2003 Acura RL 2003 Acura RL Change Vehicle


Vehicle Specifications

Specs for trim:
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Engineering (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Engine Type
24-valve, SOHC V-6 engine
Displacement
3.5L (3474 cc)
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
Horsepower (SAE net)
225hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
231 lb.-ft. @ 2800 rpm
Redline
5600 rpm
Block
Cast-aluminum block with inserts
Cylinder Heads
Cast-aluminum, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel Injection
PGM-FI Multi-Point Injection with AAI
Ignition
Electronic direct ignition with individual coils
Emissions
LEV II Low-Emission Vehicle
Exhaust
Electronic variable-flow control
Battery
12V, maintenance-free
Alternator
110-amp max
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
4-speed automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control and lockup torque converter
Ratios (:1):
  • 1st: 2.458
  • 2nd: 1.454
  • 3rd: 0.948
  • 4th: 0.652
  • Reverse: 1.880
  • Final drive ratio: 3.133
Chassis (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Body Type
Unit Body
Suspension, front/rear
Independent double-wishbone with stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bars, diameter
30.0 mm front - 21.0 mm rear
Shock Absorbers
Hydraulic gas-pressurized with progressive valve technology
Steering Type
Speed-sensing, rotary-valve, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
Steering Turns: lock to lock, steering ratio
3.35, 16.0:1
Turning Circle, curb to curb
36.1 ft.
Wheels & Tires
Cast aluminum-alloy, All-Season P225/55 R16
Braking System
300 mm front ventilated disc, 282 mm rear solid disc
Seating & Trim (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Leather-trimmed seats
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob
Driver's 8-way power driver's seat with 2-position memory system
Front passenger's 4-way power seat
Driver's seat adjustable lumbar support
Heated front seats
Burled camphor wood-trimmed center console with adjustable armrest
Adjustable front and rear headrests
Rear-seat center armrest (folding) with dual beverage holder
Trunk pass-through with lock
Interior Features (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Automatic Climate Control System
Interior micron air-filtration system
Power moonroof with tilt feature and sliding shade
Acura/Bose® Music System with AM/FM stereo/cassette and 6-disc trunk-mounted CD changer
Electronic tilt and telescoping steering column with 2-position memory function
Power windows and door locks
Driver's window auto-down and auto-up with anti-pinch
Cruise-control system
Rear compartment heating and air conditioning controls and vents
HomeLink® system
Keyless entry system for doors and trunk
Front overhead map lights and rear compartment reading lights
Seat, steering wheel and door mirror memory control
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors
Lighted trunk, ashtray, cigarette light, driver's side power window switches and ignition switch
Remote trunk and fuel-filler-door releases
Front-door storage pockets
Dual beverage holders (front and rear)
Digital quartz clock
Maintenance interval reminder
Front side window defoggers
Overhead sunglasses storage compartment
OnStar® system (available)
Acura DVD-Based Satellite-Linked Navigation System(™)(available)
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Fog lights
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Body-colored heated outside mirrors
Power-operated outside mirrors with 2-position memory function
Protective body-colored side moldings
Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
Printed radio antenna (rear glass)
Cast-aluminum alloy wheels
Galvanized body panels
Body-colored splash guards
Safety Features (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®)
Traction Control System (TCS)
4-wheel, 4-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Driver's and front passenger's air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
Front passenger's dual-stage air bag
Driver's and front passenger's side air bag with front passenger's height and position sensors
3-point adjustable-height seat belts with load limiters and automatic pretensioners (front)
3-point seat belts at all seating positions
Rear child-seat tether anchors
Side-impact door beams
Childproof rear door locks
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Theft-deterrent system with automatic immobilizer
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Automatic transmission interlock feature
Center high-mount stop light
Rear window defroster with timer
Front side-window defoggers
Heated outside mirrors
Tinted upper windshield
Safety glass
Emergency trunk opener
General Specifications (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Recommended Fuel
Premium 91 octane
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage* (city/highway)
18/24 mpg
Crankcase Refill Capacity, Including filter
5.6 U.S. quarts (5.3 liters)
Cooling System Capacity
9.0 U.S. quarts (8.6 liters)
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.0 U.S. gallons (68 liters)
EPA Passenger Volume
96.5 cu. ft.
EPA Estimated Cargo Volume
14.0 cu. ft.
Wheelbase
114.6 in. (2910 mm)
Track, front
61.0 in. (1550 mm)
Track, rear
60.6 in. (1540 mm)
Overall Length
196.6 in. (4995 mm)
Overall Width
71.6 in. (1820 mm)
Height (unladen)
54.5 in. (1385 mm)
Minimum Ground Clearance
4.9 in. (125 mm)
Curb Weight
3898 lb(1768 kg)
Weight Distribution(% front/rear)
62/38
Headroom (front/rear)
38.8 in. (985 mm) / 36.8 in. (935 mm)
Legroom (front/rear)
42.1 in. (1070 mm) / 35.4 in. (900 mm)
Hiproom (front/rear)
55.7 in. (1415 mm) / 56.5 in. (1435 mm)
Shoulder room (front/rear)
56.9 in. (1443 mm) / 56.3 in. (1430 mm)
*Use for comparison purposes only. California figures are the same. Your mileage may vary.
Warranties (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Vehicle
4-year/50,000 mile limited warranty*
Outer Body Rust-through
5-year/unlimited-mile limited warranty*
Accesories
4-year/50,000 mile limited warranty**
3.5-Liter V-6 Engine
No scheduled tune-ups required for 105,000 miles***
* Ordinary maintenance items or adjustments, parts subject to normal wear and replacement, and certain other items are excluded.
** When installed at the time of new-vehicle delivery.
*** 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.
Interior Accesories (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Cassette Cleaner
CD Changer Magazine
Mahogany Shift Knob
Burlwood Shift Knob
Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Exterior Accesories (4 Speed Automatic 3.5)
Car Cover
Full Nose Mask
Gold Center Cap Emblem
Gold License Plate Molding
Gold Emblem Kit
Moonroof Visor
Fenderwell Trim
Wheel Locks
Engine Block Heater
Engineering (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Engine Type
24-valve, SOHC V-6 engine
Displacement
3.5L (3474 cc)
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
Horsepower (SAE net)
225hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
231 lb.-ft. @ 2800 rpm
Redline
5600 rpm
Block
Cast-aluminum block with inserts
Cylinder Heads
Cast-aluminum, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel Injection
PGM-FI Multi-Point Injection with AAI
Ignition
Electronic direct ignition with individual coils
Emissions
LEV II Low-Emission Vehicle
Exhaust
Electronic variable-flow control
Battery
12V, maintenance-free
Alternator
110-amp max
Transmission (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
4-speed automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control and lockup torque converter
Ratios (:1):
  • 1st: 2.458
  • 2nd: 1.454
  • 3rd: 0.948
  • 4th: 0.652
  • Reverse: 1.880
  • Final drive ratio: 3.133
Chassis (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Body Type
Unit Body
Suspension, front/rear
Independent double-wishbone with stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bars, diameter
30.0 mm front - 21.0 mm rear
Shock Absorbers
Hydraulic gas-pressurized with progressive valve technology
Steering Type
Speed-sensing, rotary-valve, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
Steering Turns: lock to lock, steering ratio
3.35, 16.0:1
Turning Circle, curb to curb
36.1 ft.
Wheels & Tires
Cast aluminum-alloy, All-Season P225/55 R16
Braking System
300 mm front ventilated disc, 282 mm rear solid disc
Seating & Trim (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Leather-trimmed seats
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob
Driver's 8-way power driver's seat with 2-position memory system
Front passenger's 4-way power seat
Driver's seat adjustable lumbar support
Heated front seats
Burled camphor wood-trimmed center console with adjustable armrest
Adjustable front and rear headrests
Rear-seat center armrest (folding) with dual beverage holder
Trunk pass-through with lock
Interior Features (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Automatic Climate Control System
Interior micron air-filtration system
Power moonroof with tilt feature and sliding shade
Acura/Bose® Music System with AM/FM stereo/cassette and 6-disc trunk-mounted CD changer
Electronic tilt and telescoping steering column with 2-position memory function
Power windows and door locks
Driver's window auto-down and auto-up with anti-pinch
Cruise-control system
Rear compartment heating and air conditioning controls and vents
HomeLink® system
Keyless entry system for doors and trunk
Front overhead map lights and rear compartment reading lights
Seat, steering wheel and door mirror memory control
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors
Lighted trunk, ashtray, cigarette light, driver's side power window switches and ignition switch
Remote trunk and fuel-filler-door releases
Front-door storage pockets
Dual beverage holders (front and rear)
Digital quartz clock
Maintenance interval reminder
Front side window defoggers
Overhead sunglasses storage compartment
OnStar® system (available)
Acura DVD-Based Satellite-Linked Navigation System(™)(available)
Exterior Features (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Fog lights
Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Body-colored heated outside mirrors
Power-operated outside mirrors with 2-position memory function
Protective body-colored side moldings
Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
Printed radio antenna (rear glass)
Cast-aluminum alloy wheels
Galvanized body panels
Body-colored splash guards
Safety Features (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®)
Traction Control System (TCS)
4-wheel, 4-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Driver's and front passenger's air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
Front passenger's dual-stage air bag
Driver's and front passenger's side air bag with front passenger's height and position sensors
3-point adjustable-height seat belts with load limiters and automatic pretensioners (front)
3-point seat belts at all seating positions
Rear child-seat tether anchors
Side-impact door beams
Childproof rear door locks
Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Theft-deterrent system with automatic immobilizer
Collapsible steering column
Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
Automatic transmission interlock feature
Center high-mount stop light
Rear window defroster with timer
Front side-window defoggers
Heated outside mirrors
Tinted upper windshield
Safety glass
Emergency trunk opener
General Specifications (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Recommended Fuel
Premium 91 octane
EPA Estimated Fuel Mileage* (city/highway)
18/24 mpg
Crankcase Refill Capacity, Including filter
5.6 U.S. quarts (5.3 liters)
Cooling System Capacity
9.0 U.S. quarts (8.6 liters)
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.0 U.S. gallons (68 liters)
EPA Passenger Volume
96.5 cu. ft.
EPA Estimated Cargo Volume
14.0 cu. ft.
Wheelbase
114.6 in. (2910 mm)
Track, front
61.0 in. (1550 mm)
Track, rear
60.6 in. (1540 mm)
Overall Length
196.6 in. (4995 mm)
Overall Width
71.6 in. (1820 mm)
Height (unladen)
54.5 in. (1385 mm)
Minimum Ground Clearance
4.9 in. (125 mm)
Curb Weight
3898 lb(1768 kg)
Weight Distribution(% front/rear)
62/38
Headroom (front/rear)
38.8 in. (985 mm) / 36.8 in. (935 mm)
Legroom (front/rear)
42.1 in. (1070 mm) / 35.4 in. (900 mm)
Hiproom (front/rear)
55.7 in. (1415 mm) / 56.5 in. (1435 mm)
Shoulder room (front/rear)
56.9 in. (1443 mm) / 56.3 in. (1430 mm)
*Use for comparison purposes only. California figures are the same. Your mileage may vary.
Warranties (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Vehicle
4-year/50,000 mile limited warranty*
Outer Body Rust-through
5-year/unlimited-mile limited warranty*
Accesories
4-year/50,000 mile limited warranty**
3.5-Liter V-6 Engine
No scheduled tune-ups required for 105,000 miles***
* Ordinary maintenance items or adjustments, parts subject to normal wear and replacement, and certain other items are excluded.
** When installed at the time of new-vehicle delivery.
*** 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.
Interior Accesories (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Cassette Cleaner
CD Changer Magazine
Mahogany Shift Knob
Burlwood Shift Knob
Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Exterior Accesories (4 Speed Automatic w/Navigation)
Car Cover
Full Nose Mask
Gold Center Cap Emblem
Gold License Plate Molding
Gold Emblem Kit
Moonroof Visor
Fenderwell Trim
Wheel Locks
Engine Block Heater