(5.0) 3 reviews
MSRP: $2,261$5,025
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21
Engine: 210-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2001 Acura RL

Our Take on the 2001 Acura RL

Our Take

The front-drive 3.5RL is the flagship sedan at Acura, Honda’s luxury division, and it sees no significant changes for 2001. When a new RL arrives in a year or two, Acura may switch to rear-wheel drive and V-8 power to match rivals from Lexus, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and others in the premium sed... Read Full Report


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Best sedan that I have owned.

by TLC from Plano, TX on March 19, 2012

The Acura RL was a great car, and I would buy another one! It was comfortable, responsive and east to drive. The reliability was good and it lasted for 150,000 miles until we traded it in for a great ... Read Full Review

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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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There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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