Acura RL Experts

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Acura RL Model Overview

Acura RL Questions

Janiel Sewell

1999 Acura Rl Refuses To Move After I Connect O2 Sensor But Moves When Disc...

i want to know why this is happening. Sensors changed to new ones more than once.

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Saro Sarajlic

How Much Freon You Put On My 1998 Acura Rl 3.5 L

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Saro Sarajlic

My Mileage Number Stop Working What Should I Do

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Jeremy Johnson

Over Heating Issue

Upper hose gets hot lower hose stays cold,tryed 2 new thermostats with no luck and fans will not kick on. Anyone have any ideas?

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Michael Young

My 2000 Acura Rl Stared Over Heating Its Not Leaking My Fans Wont Come On A...

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Older Acura RL

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About the Acura RL

The Acura RL was first produced in 1996 to replace the Legend.  Although the "RL" officially stands for "Road Luxury," many surmised that it actually stood for "Replace Legend."  

The Acura RL has maintained its 3.5-liter V6 engine despite demands from drivers for more cylinders.  Horsepower started at 210, and torque at 224 lb-ft.  Horsepower for the 2007 RL is listed as 290 and the accompanying torque at 256 lb-ft.

The luxury sedan takes premium fuel, and mileage has hovered around 18 miles per gallon in the city, and 25 miles per gallon on the highway.  Drivers have complained about the fuel inefficiency, even though the Acura RL qualified as a low emissions car.

The RL line has struggled in the crowded luxury sedan market.  The recent technological improvements made during the 2005 redesign may help, but Acura may need to bump the engine up to a fuel-efficient V8 before the critics are quieted.