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2012 Acura RL 3.7L

4dr Sedan

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2012 Acura RL
(2012 Acura RL 4dr Sedan shown)
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MSRP $48,200
Destination Charge $895
Invoice Price $44,098
Total List Price $49,095
Available Engines 300-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 (premium)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 17 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 24 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data  
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
IIHS Crash Test Data  
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good
Side, Driver Torso Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good
Other, Roof Strength Marginal
Side, Overall Side Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good
Overview 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview all wheel drive
Audio Overview AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 10 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard
Underseat ducts Standard
Cargo net Available
Cargo tie downs Standard
Clock in-dash
Compass Standard
Cruise control Standard
Cup holders front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather/simulated wood
12V DC power outlet 2
Ashtray Available
Overhead console mini
Floor console full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
rubber front & rear
Front windows power
Rear windows power
1-Touch Window Up front and rear
1-Touch Window Down front and rear
Programmable garage door opener Standard
Instrumentation analog
Driver information center Standard
Tachometer Standard
Trip computer Standard
Water temp gauge Standard
Low fuel warning Standard
Service interval warning Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Fuel door release power
Remote trunk release power
Retained accessory power Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Steering wheel material leather/simulated wood
Seats 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Front seat type sport
Seating capacity 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 8-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger
Front armrests center
Front head restraints adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, driver heated-seatback
Memory driver
Rear seats bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable
Seat trim leather
Entertainment 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 capability Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard
DVD-Audio Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard
Voice recognition Standard
Speakers 10 brand
Amplifier Standard
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard
Safety and Security 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front
Seatbelt pretensioners front
Headlights high intensity low beam
Exterior light control programmable
Delay off headlamps Standard
Headlight washer Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
LED brakelights Standard
Door curb lights 4
Illuminated entry Standard
Parking assist Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Standard
Panic alarm Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard
Ignition disable Standard
First aid kit Available
Theft deterrent radio Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard
Warranty 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 72/70,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Exterior 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Antenna window grid
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings body-colored
Bodyside insert chrome
Grille trim metal-look
Fog/driving lights front
Door count 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk
Tinted windows light
Rear window type fixed
Mirrors dual power remote w/tilt down
Heated side mirrors Standard
Sunroof 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler Available:
Tires P245/45VR18.0 BSW performance AS
Wheels Standard:
18" silver aluminum
silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact aluminum
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent
Mud flaps Available
Mechanical 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Engine 3.7L V-6
Engine - valvetrain SOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard
Drive type all wheel
Engine block heater Available
Exhaust stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard
Suspension tuning regular
Front suspension type double wishbone
Front anti-roll bar Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized
Front springs coil
Rear suspension type independent multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil
Electronic stability system Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.72
Locking/limited slip differential Standard
Specifications 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Exterior length 195.7 "
Exterior body width 72.7 "
Exterior height 57.2 "
Engine 3.7L V-6
Horsepower 300 @ 6,300 rpm
Torque 271 @ 5,000 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard
Fuel economy - city 17 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 24 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.54 / 3.78 "
Curb weight 4,099 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 5,050 lbs.
Payload 850 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 1,000 lbs.
Wheelbase 110.2 "
Front track 62.0 "
Rear track 62.4 "
Turning radius 19.4 '
Ground clearance 5.7 "
Drag coefficient .30
Front legroom 42.3 "
Rear legroom 36.3 "
Front headroom 38.4 "
Rear headroom 37.2 "
Front hiproom 55.1 "
Rear hiproom 54.0 "
Front shoulder room 58.5 "
Rear shoulder room 56.1 "
Luggage volume 13.1 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 13.1 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 99 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 19.4 gal.