination

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

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

  • Aluminum threshold garnish

  • Carpeted floor mats

  • Remote trunk release

  • Rear cargo net

Technology Package

  • Acura/ELS Surround™ Premium 10-speaker sound system with DVD-Audio, CD, DTS®, AM/FM tuner, XM® Satellite Radio, Bluetooth® Audio, 12.7 GB hard disk drive (HDD) media storage system and a 440-watt Digital Signal Processing (DSP) amplifier

  • Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)

  • Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™ and rearview camera

  • 8-inch full VGA high-resolution color display

  • AcuraLink® satellite communication system

  • AcuraLink® real-time traffic with Traffic Rerouting™

  • AcuraLink® weather with Doppler-technology radar maps, 1- and 3-day forecasts, specific area weather and severe weather alerts

  • GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone, dual-mode adaptive climate control system with humidity control system and air filtration

  • Keyless Access System (with smart entry and pushbutton ignition)

  • Chrome accented door handles

  • Rear trunk lid spoiler with integrated rearview camera

Safety and Security Features

Active Safety Features

  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist

  • Vehicle Stability Assist® (VSA®) with traction control (Electronic Stability Control)

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators

  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)

Passive Safety Features

  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering TM (ACE TM) body structure

  • Impact-absorbing front and rear crumple zones

  • Side-impact door beams

  • Collapsible steering column

  • 2.5 mph front and rear bumpers

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

  • Side curtain airbags

  • Dual-chamber front-seat side airbags with passenger side Occupant Position Detection System

  • Active Front Head Restraint System; Adjustable rear head restraints

  • 3-point height-adjustable front seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system; 3-point rear seat belts

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

  • Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) front headlights

  • Auto-on/off front headlights

  • Bumper-integrated front fog lights

  • LED illumination for: side mirror-integrated directional signals, brake lights, side marker lights and Center High Mount Stop Light (CHMSL)

  • Automatic day/night rearview mirror

  • Breakaway inside rearview mirror

  • Front windshield and front-side window defoggers

  • Rear-window defroster with timer

  • Child-proof rear door locks

  • Emergency trunk opener

  • Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer

  • 277-degree all-around visibility

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