This is my 4th RL; the exterior design, while well executed, is boring. It is solid but not as reassuring to drive as the previous models. It is surpringly fast when passing. The fit and finish are as expected; the metallic paint is beautiful. The voice activation system remains a mystery, but the navigation system is easier to use than before: no need to touch the screen. The front doors are larger than they need to be and are hard to reach to close. In general, getting in and out is not as easy in this model. Steering is lighter than expected; road and wind noise can be intrusive, but for the excellent sound system. The trunk floor is not flat.
build quality; Bluetooth; XM radio; navi system
Less complicated electronics; make settings apply to both keys; move head restraints closer to the head; make passenger seat fully adjustable; add A/C to seats; eliminate ridge in trunk floor and enlarge trunk; redesign to resemble older models; eliminate road, wind noise; front doors s/be smaller