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Default 2008 Acura RL - Specifications

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POWERTRAIN

Engine Type

3.5-liter, SOHC, 60-degree VTEC® V-6

Horsepower

290 hp@ 6200 rpm

Torque

256 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 ULEV-2 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

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

Ratios (:1) 1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5 th

Reverse

Final (secondary)

Final Drive
2.697

1.573

1.071

0.694

0.481

1.889

1.238

4.600
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 (32 mm x 22mm) diameter
0.09 inch (2.3 mm) wall thickness

Steering Type

Electronically controlled, speed-sensing, variable 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
Optional RL with Technology Package plus CMBS and PAX Tires:

17.0 x 8.0-inch aluminum alloy
18.0 x 8.0-inch aluminum alloy

Tires
Optional RL with Technology Package plus CMBS™ and PAX®:

P245/50R17 98V Michelin® high performance all-season
P245/680R 460A 102V Michelin® PAX® run-flat 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
CAPACITIES

Crankcase

5.3 US qt (5.0 L) Total

Cooling System

9.1 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
FUEL ECONOMY

City/Highway/Combined

16/24/19*
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

110.2 in

(2800 mm)

Track, front

62.0 in

(1576 mm)

Track, rear

62.4 in

(1585mm)

Overall Length

193.6 in

(4917 mm)

Overall Width

72.7 in

(1847mm)

Overall Height (unladen)

57.1 in

(1452 mm)

Minimum Ground Clearance

(non-load)

5.7 in

(145 mm)
WEIGHTS

Curb Weight (Base)

Technology package CMBS + PAX®

4014 lbs (1820 kg)

4076 lbs (1828 kg)

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

58/42
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

923mm)

Hip Room

54.0 in

(1372mm)

Shoulder Room

56.1in

(1426 mm)
WARRANTY
Vehicle 4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty
Powertrain 6-year / 70,000-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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