2012 Acura RL 2012 Acura RL Change Vehicle


Vehicle Specifications

Specs for trim:
Print Specs
Engine (6 Speed Automatic)
Engine Type
Aluminum-alloy V-6
Displacement (liters)
3.7
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net)
300 @ 6300
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm)
271 @ 5000
Valvetrain
24-valve, SOHC VTEC®
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
Throttle Control
Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating
ULEV-2
Tune-Up Interval
100k +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups
Chassis (6 Speed Automatic)
Suspension
4-wheel independent double-wishbone front / multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear)
30.0 mm / 19.0 mm
Steering
Electronic variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb
38.7 ft
4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS
12.6" ventilated front with 4-piston caliper / 12.2" ventilated rear
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Wheels
18 x 8.0 aluminum-alloy with noise-reducing technology
Tires
P245/45 R18 96V high-performance all-season
Drivetrain (6 Speed Automatic)
Type
Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Driveshaft
Carbon-fiber reinforced
Maximum Torque Distribution Range (front:rear)
80:20 to 30:70
Maximum Left/Right Distribution of Available Rear-Wheel Torque (left:right)
100:0 to 0:100
Transmission
6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.36
  • 2nd: 2.10
  • 3rd: 1.49
  • 4th: 1.07
  • 5th: 0.75
  • 6th: 0.56
  • Reverse: 2.27
  • Final Drive: 3.72
General Specifications (6 Speed Automatic)
Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway/combined)
17/24/20
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 U.S. gallons (73.3 liters)
Required Fuel
Premium unleaded 91 octane
Curb Weight
4099 lbs (1860 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear)
58/42
Dimensions (6 Speed Automatic)
Headroom (front/rear)
38.5 in (977 mm) / 37.2 in (948 mm)
Legroom (front/rear)
42.4 in (1076 mm) / 36.3 in (923 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/rear)
58.5 in (1487 mm) / 56.1 in (1426 mm)
Hiproom (front/rear)
55.1 in (1400 mm) / 54.0 in (1372 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume
99.1 cu ft
EPA Cargo Volume
13.8 cu ft
Wheelbase
110.2 in (2800 mm)
Length
195.8 in (4973 mm)
Height
57.2 in (1455 mm)
Width
72.7 in (1847 mm)
Track (front/rear)
62.0 in (1576) / 62.4 in (1585 mm)
Comfort & Convenience (6 Speed Automatic)
Dual-zone, dual-mode automatic climate control system with air filtration
Rear-passenger ventilation
Keyless Access System with Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, steering column, side mirrors, climate control and select audio and available navigation settings
Power windows with auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Remote- and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Active Sound Control
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, Multi-Information Display and voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Electronic tilt and telescopic steering column
Maintenance Minder™ system
Ambient cabin lighting (front footwells, console and rear seats)
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated door handles
Remote retractable rear-seat head restraints
Power rear sunshade
Rear side sunshades (manual)
Automatic dimming rearview mirror
12-volt power outlets (center console and front armrest)
Seating & Interior (6 Speed Automatic)
Perforated leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)
Front passenger's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)
Heated front seats
Front center console with dual-access armrest and dual-level storage compartments
Rear-seat center armrest with locking trunk pass-through
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
Simulated wood-grained trim
Safety & Security (6 Speed Automatic)
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) child-seat mounting system
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Side-impact door beams
Audio (6 Speed Automatic)
Acura/Bose® 10-speaker Surround-Sound System with 6-disc in-dash CD, DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA and DTS®-featured changer and AM/FM tuner
XM® Radio
USB Audio Interface with iPod® integration
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Bluetooth® Audio
Radio Data System (RDS)
Exterior (6 Speed Automatic)
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close, auto reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down
Auto-on/off xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights
Fog lights
Mirror-integrated LED directional signals, taillights, brakelights, side marker lights and Center High Mount Stop Light
Engine (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Engine Type
Aluminum-alloy V-6
Displacement (liters)
3.7
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net)
300 @ 6300
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm)
271 @ 5000
Valvetrain
24-valve, SOHC VTEC®
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
Throttle Control
Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating
ULEV-2
Tune-Up Interval
100k +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups
Chassis (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Suspension
4-wheel independent double-wishbone front / multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear)
30.0 mm / 19.0 mm
Steering
Electronic variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb
38.7 ft
4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS
12.6" ventilated front with 4-piston caliper / 12.2" ventilated rear
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Wheels
18 x 8.0 aluminum-alloy with noise-reducing technology
Tires
P245/45 R18 96V high-performance all-season
Drivetrain (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Type
Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Driveshaft
Carbon-fiber reinforced
Maximum Torque Distribution Range (front:rear)
80:20 to 30:70
Maximum Left/Right Distribution of Available Rear-Wheel Torque (left:right)
100:0 to 0:100
Transmission
6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.36
  • 2nd: 2.10
  • 3rd: 1.49
  • 4th: 1.07
  • 5th: 0.75
  • 6th: 0.56
  • Reverse: 2.27
  • Final Drive: 3.72
General Specifications (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway/combined)
17/24/20
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 U.S. gallons (73.3 liters)
Required Fuel
Premium unleaded 91 octane
Curb Weight
4112 lbs (1865 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear)
58/42
Dimensions (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Headroom (front/rear)
38.5 in (977 mm) / 37.2 in (948 mm)
Legroom (front/rear)
42.4 in (1076 mm) / 36.3 in (923 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/rear)
58.5 in (1487 mm) / 56.1 in (1426 mm)
Hiproom (front/rear)
55.1 in (1400 mm) / 54.0 in (1372 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume
99.1 cu ft
EPA Cargo Volume
13.8 cu ft
Wheelbase
110.2 in (2800 mm)
Length
195.8 in (4973 mm)
Height
57.2 in (1455 mm)
Width
72.7 in (1847 mm)
Track (front/rear)
62.0 in (1576) / 62.4 in (1585 mm)
Comfort & Convenience (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Dual-zone, dual-mode automatic climate control system with air filtration
Rear-passenger ventilation
Keyless Access System with Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, steering column, side mirrors, climate control and select audio and available navigation settings
Power windows with auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Remote- and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Active Sound Control
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, Multi-Information Display and voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Electronic tilt and telescopic steering column
Maintenance Minder™ system
Ambient cabin lighting (front footwells, console and rear seats)
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated door handles
Remote retractable rear-seat head restraints
Power rear sunshade
Rear side sunshades (manual)
Automatic dimming rearview mirror
12-volt power outlets (center console and front armrest)
Seating & Interior (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Perforated leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)
Front passenger's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)
Heated front seats
Front center console with dual-access armrest and dual-level storage compartments
Rear-seat center armrest with locking trunk pass-through
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
Simulated wood-grained trim
Safety & Security (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) child-seat mounting system
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Side-impact door beams
Audio (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Acura/Bose® 10-speaker Surround-Sound System with 6-disc in-dash CD, DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA and DTS®-featured changer and AM/FM tuner
USB Audio Interface with iPod® integration
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Bluetooth® Audio
Radio Data System (RDS)
Exterior (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close, auto reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down
Auto-on/off xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights
Fog lights
Mirror-integrated LED directional signals, taillights, brakelights, side marker lights and Center High Mount Stop Light
Technology Package (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition,™ Traffic Rerouting,™ rearview camera and Zagat Survey® ratings and reviews
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic and Weather™
GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone, dual-mode automatic climate control system with air filtration
Active Front Lighting System (AFS)
Body-colored rear parking sensors
Heated and ventilated front seats
XM® Radio with Note function music-reminder
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface with phone-book exchange
Automated Appointments™
Simulated wood-grained steering wheel and gearshift knob trim
Advance Package (6 Speed Automatic with Advance Package)
Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
Power-folding side mirrors
Genuine wood trim
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and e-pretensioner system (front)
Engine (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Engine Type
Aluminum-alloy V-6
Displacement (liters)
3.7
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net)
300 @ 6300
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm)
271 @ 5000
Valvetrain
24-valve, SOHC VTEC®
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
Throttle Control
Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating
ULEV-2
Tune-Up Interval
100k +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups
Chassis (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Suspension
4-wheel independent double-wishbone front / multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear)
30.0 mm / 19.0 mm
Steering
Electronic variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb
38.7 ft
4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS
12.6" ventilated front with 4-piston caliper / 12.2" ventilated rear
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Wheels
18 x 8.0 aluminum-alloy with noise-reducing technology
Tires
P245/45 R18 96V high-performance all-season
Drivetrain (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Type
Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Driveshaft
Carbon-fiber reinforced
Maximum Torque Distribution Range (front:rear)
80:20 to 30:70
Maximum Left/Right Distribution of Available Rear-Wheel Torque (left:right)
100:0 to 0:100
Transmission
6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.36
  • 2nd: 2.10
  • 3rd: 1.49
  • 4th: 1.07
  • 5th: 0.75
  • 6th: 0.56
  • Reverse: 2.27
  • Final Drive: 3.72
General Specifications (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway/combined)
17/24/20
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 U.S. gallons (73.3 liters)
Required Fuel
Premium unleaded 91 octane
Curb Weight
4112 lbs (1865 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear)
58/42
Dimensions (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Headroom (front/rear)
38.5 in (977 mm) / 37.2 in (948 mm)
Legroom (front/rear)
42.4 in (1076 mm) / 36.3 in (923 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/rear)
58.5 in (1487 mm) / 56.1 in (1426 mm)
Hiproom (front/rear)
55.1 in (1400 mm) / 54.0 in (1372 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume
99.1 cu ft
EPA Cargo Volume
13.8 cu ft
Wheelbase
110.2 in (2800 mm)
Length
195.8 in (4973 mm)
Height
57.2 in (1455 mm)
Width
72.7 in (1847 mm)
Track (front/rear)
62.0 in (1576) / 62.4 in (1585 mm)
Comfort & Convenience (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Dual-zone, dual-mode automatic climate control system with air filtration
Rear-passenger ventilation
Keyless Access System with Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, steering column, side mirrors, climate control and select audio and available navigation settings
Power windows with auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Remote- and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Active Sound Control
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, Multi-Information Display and voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Electronic tilt and telescopic steering column
Maintenance Minder™ system
Ambient cabin lighting (front footwells, console and rear seats)
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated door handles
Remote retractable rear-seat head restraints
Power rear sunshade
Rear side sunshades (manual)
Automatic dimming rearview mirror
12-volt power outlets (center console and front armrest)
Seating & Interior (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Perforated leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)
Front passenger's 10-way power seat (8-way power seat with 2-way power lumbar support)
Heated front seats
Front center console with dual-access armrest and dual-level storage compartments
Rear-seat center armrest with locking trunk pass-through
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
Simulated wood-grained trim
Safety & Security (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) child-seat mounting system
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Side-impact door beams
Audio (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Acura/Bose® 10-speaker Surround-Sound System with 6-disc in-dash CD, DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA and DTS®-featured changer and AM/FM tuner
USB Audio Interface with iPod® integration
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Bluetooth® Audio
Radio Data System (RDS)
Exterior (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close, auto reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down
Auto-on/off xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights
Fog lights
Mirror-integrated LED directional signals, taillights, brakelights, side marker lights and Center High Mount Stop Light
Technology Package (6 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition,™ Traffic Rerouting,™ rearview camera and Zagat Survey® ratings and reviews
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic and Weather™
GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone, dual-mode automatic climate control system with air filtration
Active Front Lighting System (AFS)
Body-colored rear parking sensors
Heated and ventilated front seats
XM® Radio with Note function music-reminder
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface with phone-book exchange
Automated Appointments™
Simulated wood-grained steering wheel and gearshift knob trim