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Engine 3.7L 6-Cylinder SOHC

  • Recommended Oil Viscosity: 5W-20

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 29 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 4.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.7L 6-Cylinder: 0.044''

Fuel

  • Capacity: 

    • 18.5 gal (70.0L )

Brake 

  • Type: Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3 preferred, or a DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid as a temporary replacement

Automatic Transmission Fluid

  • Type: Acura ATF DW-1 (automatic transmission fluid)

  • Capacity: 

    • 2WD: 3.3 qt (3.1 L)

    • SH-AWD:3.3 qt (3.1 L )

Manual Transmission Fluid

  • Capacity: 2.6 qt (2.5L )

Rear Differential Fluid

  • Type: Acura All-Wheel Drive Fluid (DPSF)

  • Capacity: 2.93 qt (2.77L)

Transfer Assembly Fluid

  • Capacity: 0.48 qt (0.45L)

Refrigerant

  • Type: HFC-134a (R-134a)

  • Capacity: 17.8 19.6 oz (505 555 g)

Washer Fluid

  • Capacity: 
    • U.S. Vehicle: 2.6 US qt (2.5 )

    • Canada Vehicle: 6.1 US qt (5.8 )

Powertrain


Engine:

  • 2005-08: 3.5L J35A8 V6 290 hp (220 kW)
  • 2009-12: 3.7L J37A2 V6 300 hp (220 kW)

Transmission

  • 2005-10: 5-speed automatic with sequential sport shift
  • 2011: 6-speed automatic

Fuel Consumption


acura 2005 to 2012

Safety Ratings


ACURA SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2012 ACURA RL Owners Manual

  2. ACURA RL - Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA| National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

Lights

Front Lights

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb: 9005

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H8-35W

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194NA

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 1157NA

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: HID-D2S

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 7440

  • Brake Light Bulb: LED

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 2825

  • Parking Light Bulb: 1157NA

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA

  • Tail Light BulbTail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Auto Trans Indicator Light Bulb: 74

  • Courtesy Light Bulb: 194

  • Dome Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Interior Door Light Bulb: 194

  • Map Light Bulb 175

  • Rear Reading Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Trunk Light Bulb 168

  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: TS-12V2W