1998 Acura RL Overview


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4 Dr 3.5 Sedan
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4 Dr 3.5 Special Edition Sedan
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1998 Acura Rl Premium by Frank
 — Excellent overall quality and resale value. Acura's Flagship Sedan. Performance is tightly equipped with a 210hp 3.5 V6 and FWD fully automatic transmission. Produces between 22 and 26 miles per gallo... Read More

1998 Acura RL Overview

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1998 Acura RL

In response to driver suggestions, Acura re-engineered the RL for 1998.  The 1998 featured a firmer suspension and better vehicle steering and control.

The engine remained a 3.5-liter V6 rated at 210 horsepower and 224 lb-ft of torque.  Gas mileage was estimated at 19 city/25 highway.  A Special Edition trim was available for the first time, which featured heated front seats, a CD changer, and two-tone paint.

Drivers have mixed reviews of the 1998 RL.  Most love the ride, saying that it is smooth, luxurious, and agile.  Some say that the car feels like a slightly more spacious Honda Accord.  All in all, it seems as though this is a good car, just not up to the level of luxury that one might expect from an Acura.


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My driver door will not open from the inside but it will open from the outside. What could be the problem? I removed the trim panel and the cable is fine. I feel it going all the way way back to ...

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