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2004 Acura RL - Specs

2004 Acura RL

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Engine Specs
Powertrain Specs
Chassis Specs
Capacities Specs
Exterior Dimensions
Interior Dimensions

Engine 2004 Acura 3.5 RL
3.5-liter, SOHC 90-degree V-6
Horsepower, SAE Net
225 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque 231 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
Redline 5900 rpm
Bore and Stroke 3.54 in x 3.58 in (90 mm x 91 mm)
Displacement 212 cu in (3474 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) with 3-stage Variable Induction System
Valvetrain 4-valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft
Engine Block Aluminum alloy with cast-in iron cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy with 4-valves-per-cylinder with pent-roof combustion chambers
Emission Control Three-way catalytic converter
Electronically controlled LEV emission control
Ignition System Direct ingnition system with knock control
110 amp max
Battery 12V, maintenance free
Recommended Fuel Premium Unleaded, 91 Octane

Powertrain 2004 Acura 3.5 RL
Layout Longitudinally mounted, front engine, front wheel drive
Transmission 4-speed automatic with lock-up torque converter (in 2nd, 3rd and 4th gears) and Grade Logic Control
Transmissions Gear Ratios:
     1st 2.458
     2nd 1.454
     3rd 0.948
     4th 0.652
  Reverse 1.880
Final (Secondary) 1.333
Final Drive 3.133

Chassis 2004 Acura 3.5 RL
Body Type
All-steel unit body
Front Suspension Front Independent double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar
Rear Independent double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar
Shock Absorbers Gas-pressurized with Acura Progressive Valve technology, front and rear
Stabilizer Bars Front 1.18 in. (30 mm) diameter
Rear 0.83 in. (21 mm) diameter
Steering Type Speed-sensitive, variable power-assisted, rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 16.0:1
Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock) 3.35
Turning Circle (curb to curb) 36.1 ft (11.0 m)
Wheels 16 x 7.0 JJ cast-aluminum alloy
Tires P225/55R16 94V Michelin All-Season MXM4
Braking System Power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Front Discs Ventilated 11.8 in (300 mm) diameter;
1.1 in (28 mm) rotor thickness
Rear Discs Solid 11.1 in (282 mm) diameter;
0.47 in (12 mm) rotor thickness
Total Swept Area Front 63.5 sq in (409.6 cm2)
Rear 35.0 sq in (225.9 cm2)
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) 4-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 for traction control and stability enhancement

Capacities / EPA Mileage 2004 Acura 3.5 RL
5.6 US qt (5.3 L) Total
Cooling System 9.1 US qt (8.6 L) Total
Fuel tank 18.0 US gallons (68.0 L)
EPA Fuel Mileage - City/Highway 18 / 24

Exterior Dimensions 2004 Acura 3.5 RL
Wheelbase 114.6 in (2910 mm)
Track front 61.0 in (1550 mm)
rear 60.6 in (1540 mm)
Overall Length 196.6 in (4995 mm)
Overall Width 71.6 in (1820 mm)
Overall Height (unladen) 54.5 in (1,385 mm)
Minimum Ground Clearance
4.9 in (125 mm)
Curb Weight
3,893 lbs (1,766 kg)
Curb Weight without Acura Navigation System 3,880 lbs (1,760 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front / rear)


Interior and Trunk Dimensions Front Rear
Head Room 38.8 in (985 mm) 36.8 in (935 mm)
Leg Room 42.1 in (1070 mm) 35.4 in (900 mm)
Hip Room 55.7 in (1415 mm) 56.5 in (1435 mm)
Shoulder Room 56.9 in (1445 mm) 56.3 in (1430 mm)
Passenger Volumes 96.5 cu ft: 54.0 front, 42.5 rear
Cargo Volume 14.0 cu ft
Total Volume 110.5 cu ft

Warranty 2004 Acura 3.5 RL
4-year / 50,000-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