2005 Acura RL Specifications

2005 ACURA RL SPECIFICATIONS

POWERTRAIN

Engine Type

3.5-liter, SOHC, 90-degree V-6

Horsepower, SAE Net

300 hp @ 6200 rpm

Torque

260 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm

Redline

6800 rpm

Bore and Stroke

3.50 in x 3.66 in (89 mm x 93 mm)

Displacement

212 cu in (3471 cc)

Compression Ratio

11.0:1

Induction System

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)

Valvetrain

Variable valve Timing and Lift electronic Control (VTEC™) with 4-valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft

Engine Block

Aluminum alloy with centrifugally cast iron cylinder liners

Cylinder Head

Aluminum alloy with 4-valves-per-cylinder with pent-roof combustion chambers

Emission Control

Close-coupled catalytic converter
CARB-certified LEV2-ULEV emission control

Ignition System

Direct ignition system with knock control

Alternator

130 amp max

Battery

12V, maintenance free

Recommended Fuel

Premium Unleaded

Layout

Transversely mounted, front engine, Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™)

Transmission

5-speed automatic with lock-up torque converter and Grade Logic Control

Ratios (:1)

1st

2.697

2nd

1.573

3rd

1.071

4th
0.694

5th

0.481

Reverse

1.889

Final (secondary)

1.238

Final Drive

4.600

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CHASSIS

Body Type

Steel and aluminum unit body

Front Suspension

Independent double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Rear Suspension

Independent multi-link with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Shock Absorbers

Nitrogen-filled, telescopic, gas-pressurized with Progressive Valve technology, front and rear

Stabilizer Bars .

Front

1.14 in.
(29 mm) diameter

Rear

0.67 in.
(17 mm) diameter

Shock Tower Bar 1.26 in x 0.87 in (32mm x 22mm) diameter
0.009 in (2.3 mm) wall thickness

Steering Type

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

Steering Ratio

16.2:1

Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock)

2.98

Turning Circle (curb to curb)

39.7 ft (12.1 m)

Wheels

17 x 8.0 aluminum alloy

Tires

P245/50R17 98V Michelin high performance all-season

Braking System

Power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS

Front Discs

Ventilated 12.6 in (320 mm) diameter

Rear Discs

Ventilated 12.2 in (310 mm) diameter

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

3-channel system with 4-wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) system

Throttle control and 4-channel brake control utilizing yaw, lateral g, speed and steering sensors

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CAPACITIES

Crankcase

5.3 US qt (5.0 L) Total

Cooling System

9.2 US qt (8.6 L) Total

Fuel tank

19.4 US gallons (73.3 L)

Volumes
Passenger

99.1 cu ft: 55.3 front, 43.8 rear

Cargo

13.1 cu ft

Total

112.2 cu ft

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FUEL ECONOMY

EPA Fuel Mileage - City/Highway *

18 / 26

. *Fuel mileage ratings based on internal testing using the EPA method

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

110.2 in (2800 mm)

Track, front

62.0 in (1576 mm)

Track, rear

62.4 in (1585 mm)

Overall Length

193.6 in (4917 mm)

Overall Width

72.7 in (1847 mm)

Overall Height (unladen)

57.1 in (1452 mm)

Minimum Ground Clearance

5.7 in (145 mm)

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WEIGHTS

Curb Weight

3984 lbs (1807 kg)

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

59/41

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INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Front

Head Room

38.5 in (977 mm)

Leg Room

42.4 in (1076 mm)

Hip Room

55.1 in (1400 mm)

Shoulder Room

58.5 in (1487 mm)

Rear

Head Room

37.2 in (946 mm)

Leg Room

36.3 in (923 mm)

Hip Room

54.0 in (1372 mm)

Shoulder Room

56.1 in (1426 mm)

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WARRANTY

Vehicle

4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty

Outer Body Rust-Through

5-year / unlimited-mile limited warranty

Acura Total Luxury Care (TLC) with roadside assistance

4-year / 50,000-mile

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