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Acura RL Features

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Available Features for the Acura RL

  

Model Year 2012
Model RL
Trim Base
Engines  
3.7L V6
OHC-4v
303 hp@6300
273 lb-ft@5000
 3.7L V6<br>OHC-4v<br>303 hp@6300 <br>273 lb-ft@5000 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature.
Drivetrains  
AWD AWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
245/45VR18 tires 245/45VR18 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
Bose, 260W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer) Bose, 260W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer) is a standard feature.
Accessories  
Active noise reductionCancels out interior noise by playing the opposite noise through the vehicle's speakers.   Active noise reduction is a standard feature.
Cancels out interior noise by playing the opposite noise through the vehicle's speakers.
Adaptive cruise controlAutomatically maintains set distance behind preceding vehicle as well as set speed. Minimum speed around 30 mph. Replaces regular cruise control, and includes its value.   Adaptive cruise control is an optional feature.
Automatically maintains set distance behind preceding vehicle as well as set speed. Minimum speed around 30 mph. Replaces regular cruise control, and includes its value.
Cruise control  
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.   Proximity key is a standard feature.
Enter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote window/roof operationOperate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature.
Operate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.
Sunshade, rear, powerGreatly reduces the amount of sunlight entering the rear window. Includes the value of manual rear shade.   Sunshade, rear, power is a standard feature.
Greatly reduces the amount of sunlight entering the rear window. Includes the value of manual rear shade.
Sunshades, second rowGreatly reduce the amount of sunlight entering the rear side windows. Retract into rear doors.   Sunshades, second row is a standard feature.
Greatly reduce the amount of sunlight entering the rear side windows. Retract into rear doors.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.   Universal garage door opener is a standard feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.   Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Alarm is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Automatic braking, high-speed or partialIf collision detection system senses imminent collision, applies moderate braking.   Automatic braking, high-speed or partial is an optional feature.
If collision detection system senses imminent collision, applies moderate braking.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.   Brake assist is a standard feature.
When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Daytime running lights (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Daytime running lights (optional) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Forward collision warningAlerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.   Forward collision warning is an optional feature.
Alerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.   Obstacle detection, rear is an optional feature.
Beeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation systemPrepares brakes (and sometimes also seat belts) for use when radar detects an imminent collision. Might also move seats and close windows. Early Lexus system used laser.   Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system is an optional feature.
Prepares brakes (and sometimes also seat belts) for use when radar detects an imminent collision. Might also move seats and close windows. Early Lexus system used laser.
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.   Rearview camera is an optional feature.
Rearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management  
Cargo net Cargo net is a standard feature.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Rear seat pass-throughUsually concealed behind a stowed armrest. Enables long items like skis to be carried without folding the rear seat.   Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature.
Usually concealed behind a stowed armrest. Enables long items like skis to be carried without folding the rear seat.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.   Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature.
Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.   CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature.
Includes CD player.
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature.
Temperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
DVD-Audio-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing DVD-Audio discs.   DVD-Audio-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing DVD-Audio discs.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.   Navigation system is an optional feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.   Rear air vents is a standard feature.
Vents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.   Satellite radio is a standard feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
Speed-sensitive wipersOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Speed-sensitive wipers is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Surround sound Surround sound is a standard feature.
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.   Traffic + travel information is an optional feature.
Information about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.   USB port is a standard feature.
Often permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.   Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature.
Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
Exterior  
Bodyside moldingsMoldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.   Bodyside moldings is a standard feature.
Moldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Chrome or polished metal exhaust tip.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Chrome or polished metal exhaust tip.
Sunroof Sunroof is a standard feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.   Automatic headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.   Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.   Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Interior ambient lightingLEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.   Interior ambient lighting is a standard feature.
LEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Mirror tilt-down in reverseOne or both exterior mirrors tilt down when the transmission is in reverse, to provide view of the curb.   Mirror tilt-down in reverse is a standard feature.
One or both exterior mirrors tilt down when the transmission is in reverse, to provide view of the curb.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
Power-folding mirrorsMirrors fold and unfold with the touch of a button inside the vehicle. Good for narrow roads and parking lots.   Power-folding mirrors is an optional feature.
Mirrors fold and unfold with the touch of a button inside the vehicle. Good for narrow roads and parking lots.
Steering-linked headlightsHeadlights swivel when steering wheel is turned.   Steering-linked headlights is an optional feature.
Headlights swivel when steering wheel is turned.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.   Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature.
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.   Xenon HID headlights is a standard feature.
Provide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.
Powertrain  
Active rear differentialActively splits power between the left and right rear wheels, which generally yields sportier handling.   Active rear differential is a standard feature.
Actively splits power between the left and right rear wheels, which generally yields sportier handling.
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.   Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls is a standard feature.
Paddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 3-person bench Second-row 3-person bench is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Cooled or ventilated front seats Cooled or ventilated front seats is an optional feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is a standard feature.
Leather door panel trim Leather door panel trim is a standard feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.   Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  
Memory system, driver seat Memory system, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, driver seat Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, passenger seat Power height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.   Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power-adjustable lower back support.
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seatPower-adjustable lower back support.   Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power-adjustable lower back support.
Power recliner, driver seat Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power recliner, passenger seat Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Power-folding headrests, second row seatsFold at press of a button on the instrument panel, to improve rearward visibility.   Power-folding headrests, second row seats is a standard feature.
Fold at press of a button on the instrument panel, to improve rearward visibility.
Wood trimReal wood trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console.   Wood trim is an optional feature.
Real wood trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console.
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheelReal wood comprises part of the steering wheel rim.   Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature.
Real wood comprises part of the steering wheel rim.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
All-season tires All-season tires is a standard feature.
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is a standard feature.

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Option Package Contents

Advance Package

Features
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Wood trim
Adaptive cruise control
Power-folding mirrors
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system

Technology Package

Features
Obstacle detection, rear
Rearview camera
Voice control for nav and audio
Traffic + travel information
Navigation system
Cooled or ventilated front seats
Steering-linked headlights
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel
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