2001 Acura RL 2001 Acura RL Change Vehicle


Vehicle Specifications

Specs for trim:
Print Specs
Engineering (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Engine Type V-6
100,000-Mile Tune-Up
Interval No scheduled tune-ups for 100,000 miles*
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 210 @ 5200
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 224 @ 2800
Redline 5900 rpm
Fuel cut off 5900 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.54 in. x 3.58 in. (90 mm x 91 mm)
Displacement 3.5 liters (3474 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Fuel and Induction System Programmed fuel injection (PGM-FI) with 3-stage variable induction system
Valvetrain 24-valve SOHC with hydraulic lash adjusters
Engine Block Aluminum alloy with cast iron cylinder-liners
Cylinder Heads Aluminum-alloy
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition with separate coils
Alternator 110 amps maximum
Battery 12-volt, maintenance free
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Please refer to the maintenance section of your owner's manual to determine all appropriate maintenance intervals.
Body/Suspension/Chassis (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Body Type Unit Body
Front & Rear Suspension Independent double-wishbone with stabilizer bar
Shock Absorbers Hydraulic gas-pressurized with progressive valve technology, front and rear
Steering Speed-sensing, rotary-valve, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 16.0:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.35
Turning Circle (curb-to-curb) 36.1 ft
Wheels Cast aluminum-alloy
Tires All season, P215/60R16 94V M+S Plus
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted 4-wheel disc brakes
Front Disc Brakes Ventilated, 11.8 in. diameter, 1.1 in. rotor thickness
Rear Disc Brakes Solid, 11.1 in. diameter, 0.47 in. rotor thickness
Parking Brake Foot actuated on rear disc
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) 4-channel system with four-wheel speed sensors
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
4-speed automatic with Grade Logic Control and lockup torque converter
Ration (:1):
  • 1st: 2.458
  • 2nd: 1.454:1
  • 3rd: 0.948:1
  • 4th: 0.652:1
  • Reverse: 1.88:1
  • Final drive ratio: 3.133:1
Safety & Security (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)
4-wheel, 4-channel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Driver's and front passenger's air bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Automatic seat belt tensioners
Side-impact air bags
Dual side-impact door beams
3-point outboard and center rear seat belts
Rear child seat tether anchors
Childproof rear door locks
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights
5-mph bumpers (front/rear)
Front and rear crumple zones
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Theft-deterrent system with automatic immobilizer
Fog lights
Nonprotruding switches and controls
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Automatic transmission interlock feature
Center high-mount rear brakelight
Rear window defroster
Front side-window defoggers
Tinted upper windshield
Safety glass
Breakaway inside rearview mirror
All-Season steel-belted radial tires
Heated door mirrors
Comfort & Convenience (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Acura Satellite-Navigation System™*
Automatic Climate Control air conditioning system
Rear compartment heating and air conditioning controls and vents
Micron air filtration system
Electronic tilt and telescoping steering column with 2-position memory function
Cruise control
HomeLink® feature
Power windows and door locks
Power moonroof with tilt feature and sliding shade
Heated door mirrors
Acura/Bose® AM/FM stereo/cassette with anti-theft feature
Eight-speaker audio system
Trunk-mounted 6-disc CD Changer
Keyless entry system for doors and trunk
Overhead map lights
Seat, steering wheel and door mirror memory control
Driver's and front passenger's vanity mirror (illuminated)
Lighted trunk, ashtray, cigarette light, driver's side power window switches and ignition switch
Rear compartment reading lights
Remote trunk and fuel-filler-door releases
Front door storage
Dual beverage holder (front and rear)
Digital quartz clock
Maintenance interval reminder
Side window defoggers (front)
Overhead sunglasses storage compartment
Electronic immobilizer system
*Standard on RL models with Navigation System only
Seating & Trim (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Leather-trimmed seats
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Leather-wrapped shift knob
8-way power driver's seat adjusted by 2-position memory system
4-way power front passenger's seat
Driver's seat adjustable lumbar support
Heated front seats
Center console with sliding armrest
Adjustable front headrests
Adjustable rear headrests
Rear seat center armrest (folding) with dual beverage holder
Trunk pass-through with lock
Front seat belt height adjustment
Burled, camphor wood-trimmed center console
Floormats
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Fog lights
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Body-colored door mirrors
Power-operated door mirrors with 2-position memory function
Body-colored side moldings
Green-tinted, heat-reflecting glass
Printed radio antenna (rear glass)
Alloy wheels
Galvanized body panels
4-coat, 4-bake paint process
Capacities (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Cooling System: 8.2 U.S. quarts (7.8 liters)
Fuel Tank: 18 U.S. gallons (68 liters)
Engine oil with filter: 4.2 U.S. quarts
Fuel Economy (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Recommended Fuel - Premium 91 octane
EPA Fuel Mileage, City/Highway* - 18/24
*Use for comparison purposes only. California figures are the same. Your mileage may vary.
Dimensions (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Exterior:
  • Wheelbase: 114.6 in.
  • Overall Length: 196.6 in.
  • Overall Width: 71.4 in.
  • Height (unladen): 56.5 in.
  • Minimum Ground Clearance: 4.9 in.
  • Track Front: 61.02 in.
  • Rear: 60.63 in.
  • Curb Weight: 3850 lbs. (3861 lbs. with Navigation System)
  • Weight Distribution(% front/rear): 60/40
Interior:
  • Head Room:
    • Front: 38.8 in.
    • Rear: 36.8 in.
  • Leg Room:
    • Front: 42.1 in.
    • Rear: 35.4 in.
  • Hip Room:
    • Front: 55.7 in.
    • Rear: 56.5 in.
  • Shoulder Room:
    • Front: 56.9 in.
    • Rear: 56.9 in.
  • Passenger Volume: 96.5 cu. ft.
  • Cargo Volume: 14.0 cu. ft.
  • Total Interior Volume: 110.5 cu. ft
Engineering (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
Engine Type V-6
100,000-Mile Tune-Up
Interval No scheduled tune-ups for 100,000 miles*
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 210 @ 5200
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 224 @ 2800
Redline 5900 rpm
Fuel cut off 5900 rpm
Bore & Stroke 3.54 in. x 3.58 in. (90 mm x 91 mm)
Displacement 3.5 liters (3474 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Fuel and Induction System Programmed fuel injection (PGM-FI) with 3-stage variable induction system
Valvetrain 24-valve SOHC with hydraulic lash adjusters
Engine Block Aluminum alloy with cast iron cylinder-liners
Cylinder Heads Aluminum-alloy
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition with separate coils
Alternator 110 amps maximum
Battery 12-volt, maintenance free
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes or periodic inspections. Please refer to the maintenance section of your owner's manual to determine all appropriate maintenance intervals.
Body/Suspension/Chassis (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
Body Type Unit Body
Front & Rear Suspension Independent double-wishbone with stabilizer bar
Shock Absorbers Hydraulic gas-pressurized with progressive valve technology, front and rear
Steering Speed-sensing, rotary-valve, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 16.0:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.35
Turning Circle (curb-to-curb) 36.1 ft
Wheels Cast aluminum-alloy
Tires All season, P215/60R16 94V M+S Plus
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted 4-wheel disc brakes
Front Disc Brakes Ventilated, 11.8 in. diameter, 1.1 in. rotor thickness
Rear Disc Brakes Solid, 11.1 in. diameter, 0.47 in. rotor thickness
Parking Brake Foot actuated on rear disc
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) 4-channel system with four-wheel speed sensors
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
4-speed automatic with Grade Logic Control and lockup torque converter
Ration (:1):
  • 1st: 2.458
  • 2nd: 1.454:1
  • 3rd: 0.948:1
  • 4th: 0.652:1
  • Reverse: 1.88:1
  • Final drive ratio: 3.133:1
Safety & Security (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)
4-wheel, 4-channel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Driver's and front passenger's air bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Automatic seat belt tensioners
Side-impact air bags
Dual side-impact door beams
3-point outboard and center rear seat belts
Rear child seat tether anchors
Childproof rear door locks
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights
5-mph bumpers (front/rear)
Front and rear crumple zones
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Theft-deterrent system with automatic immobilizer
Fog lights
Nonprotruding switches and controls
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Automatic transmission interlock feature
Center high-mount rear brakelight
Rear window defroster
Front side-window defoggers
Tinted upper windshield
Safety glass
Breakaway inside rearview mirror
All-Season steel-belted radial tires
Heated door mirrors
Comfort & Convenience (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
Acura Satellite-Navigation System™*
Automatic Climate Control air conditioning system
Rear compartment heating and air conditioning controls and vents
Micron air filtration system
Electronic tilt and telescoping steering column with 2-position memory function
Cruise control
HomeLink® feature
Power windows and door locks
Power moonroof with tilt feature and sliding shade
Heated door mirrors
Acura/Bose® AM/FM stereo/cassette with anti-theft feature
Eight-speaker audio system
Trunk-mounted 6-disc CD Changer
Keyless entry system for doors and trunk
Overhead map lights
Seat, steering wheel and door mirror memory control
Driver's and front passenger's vanity mirror (illuminated)
Lighted trunk, ashtray, cigarette light, driver's side power window switches and ignition switch
Rear compartment reading lights
Remote trunk and fuel-filler-door releases
Front door storage
Dual beverage holder (front and rear)
Digital quartz clock
Maintenance interval reminder
Side window defoggers (front)
Overhead sunglasses storage compartment
Electronic immobilizer system
*Standard on RL models with Navigation System only
Seating & Trim (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
Leather-trimmed seats
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Leather-wrapped shift knob
8-way power driver's seat adjusted by 2-position memory system
4-way power front passenger's seat
Driver's seat adjustable lumbar support
Heated front seats
Center console with sliding armrest
Adjustable front headrests
Adjustable rear headrests
Rear seat center armrest (folding) with dual beverage holder
Trunk pass-through with lock
Front seat belt height adjustment
Burled, camphor wood-trimmed center console
Floormats
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
Fog lights
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Body-colored door mirrors
Power-operated door mirrors with 2-position memory function
Body-colored side moldings
Green-tinted, heat-reflecting glass
Printed radio antenna (rear glass)
Alloy wheels
Galvanized body panels
4-coat, 4-bake paint process
Capacities (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
Cooling System: 8.2 U.S. quarts (7.8 liters)
Fuel Tank: 18 U.S. gallons (68 liters)
Engine oil with filter: 4.2 U.S. quarts
Fuel Economy (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
Recommended Fuel - Premium 91 octane
EPA Fuel Mileage, City/Highway* - 18/24
*Use for comparison purposes only. California figures are the same. Your mileage may vary.
Dimensions (4 Speed Automatic 3.5 w/Navigation)
Exterior:
  • Wheelbase: 114.6 in.
  • Overall Length: 196.6 in.
  • Overall Width: 71.4 in.
  • Height (unladen): 56.5 in.
  • Minimum Ground Clearance: 4.9 in.
  • Track Front: 61.02 in.
  • Rear: 60.63 in.
  • Curb Weight: 3850 lbs. (3861 lbs. with Navigation System)
  • Weight Distribution(% front/rear): 60/40
Interior:
  • Head Room:
    • Front: 38.8 in.
    • Rear: 36.8 in.
  • Leg Room:
    • Front: 42.1 in.
    • Rear: 35.4 in.
  • Hip Room:
    • Front: 55.7 in.
    • Rear: 56.5 in.
  • Shoulder Room:
    • Front: 56.9 in.
    • Rear: 56.9 in.
  • Passenger Volume: 96.5 cu. ft.
  • Cargo Volume: 14.0 cu. ft.
  • Total Interior Volume: 110.5 cu. ft