2005 Acura RL Video
Over-the-top tech feature: All 2005 Scion xB models are equipped with an advanced stability-control system--unique in the less-than-$15-grand category.
Over-the-top tech feature: The two-position intelligent entry system adjusts the pedals, the outside mirrors, and the driver's seat to preset values.
In 2005, Acura's RL was the first car we gave an Editor's Choice to, mainly thanks to the car's forward-thinking tech. Now eight years later, can Acura recapture the magic?
Acura's largest vehicle has room for seven and a lot of tech.
Wayne Cunningham takes a closer look at the Acura RLX at the New York Auto show 2012. This vehicle comes with all new tech inside and under the hood.
Redesigned for 2009, this Acura TSX is loaded with tech, but is that enough?
Over-the-top tech feature: The Audi A6's doors unlock when its air bags deploy.
The 2005 Acura TSX is a good all-around, fun-to-drive car with only a few minor shortcomings in the design and electronics departments.
Over-the-top tech feature: Hybrid system batteries carry an 8-year, 100,000-mile warranty in most states and a 10-year, 150,000-mile warranty in California.
Over-the-top tech feature: The touch-screen GPS navigation system displays 3D renderings of buildings in major cities to help identify surroundings.
2005 Acura RL Review
The good: Navigation system shows live traffic conditions; sophisticated digital audio system; voice recognition covers many functions; Bluetooth hands-free system; all of the above come standard.
The bad: Hard-to-learn center console screen interface; no backup camera or DVD video.
The bottom line: The 2005 Acura RL offers one of the richest blends of technologies in a car today.
2005 Acura RL Specs
Part number: 100444153
- Product Basic Spec