Used 2004 Acura RL Sedan

2004 Acura RL
List price
2004 Acura RL

Pros

  • Quiet cabin, smooth ride, standardized features list, excellent build quality.

Cons

  • Lackadaisical acceleration, some luxury features not available, little inclination for sport, costs as much as more modern European sedans.

Used 2004 Acura RL Sedan for Sale

Acura RL 2004 3.5 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
182,315 miles
Used 2004
Acura RL
3.5
(3)
Audi Chantilly
9.3 mi away
List$1,988
Est.Loan: $41/mo
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Acura RL 2004 3.5 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A)
144,774 miles
Used 2004
Acura RL
3.5
(2)
Bob Wade Subaru
87.4 mi away
ListNot Listed
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Edmunds' Expert Review

With an overdue redesign on the way, the RL is hard to recommend against equally priced but considerably more modern competitors.

2004 Highlights

The RL receives only minor changes for the 2004 model year. The dash has been slightly revised to accommodate a newly available XM radio. To accompany the digital-quality sound from XM radio, there's a new Bose audio system with two additional speakers and an in-dash six-disc CD changer. The previously optional navigation system is now standard on the RL, as is driver-side power lumbar adjustment.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2004 Acura RL.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Perfect sedan for the Money
jasonwipf,07/15/2012
Perfect Used sedan for the money. Why spend 40-70k for luxury sedans when you can get a 2004 Acura for 10-13K??? They changed the styling in 2005 and its completely different. The newer ones are sporty and pre-2005 they are luxury. I have owned 2 so far they are that great. my 1998 RL I ran to 265,000 before giving to my sister inlaw who is still running it today. And my 2004 I picked up with 88K and know it will go easily to 300K miles. thats over 200,000 of luxury car for only $14K (thats on the high side for buying it in 2012 but it was a cherry! and worth every penny).
Just Love the RL
jasminebree,07/07/2012
I just bought my 4th RL. This was a 1 owner with 60,000 miles and it is just like new. The Navigation works great, the power lumbar support is phenomenal, moving the CD's to a more accessible location helps...
Fun car to drive packed with luxury (04 RL)
mike900,06/05/2014
I bought this car more than two years ago with 78000 miles on it. I've put more than 13000 miles on my 04 RL and there's absolutely zero issue! So you can see the reliability of this car. I only changed the air filter myself, one of the headlight hit its lifetime I did it myself too. It is easy to DIY with these common consumables. This generation of RL is the last of the honda legend. It kinds of combines the luxury and sporty driving experience. The horsepower of the engine is not really impressive giving the weight of the car is like an mid size SUV. But the acceleration is pretty good. I live in midwest and the front wheel drive has good traction in the winter too. mpg is crappy..
A must have
luvmyrl,04/22/2003
I love this car, XM radio, Voice activated navigational system. Better sounds system. I didn't think they could improve on the RL, I was wrong.
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Features & Specs

MPG
16 city / 22 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
225 hp @ 5200 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Poor
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Acceptable

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Used 2004 Acura RL Sedan Overview

The Used 2004 Acura RL Sedan is offered in the following styles: 3.5 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 4A).

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Should I lease or buy a 2004 Acura RL?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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