Our test car's base price was $44,000, and its sticker price was $44,435 including freight. Warranty:
The basic warranty is for four years or 50,000 miles. Point: Acura's 3.5RL uses a fuel-efficient V6 yet has throttle response almost like a V8. It is quiet, smooth and filled with luxury touches. Counterpoint: Its only drawback is that its goodness is hidden under conservative sheet metal. SPECS ENGINE: 3.5-liter, V6 TRANSMISSION: Automatic WHEELBASE: 114.6 inches CURB WEIGHT: 3,693 lbs. BASE PRICE: $44,000 PRICE AS DRIVEN: $44,435 MPG RATING: 19 city, 25 hwy.