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1997 Acura RL Base specs & colors

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1997 Acura RL Base

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Specifications

EPA Classification Mid-Size
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size Compact in
Front Wheel Size 16" x 6.5" in
Rear Wheel Size 16" x 6.5" in
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.5L/212
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 224 @ 2800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Cruising Range - City 342.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 25 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 19 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 450.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 0.948
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.133
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.652
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.454
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.880
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.458
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.0 x 0.91 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.0 x 0.35 in
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 18.0 gal
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall Not Available ft
Steering Type Pwr-Assisted
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 36.1 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.35
Front Tire Size P215/60R16
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size 135/80R16
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3660 lbs
Front Hip Room 55.7 in
Track Width, Front 61.0 in
Min Ground Clearance 4.9 in
Height, Overall 56.5 in
Wheelbase 114.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 71.3 in
Second Head Room 36.8 in
Second Leg Room 35.4 in
Track Width, Rear 60.6 in
Trunk Volume 14.0 ft³
Passenger Volume 96.5 ft³
Front Leg Room 42.1 in
Length, Overall 195.1 in
Front Shoulder Room 56.9 in
Second Shoulder Room 56.3 in
Second Hip Room 56.5 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Head Room 38.8 in
Electronic hydraulic engine mounts Standard
18 gallon fuel tank Standard
Remote trunk/fuel filler door releases Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
P215/60VR16 all-season SBR Michelin tires Standard
Green heat-rejecting tinted glass Standard
Pwr moonroof w/tilt-up feature Standard
3-channel, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes Standard
105-watt AM/FM stereo w/cassette-inc: 8-speakers, anti-theft feature Standard
Microscopic air filtration system Standard
Rear window defroster w/timer Standard
Maintenance interval reminder Standard
Anti-theft alarm w/immobilizer system Standard
Front/rear crumple zones Standard
Galvanized body panels Standard
110-amp alternator Standard
Pwr door locks Standard
Rear compartment heat/air conditioning controls/vents Standard
Pwr-assisted front vented/rear solid disc brakes Standard
3-point front/rear outboard seat belts w/front height adjustment Standard
Rear compartment reading lights Standard
Driver & front passenger air bags Standard
Leather-trimmed seating Standard
Pwr windows w/driver side lighted controls Standard
Maintenance free battery Standard
Color-keyed body-side moldings Standard
Front door storage pockets Standard
Elect direct ignition Standard
Keyless entry system Standard
Adjustable front/rear headrests Standard
Overhead sunglasses storage compartment Standard
Lighted ashtray/cigarette lighter Standard
Center console w/adjustable armrest Standard
16" x 6.5" cast aluminum wheels Standard
Leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/memory feature Standard
Auto climate control air conditioning system Standard
Variable pwr-assisted speed-sensitive rack and pinion steering Standard
Trunk light Standard
Automatic headlights/taillights Standard
Driver seat lumbar support Standard
3-channel, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes Standard
City 19/hwy 25 (3.5L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
3.5L SOHC PGM-FI 24-valve V6 engine w/knock sensors, variable induction system Standard
Folding rear center armrest w/dual cup holders, trunk pass-through feature Standard
Front side window defoggers Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
5-coat, 4-bake paint Standard
Electronically-controlled 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD, grade logic control Standard
8-way pwr driver/4-way pwr front passenger seats w/memory feature Standard
Leather-wrapped shift knob Standard
Front/rear mud guards Standard
Lighted ignition switch Standard
Digital quartz clock Standard
Flash-to-pass Standard
Rear window antenna Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, tachometer, coolant temp/fuel level gauges Standard
5-mph bumpers Standard
Dual front/rear cup holders Standard
Speed-sensitive intermittent windshield wipers w/mist feature Standard
Ski bag Optional
Color-keyed pwr memory mirrors Standard
Overhead map lights Standard
Integral fog lamps Standard
Cruise control Standard
Side-guard door beams Standard
Color-keyed front/rear bumpers Standard
Child-proof rear door locks Standard
4-wheel independent double-wishbone suspension w/gas-pressurized shock absorbers, front/rear stabilizer bars, anti-squat/anti-dive geometry Standard

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