A host of other features had also been available since the car's introduction in late 2004, some of which are detailed in the Safety section below. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Deviate from the prescribed route and it quickly recalculates. Steering is light, yet the car turns in quickly for a large, heavy sedan. Model Line Overview Model lineup: 3.
Use for comparison purposes only. The color Platinum Frost Metallic had been dropped in 2011, but appears to be added back in 2012. Computer-designed seat springs dampen vibration. The Owner's Manual explains the various features and functions of your Acura, offers operation tips and suggestions for vehicle care and maintenance, provides specific details on safety systems, and includes comprehensive technical specifications. As with other Honda-designed vehicles, the dashboard is attractively designed, intuitively laid out and easy to use. To save paper and time, you can download the latest manuals now.
Interior Features From any of its seats, the 3. The pop-up hood used a series of sensors that could detect a -like object being thrown onto the hood. Several years ago, Acura dropped the Legend name in favor of the alphanumeric designation 3. Magnesium was used in the intake manifold, and the two-piece center drive shaft was made of a carbon reinforced composite. From 2006 through 2008, run-flat tires were also offered as an option.
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. If the seal is damaged, it can result in a brake fluid leak under certain conditions. Large disc brakes at all four wheels keep stopping distances short and reduce brake fade. The parts came pre-painted from the factory to match factory colors. If the driver continues to drive the vehicle after receiving this message without refilling the brake fluid reservoir, it could result in a brake pedal that feels soft or spongy, and may eventually affect braking performance, increasing the risk of a crash.
The number of voice recognition commands was increased to over 700, up from 560 previously. The revised sedan was released on July 1, 2008 to dealerships. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Based on sun position and cabin orientation, the system could automatically send additional cooling air to the sunny side of the car to keep that occupant comfortable, while not freezing out the occupant on the shady side. Archived from on 8 August 2010. Punch in an address and in seconds the system calculates a route to get you there. Department of Transportations New Car Assessment Program www.
These include , Intelligent Night Vision, front bumper mounted cameras to assist in parking and turning, and a standard pop-up hood for pedestrian safety. Furthermore, the front passenger airbag deploys with less force in light contact or at a lower speed than it would in a heavy impact or at higher speeds. Chrome trim surrounds the grille and windows, and accents the rear deck and rub strips. Side-impact airbags for the front seats are standard, and the one for the passenger will not deploy if sensors detect that a small child is in the seat. The resonator served to suppress specific frequencies between 100 and 500 hertz, and in combination with increased floorboard insulation, decreased interior noise by 1.
Interior Though the long wheelbase should increase interior room, the rear seat does not have acres of legroom for tall adults to stretch. An integrated rearview camera was added to the top two trim levels. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. Rear passengers can adjust the register on the back of the center console to direct airflow toward their feet or face. Far infrared technology cameras do not require an infrared light source as near infrared technology cameras do, and the software was able to detect human-like figures, surround the image with a red box and give audible caution tones. Vehicle Overview The front-drive 3. The passenger front seat received the same full 10-way power control as the driver's seat.
The steering wheel paddle shifters were reprogrammed for faster response, and the paddle shifters could be operated in both Drive and Sport modes. Typical of Acura optional wheels, the 55 mm offset of the stock 17x8 inch wheels was maintained so that suspension geometry could remain untouched. The new dual microphone system used real estate in the overhead console that was previously used in the 2005 and 2006 models for OnStar control electronics. As with other Honda-designed vehicles, the dashboard is attractively designed, intuitively laid out and easy to use. Power folding mirrors had been available in markets other than North America since the 2004 introduction in Japan.
To give the car a more sporty feel, the car featured drive-by-wire throttle control and a five-speed sequential sport shifting with shift paddles mounted on the steering wheel. The display shows both a route map and directions for turns, with plenty of warning. Show full review Vehicle Overview The front-drive 3. Colors were added and deleted. In all, the driving experience is exactly what one expects in a solid, well-tuned luxury sedan. Archived from on March 28, 2012.