1997 Acura RL

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5 reviews
Available Price Range $1,978-$6,826 Trims1 Combined MPG 22 Seats 5

Our Take on the 1997 Acura RL

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Last year when Acura unveiled the 3.5RL at the Chicago auto show, its goal was clear: Build a refined sedan that embodies luxury and performance attributes at a price substantially less than its rivals from Lexus and Infiniti. Almost a year has passed since I first saw the 3.5RL, which took the place of the Legend atop Acura's lineup. Whereas the Lexus LS 400 and Infiniti Q45 use V8 engin... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.4 out of 5

Based on 5 reviews

215,000 miles and still rolling strong

by Acura fan from Fort Worth, TX on October 12, 2010

I have owned my 1997 Acura RL for about 5 years now and it is at about 215,000 miles and driving great. It has been very reliable especially considering the mileage, except for a known reoccuring issu... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

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. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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