2005 Acura RL Features


3.5-liter, 300 hp, 24-valve, SOHC, VTEC V-6 aluminum alloy engine

Variable Induction System

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)

Direct Ignition system with knock control

Drive-by-wire throttle system

5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, paddle-shifters and Grade Logic Control

105,000-mile tune-up interval

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™)

Electronically controlled, speed-sensing, power-assisted, rack-and-pinion steering

4-wheel independent front double-wishbone suspension with multi-link rear

4-wheel ventilated disc brakes with aluminum 4-piston front calipers

4-channel Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) system with traction control
17-inch alloy wheels with V-rated all-season performance tires
CARB certified LEV2-ULEV exhaust emission control system


3-channel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)

Brake Assist

Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure

Driver's and front passenger's dual-stage, dual-threshold airbag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)

Side curtain airbags for front and rear occupants

Driver's and front passenger's side airbags with front passenger Occupant Position Detection System

3-point seat belts at all seating positions

Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights (low beams)

Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system for compatible child seats on rear outboard seat positions and factory-installed rear child seat tether anchors

Front seat belt height adjustment

Side-impact door beams

Impact absorbing crumple zones front and rear

Child-proof rear door locks

5-mph bumpers (front and rear)

Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer

Keyless Access System

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators
Electronic immobilizer system
Locking trunk pass-through
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
LED mirror-integrated directional signals
Emergency trunk opener


Fog Lights

Active Front Lighting System (AFS)

Auto-on/off headlights

Heated outside mirrors with driver recognition, reverse gear tilt-down and integrated directional signals

Illuminated front door handle recesses

Rear window defroster with timer

Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass

Speed-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers

Printed radio antenna (rear glass)

Galvanized body panels


Seating and Trim

Perforated leather-trimmed seats

Leather-wrapped steering wheel

8-way power front seat with adjustable lumbar support and driver recognition

Front passenger's 4-way power seat with power adjustable lumber support

Heated front seats

Power adjustable driver's and passenger's seat lumbar support

Driver and passenger seat back pockets

4-way adjustable front headrests

Remote retractable rear headrests
Illuminated front center console storage
Illuminated ignition, power window switches, steering wheel controls and door lock switches

Rear center folding armrest with locking trunk pass-through

Genuine, curly maple dashboard trim

Carpeted floor mats


AcuraLink™ satellite communication system with real time traffic

HandsFreeLink™ wireless telephone interface

Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™ (Standard equipment in the 48 contiguous states and Hawaii only)

Acura / BOSE® 10-speaker Surround Sound System with 6-disc CD, DVD-Audio and DTS® changer and AM/FM tuner

XM® Satellite Radio (Standard equipment in the 48 contiguous states only)

Active Noise Cancellation

OnStar® Digital/analog tri-modal system (Safe and Sound plan with one-year service)

Power moonroof with tilt, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation

GPS-linked, solar sensing, dual-zone, dual-mode automatic climate control system

Rear passenger ventilation controls

Electronic tilt and telescoping steering column with driver recognition

Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, telephone, voice recognition and Multi-information display

Multi-information display

Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Front and rear power windows with auto-down/up, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Overhead map lights (front and rear)
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Illuminated driver and front passenger vanity mirror
Programmable feature customization
12-volt power outlets (front and center console)
Front and rear dual beverage holders
Front door storage compartments
Dual trip meters
Maintenance Minder system
Front side-window defoggers

Remote trunk and fuel door releases

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