2009 Acura TL - Features

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™ throttle system
Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (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 (Technology Package)
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
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) front 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 outward visibility
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