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2014 Acura RLX Base

4dr Sedan

2012 Acura RL 3.7L

4dr Sedan

2013 Acura TL 3.5

4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan

2014 Acura RLX
(2014 Acura RLX 4dr Sedan shown)
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2012 Acura RL
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2013 Acura TL
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
   $44,016* N/A N/A
MSRP $48,450 $48,200 $35,905
Destination Charge $895 $895 $895
Invoice Price $44,324 $44,098 $33,712
Total List Price $49,345 $49,095 $36,800
Available Engines 310-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium) 300-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 (premium) 280-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 20 mpg 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 31 mpg 24 mpg 29 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data      
Other, Overall Rollover Rating -
Side - Pole, Side - Pole - -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Overall, Overall - -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) - -
Front, Overall Front - -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) - -
Front, Driver's - -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier - -
Front, Passenger's -
Side, Overall Side - -
IIHS Crash Test Data      
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Acceptable Good Good
Front, Head/Neck Good - -
Side, Driver Torso Good Good Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics Good - -
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good Good
Front, Chest Good - -
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot Good - -
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Front, Structure and safety cage Good - -
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Marginal Good
Front, Overall evaluation Good - Good
Front, Hip/thigh Good - -
Side, Overall Side Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good Good
Overview 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L 2013 Acura TL 3.5
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive all wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 10 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
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 Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 8, amplifier, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 14 brand, premium amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 10 brand, premium amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L 2013 Acura TL 3.5
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic dual zone front automatic dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard Standard Standard
Air conditioning, rear with separate controls N/A N/A
Underseat ducts Standard Standard Standard
Cargo net N/A Available N/A
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard Standard
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash
Compass Standard Standard Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard Standard
Adaptive cruise control Available N/A N/A
Cup holders front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather leather/simulated wood leather
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2
Ashtray N/A Available N/A
Overhead console mini with storage mini mini with storage
Floor console full full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear Standard:
carpeted front & rear
carpeted front & rear
N/A Available:
rubber front & rear
N/A
Front windows power power power
Rear windows power power power
1-Touch Window Up front and rear front and rear driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down front and rear front and rear driver and passenger
Programmable garage door opener Standard Standard Standard
Instrumentation analog analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release power power power
Remote trunk release power power power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather/metal-look leather/simulated wood leather
Head-up display Available N/A N/A
Air compressor Standard N/A N/A
Seats 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L 2013 Acura TL 3.5
Front seat type sport sport bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 8-way power 8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 8-way power 8-way power 8-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger driver and passenger driver
Front armrests center center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, driver heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, driver heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, driver heated-seatback
Cooled front seats Available:
driver and passenger
N/A Available:
driver and passenger
Memory N/A driver driver
Rear seats bench bench bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru with pass-thru with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - fixed
Heated rear seats Available N/A N/A
Seat trim Standard:
leatherette
leather leather
Available:
leather
N/A N/A
Entertainment 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L 2013 Acura TL 3.5
Radio AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted 6-disc Standard:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
N/A N/A Available:
in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard
DVD-Audio N/A Standard Available
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available Standard Available
Speakers Standard:
10 brand
10 brand Standard:
8
Available:
14 brand
N/A Available:
10 brand
Amplifier Standard:
Standard
Standard Standard:
Standard
Available:
premium
N/A Available:
premium
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard Standard
Navigation system Available:
with voice activation
N/A Available:
with voice activation
1st row LCD screen 2 N/A 1
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L 2013 Acura TL 3.5
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Airbags, knee protection driver N/A N/A
Occupant sensor Standard Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front front
Headlights LED low/high beam high intensity low beam high intensity low beam
Exterior light control programmable programmable programmable
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard Standard
LED brakelights Standard Standard Standard
Door curb lights 4 4 2
Illuminated entry Standard Standard Standard
Parking assist Available Available Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Standard Standard Available
Panic alarm Standard Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard Standard
Lane departure Standard N/A N/A
First aid kit N/A Available N/A
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard Standard
Blind spot sensor Available N/A Available
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L 2013 Acura TL 3.5
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 72/70,000 72/70,000 72/70,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000 48/50,000
Exterior 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L 2013 Acura TL 3.5
Antenna window grid window grid window grid
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings N/A body-colored N/A
Bodyside insert N/A chrome N/A
Grille trim metal-look metal-look metal-look w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights N/A front front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote w/tilt down dual power remote w/tilt down dual power remote w/tilt down
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirrors, auto dimming Available:
driver and passenger
N/A N/A
Sunroof 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler N/A Available:
lip
Available:
lip
Tires Standard:
P245/45VR18.0 BSW performance AS
P245/45VR18.0 BSW performance AS Standard:
P245/50VR17.0 BSW performance AS
Available:
P245/40WR19.0 BSW performance AS
N/A Available:
P245/45VR18.0 BSW performance AS
Wheels Standard:
18" silver aluminum
Standard:
18" silver aluminum
Standard:
17" machined aluminum
Available:
19" silver aluminum
Available:
silver aluminum
Available:
18" silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel N/A compact aluminum compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Available N/A N/A
Mud flaps N/A Available N/A
Mechanical 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L 2013 Acura TL 3.5
Engine 3.5L V-6 3.7L V-6 3.5L V-6
Engine - valvetrain SOHC SOHC SOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel all wheel front-wheel
Engine block heater N/A Available N/A
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Four-wheel steering Standard N/A N/A
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular regular
Ride control Standard N/A N/A
Front suspension type double wishbone double wishbone double wishbone
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard Standard Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 4.25 3.72 3.72
Locking/limited slip differential N/A Standard N/A
Specifications 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L 2013 Acura TL 3.5
Exterior length 196.1 " 195.7 " 194.0 "
Exterior body width 74.4 " 72.7 " 74.0 "
Exterior height 57.7 " 57.2 " 57.2 "
Engine 3.5L V-6 3.7L V-6 3.5L V-6
Horsepower 310 @ 6,500 rpm 300 @ 6,300 rpm 280 @ 6,200 rpm
Torque 272 @ 4,500 rpm 271 @ 5,000 rpm 254 @ 5,000 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant N/A Standard Standard
Fuel economy - city 20 mpg 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 31 mpg 24 mpg 29 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.50 / 3.70 " 3.54 / 3.78 " 3.50 / 3.66 "
Curb weight Standard:
3,933 lbs.
4,099 lbs. Standard:
3,726 lbs.
Available:
3,955 lbs.
N/A Available:
3,741 lbs.
Available:
3,981 lbs.
N/A Available:
3,770 lbs.
Available:
3,997 lbs.
N/A N/A
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,993 lbs. 5,050 lbs. N/A
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 2,778 lbs. N/A N/A
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 2,271 lbs. N/A N/A
Payload 850 lbs. 850 lbs. 850 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight N/A 1,000 lbs. N/A
Wheelbase 112.2 " 110.2 " 109.3 "
Front track 64.3 " 62.0 " 63.2 "
Rear track 64.2 " 62.4 " 63.8 "
Turning radius 20.2 ' 19.4 ' 19.2 '
Ground clearance 4.5 " 5.7 " 6.1 "
Drag coefficient N/A .30 N/A
Front legroom 42.3 " 42.3 " 42.5 "
Rear legroom 38.8 " 36.3 " 36.2 "
Front headroom 37.6 " 38.4 " 38.4 "
Rear headroom 36.9 " 37.2 " 36.7 "
Front hiproom 55.9 " 55.1 " 55.7 "
Rear hiproom 54.5 " 54.0 " 54.8 "
Front shoulder room 59.6 " 58.5 " 58.2 "
Rear shoulder room 57.0 " 56.1 " 56.2 "
Luggage volume 14.9 cu.ft. 13.1 cu.ft. 13.1 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 14.9 cu.ft. 13.1 cu.ft. 13.1 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 102 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft. 98 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.5 gal. 19.4 gal. 18.5 gal.