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2012 Acura RL

Research, photos, specs, and expertise

Acura RL highlights

Customer reviews

5 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

17 city, 24 highway, 20 combined

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New for 2012

  • RL trims have been upgraded with Rear View Camera as standard equipment this year.
  • DVD Video System features are now available as options on select trims.

Explore Acura RL details

Base 4WD/AWD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Bluetooth Technology
  • DVD Video System
  • Satellite Radio Ready

Drive type

4WD/AWD

Engine size

3.7L

Horsepower

300

Torque (ft-lbs)

271

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

19.4

Wheelbase

110.2"

Overall length

195.8"

Width

72.7"

Height

57.2"

Leg room

F 42.4"/R 36.3"

Head room

F 38.5"/R 37.2"

Front tires

P245/45VR18

Rear tires

P245/45VR18

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

4
Excellent

RepairPal gave the Acura RL an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Acura RL 9th out of 54 among Luxury Fullsize Cars.

Cost

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Acura RL is $432, compared to an average of $764 for Luxury Fullsize Cars and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Frequency

According to RepairPal, Acura RL owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.5 times per year, compared to an average of 2.1 times for Luxury Fullsize Cars and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Severity

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 10% for the Acura RL, compared to an average of 15% for Luxury Fullsize Cars and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

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