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Acura
TL
1997
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1997 Acura TL Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Acura TL specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Acura TL warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$28,450
Invoice *
$24,993
Engine
2.5L I-5 176 HP 170.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
20.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
2.5L I-5 176 HP 170.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
100 amp
Battery
65 amp
Axle Ratio
3.13
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
17.2 gal.
Exhaust
non stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Suspension
double wishbone
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent double wishbone
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P205/60HR15.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru / center with pass-thru and skibag
Seat Trim
cloth / leather
Door Trim
cloth / leather
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
simulated wood
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather
Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
single / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
8
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical / keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
14.1 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
191.5 "
Exterior Width
70.3 "
Exterior Height
55.3 "
Wheelbase
112 "
Front Tread
60 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
18.0 '
Curb Weight
3,252 lbs.
Front Legroom
43.7 "
Rear Legroom
35.2 "
Front Headroom
39.1 "
Rear Headroom
36.9 "
Front Hiproom
53.9 "
Rear Hiproom
54.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.6 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.1 "
Passenger Volume
93 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
14.1 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Rear Spoiler
wing
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Fender Flares
black
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Acura TL safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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