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Acura TL Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2008)

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2008 Acura TL Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 4dr Sedan
Wheelbase 107.9 in
Length 189.3 in
Width 72.2 in
Height 56.7 in
Curb Weight 3483 lb.
Fuel Capacity 17.1 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 38.7 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 58.3 in
Hip Room, Row 1 55.6 in
Legroom, Row 1 42.8 in
Headroom, Row 2 37.2 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 55.7 in
Hip Room, Row 2 53.8 in
Legroom, Row 2 34.9 in
Total Legroom 77.7 in (over 2 rows)
Cargo Volume 12.5 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2008 Acura TL

2008 Acura TL Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 305-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The sport seats are the nicest in its class, supportive, and hold the driver and passenger well during cornering. see full Acura TL review
2009 4dr Sedan 305-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Very comfortable and supportive, great fit liek a glove. see full Acura TL review
2008 Acura TL Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
My back became stiff after two separate test drives. see full Acura TL review
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Definitely not a family car with older kids. Not a lot of room in the back. see full Acura TL review
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Stiff seats, does not absorb difficult road conditions well. see full Acura TL review
2008 4dr Sedan 286-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Seats are very firm and on spending 1-2 hrs in the vehicle my back really hurts. No amount of adjusting will help see full Acura TL review
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Small for adults see full Acura TL review
2007 4dr Sedan 286-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Cramped backseat see full Acura TL review
 

2008 Acura TL 4-door Sedan Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim Base Type-S
Standard Engine 3.2L V6
OHC-4v
258 hp@6200
233 lb-ft@5000
3.5L V6
OHC-4v
286 hp@6200
256 lb-ft@5000
Standard Transmission5-speed manually-shiftable automatic5-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Optional Transmission(s) 6-speed manual
Standard DrivetrainFWDFWD
Standard Tires235/45WR17 tires235/45WR17 tires

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2008 Acura TL

2008 Acura TL Powertrain: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The engine/transmission performance is very adequate for a workaday sedan. see full Acura TL review
2008 4dr Sedan 286-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Drive it like you stole it or drive it like a retiree in Fla. see full Acura TL review
2008 4dr Sedan 286-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed manual FWD
The Type-S trim is what sold me on the TL. I drove several Base TLs as loaners and I was not interested. The ride was not captivating in any way. The TL TypeS is completely different. I have owned this car 3 years now and I still look forward to driving see full Acura TL review
2008 4dr Sedan 286-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Silky smooth. see full Acura TL review
2007 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
More than enough power for any situation. see full Acura TL review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Tires of the 2008 Acura TL

2008 Acura TL Tires: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 258-horsepower 3.2L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I run Michelin 235/45 ZR17 94Y. I like them on this car. see full Acura TL review
 

2008 Acura TL MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
4dr Sedan Base 33,725 30,991 715
4dr Sedan Type-S 38,225 35,117 715

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