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2011 Acura RL

At a Glance

Pricing $48,200 - $56,150
Drive Types AWD
Engines 3.7l V6
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 17 (city), 24 (highway)

Overview Information

The RL is positioned as the flagship sedan of Acura's lineup. The RL boasts a number of advanced performance, design, technology and safety features which were unprecedented when the current model debuted in 2005. The powertrain features a 3.7L V6 and a 6-speed automatic delivering power to all four wheels via the SH-AWD (TM) system. This system varies torque front/back and side/side on the rear axle. The interior is finished in leather, wood and aluminum with LED backlit instrumentation. Active noise cancellation quiets the cabin. An optional satellite navigation system incorporates real-time traffic information to avoid traffic jams in big cities. Would-be buyers of the RL won't be disappointed with its quality or content, but many may be tempted by the similarly sized and equipped TL for less money.

Official Word:

The RL luxury performance sedan has long served as one of Acura's most technologically advanced vehicles, and for 2012 such use of technology abounds. Whether it be advance technology applied to the engine, chassis or interior- the RL owner will reap the benefits in the form of performance, safety and comfort. Featuring bold looks, a 300 horsepower engine and Acura's acclaimed Super Handling All-Wheel Drive(TM) (SH-AWD(TM)) system, the 2012 RL demonstrates that refined luxury is complemented...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
RL 3.7l V6 (300-bhp) A6 AWD 17/24/20 $48,200
RL Technology Package 3.7l V6 (300-bhp) A6 AWD 17/24/20 $52,350
RL Advance Package 3.7l V6 (300-bhp) A6 AWD 17/24/20 $56,150