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Solid, Competent Luxury Sedan
By Craig528 on
Vehicle1990 Acura Legend LS 4dr Sedan
ReviewI bought this car from its original owners about 1.5 years ago--since driven it 44,000 miles (total of 194,000). Rides well, very fast--hard to cruise at less than 80 mph. Acceleration is authoritative. The car handles passably at a modest pace, but front wheel drive discourages enthusiastic driving. Quality of interior materials is excellent. Control layout and gauges are superb, simple to operate. The seats are comfortable and supportive. DO NOT expect parts to be cheap for these cars--many parts are now special- order. On the other hand, this car has never left me stranded.
Best FeaturesExceedingly smooth, quite fast. Many nice features; handy storage compartments; tinted glass moonroof is much nicer than a mere sunroof; rich interior, solid build quality, quiet engine. Good in inclement weather. 1986-1990 Legends are truly bargains today.
Worst FeaturesExterior styling is elegant, but a bit too understated by today's standards. Parts and labor are frankly overpriced. Disappointing handling (for a BMW fan). Leather is wearing prematurely in some places. Prone to rust around the rear wheel wells. Other minor quibbles.
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