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2004 Acura RL Sedan - Consumer Reviews

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3.5 3.5L V6 4-speed Automatic - (76 reviews )
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By NFB
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2004 Acura RL Sedan 3.5 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Need following for such a pricy car: compass and milage computer in standard model; much larger HP engine; luxery fetures inside like others in it's class. Car does flow nice on open highway


Best Features

Drive while crusing at 70mph. Interior


Worst Features

hp IN ENGINE A LITTLE MORE SPORTY THINGS Luxerey car features- computer, compass..


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Not worth the money
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By Al Greco
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2004 Acura RL Sedan 3.5 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Actually my lease is a 2002. This car simply is not worth the dollars for the lease. The ride is just OK, the handling is poor compared to the Toyota Avalon which was my previous auto. The performance again, not as good. The interior back seat is too small for the average size man. No leg room. The reliability I have no complaints about.


Best Features

Style (Looks)


Worst Features

Larger engine, better handling, more interior room


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2004 Acura RL
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By RLinPGH
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2004 Acura RL Sedan 3.5 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


Review

A very solid car. I like the classic (others call is bland) styling. The 2004 does not have the acceleration of the TL, but the ride in the RL is nicer and quieter. The interior leather on the RL also is higher quality. I looked at a Lexus ES-330 for $33,000ish and a Toyota Avalon at $31,000. The RL at $37,000 was more than I wanted to spend, but I really am happy I did.


Best Features

Navigation system, On-Star and XM radio. I just moved to a new city and the navigation system has been fantastic. It doesn't always know the best/fastest way, but you NEVER get lost and always have a map at your disposal.


Worst Features

The gas tank reportedly holds 18 gallons. Twice I have driven with the gas light until the car started stuttering. Both times I immediately bought gas. The car took 16.4. Either it does not hold 18 gallons or the tank design is flawed. With over 1 gallon left it should not stutter.


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RL-Refined Luxury
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By Bucciarelli
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2004 Acura RL Sedan 3.5 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


Review

Last year for this body style for the '04 Acura RL so you can negotiate a great price on the flagship Acura car. It is fully loaded including navigation system, OnStar, heated seats, XM Radio and real wood trim. This car may not turn heads with its dated body style but it will provide you a luxurious, quiet, and spacious ride while providing years of quality and enjoyment from the precision craftsmanship.


Best Features

Navigation system, XM Radio, 6-disc CD Changer in dash, On star, heated seats, front wheel drive, dash VERY easy to read and illuminated well


Worst Features

Needs more horsepower, new body style, rear sunshade, rear heated seats.


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Best car for the money
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By Douglas Don Carlos
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2004 Acura RL Sedan 3.5 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Excellent car, luxo cruiser, built like a tank, excellent dealer service...I love this car..Great leather intirior, I beet the hell out of my cars...this think is tough...


Best Features

Ride, dependability, performance, smooth engine, interior lay out great


Worst Features

A little better styling, the new RL will do it


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