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2003 Acura RL Comparisons

Base Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $43,150.00 $43,935.00 $40,220.00
Destination $500.00 $685.00 $635.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.5L V6 2.9L I6 3.9L V8
Horsepower 225 @ 5200 RPM 268 @ 5200 RPM 280 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 231 @ 2800 RPM 280 @ 1800 RPM 286 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3474 2922 3934
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.6 3.2 X 3.5 3.4 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 9.6:1 8.7:1 10.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 18 19 18
Highway (mpg) 24 26 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3869.1 3653.1 3754.5
Wheelbase (in.) 114.6 109.9 114.5
Length (in.) 196.6 189.8 193.9
Width (in.) 71.6 72.1 73.2
Height (in.) 54.5 57.2 56.1
Track Front (in.) 61.0 62.3 60.6
Track Rear (in.) 60.6 61.4 60.7
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.8 37.5 40.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 36.8 37.6 37.3
Front Legroom (in.) 42.1 42.2 42.8
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.4 35.9 36.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 56.9 58.0 57.6
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.3 56.9 57.0
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.7 55.3 53.0
Rear Hip Room (in.) 56.5 55.0 54.7

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 96.2 N/A 103.9

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone multi-link wishbone
Tires 225/55R16 225/50R17 235/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes Yes N/A
CD Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Changer Yes N/A Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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