2005 Acura RL Overview

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2005 Acura RL Overview

The 2005 RL was almost completely different from its predecessor, seeming to retain only the name. Acura revamped its full-size luxury sedan inside and outside, from the engine to the electronics.

The result was outstanding. Acura got much-deserved press for its SH-AWD (Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive). It has a new system which divvies up the 260 lb-ft of torque produced by the 3.5-liter V6 across all tires, both front-and-back and left-and-right. The horsepower is upped to 300 horses, and the transmission is granted an extra speed (now a 5-speed Automatic Overdrive).

Drivers rave about this car. They love the solid, safe driving, the rapid acceleration, and the smooth ride. They also like the luxuries, such as voice-activated navigation, XM Satellite radio, and BlueTooth link. The biggest complaints center around the lack of a V8 engine, a rumored improvement to the RL that turned out to be vaporware.

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Yovani103014
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You Still Have It?

Hey I was wondering if you sti have the Acura RL 2005 ?

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How Do I Leave A Review On A Dealers Page?

Im trying to leave a review on a dealers page and can not seem to figure it out. help please

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No Ac Warm Air

recently , my acura rl 2005 ac went out. It responds to air temp changes but nothing but nothing but warm air is blown. It has gradually gone out. I/e it was intermittently cold then warm , and , no c...

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Check Starting System On 2005 Acura Rl

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2005 Acura Rl High Mileage - Reconstructed/rebuilt Title - Help Me Estimate...

2005 Acura RL 100k+ mi - Reconstructed Title - Help me estimate value...(KBB Private $11.500; NADA Retail Clean $13.400) --- front end damage 1 airbag deployed; repair looks good and car tracks fin...

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