...The RL is available in a single trim level and includes everything you'd expect in a top-notch luxury sedan at a lower-than-top-notch price. Add to the value equation safety equipment such as high-intensity headlights, side airbags and a new, highly advanced handling control system called Vehicle Stability Assist, and the RL looks even more competent. Then spruce things up with a functional interior and an aerodynamic exterior, tune the suspension for sublime handling and a stable ride, and you're looking at the best value in the luxury segment this side of $45,000. If all of this doesn't...
...As with other Honda-designed vehicles, the dashboard is attractively designed, intuitively laid out and user friendly. The touch screen for the optional navigation system is high in the center, where it is easy for either driver or passenger to reach (though hitting the right spot takes good aim). Under the Hood A 3.5-liter V-6 engine with 210 horsepower and a four-speed automatic transmission give the front-drive RL smooth, brisk acceleration. The engine, which mounts longitudinally instead of transversely (as in many front-drive cars), requires premium gas. Safety The new skid-control...
...The 2000 RL continued to ride on the improved sales the 1999 facelift brought.
Luxury brand Acura is recalling certain models built between 2004 and 2008 for two separate recall campaigns. The recall for the 2005-06 Acura MDX and the 2005 Acura RL... read more March 22, 2013 by Kurt Ernst
At next week’s 2012 New York Auto Show we will be treated with a thinly-veiled concept version of the next-generation Acura RL, which is expected to go on sale before... read more March 26, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 2
Acura introduced a slightly revised version of its RL flagship sedan for the 2011 model year but there’s no denying that the car is seriously starting to showing its... read more December 12, 2011 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 7
What makes the RL distinct or alluring among luxury cars? How is it much different than the same-sized TL? And shouldn't a brand flagship feel a little more exclusive, a... read more May 27, 2011 by Bengt Halvorson 1
As Honda and Acura continue to grope around in the dark, trying to find their way back to their former position of design leadership, the 2011 models are basically treading... read more December 21, 2010 by Nelson Ireson