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Average User Score
4.7 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 3 reviews
1997 Acura RL Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 3 reviews
The 1997 RL entered into the sophomore year of the car model with few changes. It retained its 3.5-liter V6 rated at 210 horsepower and 224 lb-ft of torque. The 1997 RL was available only as an automatic transmission, and was estimated to get 19 city and 25 highway, though many drivers have claimed to get much worse mileage.
Despite being put on the market to compete with the Lexus LS, the 1997 RL did not have many of the standard luxuries available on its competitor. Leather seats were a standard on the 1997 RL, but a leather steering wheel was not available. It received primarily "Acceptable" reviews for safety crash testing.
Drivers love the responsive steering and smooth acceleration, but dislike the guzzling of premium gas. The Bose stereo system is also loved by drivers and passengers alike.
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Acura RL Questions
My 97 Rl Wont Start, It Turns Over Grt But Won't Start. What Can It Be
this is the third time I've had problems starting my car in the last 2 weeks. the first two times I waited and then turned it over several times and then it started. this last time It won't start, but...
1997 Acura Rl With 154,000 Miles On It, Timing Belt Not Changed
I BOUGHT MY 1997 ACURA RL WITH 97,000 MILES ON IT ,,IT NOW HAS A 154,OOO MILES ON IT STILL RUNS STRONG NOT SURE WHEN IT WAS CHANGED WHEN I BOUGHT IT,,WHAT SHOULD I DO?????????
97 Acura Rl Won't Start
I came home one night and 10 min. later came out to leave and my car wouldn't start. Sounded like it wasn't getting fuel. So so far I replaced the Fuel pump (was bad) and the Fuel Relay. Problem is, I...
How Do You Replace The Bulb In Fog Lamps 1997 Accura Rl?
Should be simple enough?
97 Acura Rl 3.5 Hesitates
97 Acura RL hesitates from stop to about 15 mph, then it clears out and runs good or if I romp on it, it hesitates for a few seconds then takes off and runs good. Why? I have changed plugs, fuel filte...