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HEADLINES

1998 Acura 3.5 RL Specifications

SPECIFICATIONS

Engine Type

3.5-liter, SOHC, V-6

Horsepower, SAE net

210 hp @ 5200 rpm

Torque, SAE net

224 lbs-ft @ 2800 rpm

Redline

5900 rpm

Fuel Cutoff

5900 rpm

Bore & Stroke

3.54 in x 3.58 in
(90.0 mm x 91.0 mm)

Displacement

212 cu in (3474 cc)

Compression Ratio

9.6:1

Induction System

PGM-FI with 3-stage variable induction system

Valvetrain

4 valves per cylinder, with hydraulic lash adjusters

Engine Block

Cast aluminum with cast-in cylinder liners

Cylinder Head

Cast aluminum with 4 valves per cylinder and centrally located spark plug

Emission Control

3-way catalytic converter + EGR

Ignition System

Electronic direct ignition with individual coils

Alternator

110 amp max.

Battery

12V, maintenance-free

Recommended Fuel

Premium unleaded 91 octane

Body Type

Unit body

Front Suspension

Independent double-wishbone

Rear Suspension

Independent double-wishbone

Shock Absorbers

Hydraulic gas-pressurized with progressive valve technology, front and rear

Stabilizer Bars

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Front Diameter

1.13 in (28.6 mm)

Rear Diameter

0.67 in (17.0 mm)

Steering Type

Rotary-valve, variable power-assist, speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion

Steering Ratio

16.0:1

Steering Wheel Turns, lock-to-lock

3.35

Turning Diameter

36.1 ft (11.0 m)

Wheels

6.5JJ x 16 cast-aluminum alloy

Tires

P215/60 R16 94V M+S

Braking System

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Front Discs

Ventilated, 11.0 in (280 mm) diameter, 0.91 in (23 mm) rotor thickness

Rear Discs

11.0 in (280 mm) diameter, 0.35 in (9 mm) rotor thickness

Total Swept Area

Front: 229.2 sq in (1479 cm2)
Rear: 186.9 sq in (1206 cm2)

Parking Brake

Foot actuated on rear disc

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

Acura-designed system with four wheel-speed sensors and electronic/hydraulic control unit

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POWERTRAIN

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Type

4-speed automatic with lock-up torque converter (in 2nd, 3rd and 4th gears)

Transmission Ratios (:1)

Automatic Transmission

1st

2.458

2nd

1.454

3rd

0.948

4th

0.652

Reverse

1.880

Final (Secondary)

1.333

Final Drive

3.133

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CAPACITIES

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Crankcase

4.2 U.S. quarts (4.0 liters) refill capacity, not including filter

Cooling System

8.2 U.S. quarts (7.8 liters)

Fuel Tank

18.0 U.S. gallons (68 liters)

Passenger Volume

96.5 cu ft: 54.0 front, 42.5 rear

EPA Cargo Volume (trunk)

14.0 cu ft

Total Volume

110.5 cu ft

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FUEL ECONOMY

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Factory Estimated Fuel Mileage, City/Highway*
* California figures are the same.

19/25

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EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

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Wheelbase

114.6 in (2910 mm)

Track, front

61.02 in (1550 mm)

Track, rear

60.63 in (1540 mm)

Overall length

195.1 in (4955 mm)

Overall width

71.3 in (1810 mm)

Height*

54.5 in (1385 mm)
* measured at the Manufacturers Design Load Weight

Minimum Ground Clearance

4.9 in (125 mm)
* measured at the Manufacturers Design Load Weight

Curb Weight

3660 lbs (1660 kg) (RL)
3693 lbs (1675 kg) (Premium)

Weight Distribution (% F/R)

60 / 40

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INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

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Front

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Head Room

38.8 in

Leg Room

42.1 in (1070 mm)

Hip Room

55.7 in (1415 mm)

Shoulder Room

56.9 in (1445 mm)

Rear

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Head Room

36.8 in (935 mm)

Leg Room

35.4 in (900 mm)

Hip Room

56.5 in (1435 mm)

Shoulder Room

56.9 in (1445 mm)

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WARRANTIES

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Vehicle

4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty

Outer Body Rust-Through

5-year / unlimited-mile limited warranty

Roadside Assistance (TLC)

4-year / 50,000-miles

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