(4.9) 8 reviews
MSRP: $1,785$9,573
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21
Engine: 225-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Acura RL

Our Take on the 2004 Acura RL

Our Take

Acura has made some equipment changes to its flagship luxury sedan. The four-door, front-wheel-drive 3.5 RL was introduced at the Chicago Auto Show in February 2003, and it went on sale in the spring as an early 2004 model. It’s the first luxury sedan to offer both XM Satellite Radio and a ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Seat comfort in center rear position
  • Tame styling

Notable Features

  • 225-hp V-6
  • Standard XM Satellite Radio
  • Voice-activated navigation system
  • Standard side-impact airbags
  • Vehicle Stability Assist system


Consumer Reviews


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Best car I have owned yet

by car lover from South Jersey on August 18, 2010

I bought this car jul 2010 with 51k and it runs like it is brand new.It hugs the corners well and is very comfortable on long trips.The only draw back is that I wish it had more horsepower, but overal... 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.


Crash-Test Reports


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