Absolutely reliable. Smooth and quiet on the road, OK power. Layout of controls very convenient, esp. sound system controls on steering wheel. Design is very good, my car has been mistaken for Mercedes and Lexus. A tremendous value
I bought the car new in 1998. This has
to be one of the reliable cars ever
built. Routine maintenance and one
window motor replacement is all this
car has ever needed. It's very
comfortable on long trips and easy to
maneuver in the city. Build quality is
outstanding. Inside and out it looks
like the day it bought it. Acura has
earned my loyalty.
Maintenance free car, gotta love it.
I would have hoped for a little better
gas milage but only for an equally
I owned both the 1988 and 1991 Acura
Legend. I have been nothing but
dissapointed with the 98 RL. This
year both rear electric window
mechanisms broke. The plastic pulley
wheel in the door (a $1 part) broke
(on both doors within two months of
each other). The cost for each $244.
You can only replace the entire motor
The power is lacking in the motor.
The noise inside is noticeably louder
than both of my previous legends.
On the bright side, it is as reliable
as the sun rising. One turn of the
key and it is ready to get me to work.
I am very pleased with my RL.
Although, I bought it Certified, so
far its in excellent condition. I
really enjoy driving this car and
watching and hearing everyone gloat
There are so many quality features. I
wasn't even aware that some of its
features were available in 1998. Every
week I'm learning something new about
my RL. I really enjoy the A/C and
music control on the steering wheel.
Seat could be a little more
comfortable and the leather wrinkles