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Compare Acura TLX [2.4] vs Acura 3.5RL [1995-2001]

Reviews

Neo score
35%
14%
Pros
  • Much better 8- and 9-speed automatic transmissions
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Some styling improvements
  • Proven to be very reliable
Cons
  • Downgraded to MacPherson struts
  • Lost manual transmission
  • No powerful engine options
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Generic styling

Price

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Variants

2.4
3.5
3.5 SH-AWD
1995-2001
2001-2004

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
374 L / 13.2 cu-ft
450 L / 15.9 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
6.3 L / 6.7 qt
8.6 L / 9.1 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.2 L / 4.4 qt
4.6 L / 4.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
65.0 L / 17.2 gal
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
505 kg / 1113 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Helical spring
Tire Size
225/55 R17
215/55 R16
Turning Circle
11.9 m / 39.2 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
147 mm / 5.8 in
Size | Height
1448 mm / 57.0 in
1430 mm / 56.3 in
Size | Length
4834 mm / 190.3 in
4980 mm / 196.1 in
Size | Width
1854 mm / 73.0 in
1810 mm / 71.3 in
Track Width | Front
1595.0 mm / 62.8 in
1550.0 mm / 61.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1603.0 mm / 63.1 in
1540.0 mm / 60.6 in
Weight
1580.0 kg / 3483.3 lbs
1625.0 kg / 3582.5 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
Wheelbase
2776 mm / 109.3 in
2910 mm / 114.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
8.2 sec
8.0 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
7.8 sec
7.6 sec
Coefficient Of Drag
0.28
Fuel Economy
8.4 L/100km / 28.0 MPG (combined) | 9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (urban) | 6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (highway)
12.4 L/100km / 19.0 MPG (urban) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Engine
K24W7
C35A
Engine | Bore
87.0 mm / 3.4 in
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.6:1
9.6:1
Engine | Displacement
2.4 L / 143.8 cu-in / 2356.0 cc
3.5 L / 212.0 cu-in / 3474.0 cc
Engine | Power
206.0 hp / 153.6 kW @ 6800 rpm
208.0 hp / 155.1 kW @ 5200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
87.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
59.9 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
99.1 mm / 3.9 in
91.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
247 Nm / 182.2 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
297 Nm / 219.1 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
4-speed
Transmission | Type
DCT
Automatic

Production

Availability
2014 ~ 2017
1995 ~ 2001
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