(3.5) 6 reviews
MSRP: $607$3,435
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 22
Engine: 210-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1996 Acura RL


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There could be trouble ahead for Acura, which has just launched the pricey TL and RL series of sedans. Sales of luxury cars are soft, and they are likely to stay that way as more and more buyers switch to decked-out sport-utility vehicles. It seems as if the last thing anyone wants these days is an expensive luxury car. Yet Acura has just launched its most expensive sedan yet, the 3.5 RL ... Read full review for the 1996 Acura RL

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Simply a Great car to Own

by Mr. Blonde from Chicago on January 4, 2009

I've owned my 1996 RL for almost a year now and have never had a problem with it. I've driven it from southern IL to Chicago going over 80 the whole way with no problems at all. It zipped along the fr... Read Full Review

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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