2001 Acura RL 4-Door Sedan Specs

4-Door Sedan
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/24 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.5L
EPA Class Mid-Size
Style Name Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission Electronically-controlled 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD, grade logic control


EPA Classification Mid-Size
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3858
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 114.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.5
Length, Overall (in) 196.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200
Displacement 3.5L/212
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 224 @ 2800
Fuel System PGM-FI
Engine Type Gas V6
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.454
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.880
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 0.948
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.458
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.652
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.133
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.1
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.47
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.35
Steering Type Variable Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Rear Tire Size P215/60VR16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size 135/80R16
Front Tire Size P215/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16" x 7.0"
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16" x 7.0"
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.13
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-channel, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
Driver & front passenger airbags
Seat-mounted front side impact airbags w/passenger occupant size...
3-point front/rear outboard seat belts w/front height adjustment
Child-proof rear door locks
Rear child seat tether anchors
Traction control
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)
5-mph bumpers
Side-guard door beams
Front/rear crumple zones


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 50,000
Roadside Assistance Years 4

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.2
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -