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2012 Acura RL

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Acura RL highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

17 city, 24 highway, 20 combined

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What is new for the 2012 Acura RL?

  • RL trims have been upgraded with A/C Seat(s), Automated Cruise Control, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, and Navigation System as standard equipment this year.
  • DVD Video System features are now available as options on select trims.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

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RepairPal gave the Acura RL an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Acura RL 9th out of 48 among Luxury Fullsize Cars.

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Acura RL is $397, compared to an average of $725 for Luxury Fullsize Cars and $591 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

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 1.7 times for Luxury Fullsize Cars and 1.3 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

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 17% for Luxury Fullsize Cars and 14% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Acura RL features and specs

Base 4WD/AWD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • 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)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • 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
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Rear Entertainment System
  • Satellite Radio Ready

Drive Wheels

All Wheel Drive (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

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