2008 Acura RL User Reviews

2008 Acura RL Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 3 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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mrjmc72 writes:
2008 Acura RL AWD w/ Tech Pkg Review
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5

Pros

Have owned 3 RL Models - they have all been great, especially in inclement weather!

Cons

No real cons that I can think of

mrjmc72
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Smooth Ride With Nice Power! — Love the SH-AWD, car is fun to drive and very reliable - it's time for a newer model RL! The new RLX only offers 4 wheel steering, but I understand they will be making the AWD version. So maybe stay with a newer 09 or 10 model.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mike writes:
2008 Acura RL AWD w/ Tech Pkg Review
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4

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Torque-steering 4wd, strong, solid, attractive, ipod interface

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heavy, only 5 gearbox speeds, manual mode slow response

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Somehow, A Performer — a good, solid car, it feels very sturdy. the v6 has a little trouble in the low range, yet has ample power to chirp all 4 tires when pressed hard. of course when you do you will be lurched by the gearbox, as it shifts rather unsmoothly for such a pricey car. it feels a little heavy when cornering hard, to the point of noticeable tire squeal where less quick cars hold their own. in compensation for the lack of V8-like power, the car returns a generous 26 mpg highway, albeit on 93 octane. the car appears smooth and solid from the outside, and comes generously equipped with all the latest toys inside as well, with soft, perforated leather seats. the car may have it's shortcomings in power and identity, but it makes its own statement, and one of individuality.

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Curtis writes:
2008 Acura RL AWD w/ Tech Pkg Review
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4

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SH-AWD!!! Technology at its best...

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None....Good Buy!

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Wouldn't Trade It For Its Competitors! — Acura's Flagship....nuff said. Bought it new and have loved it since day one, I has a GS300 before this and I like my RL much better. I also like the fact that they are not real popular, people always ask me about it when I go places..

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1996 Acura RL Reviews

It Looks Good And Drives Good By Ramon

Daily Driver drive to and from work. Ive had this car since 2006 and havent had any major problems at all. The newer model is ok but one right after this one is better. Im happy with the cars I have. Read More

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1997 Acura RL Reviews

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1998 Acura RL Reviews

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

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1999 Acura RL Reviews

Great Second Car!!! By 99AcuraRL

I liked just about everything about this vehicle. My kids liked it and I liked driving it. The seats were very comfortable for long rides. Dual memory is great for my shorter GF for when she drives th... Read More

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2000 Acura RL Reviews

Best Sedan Around By cesarhdz7

I really enjoyed this car. Probably the best all around luxury sedan in the market but it's not practical for a big family or long road trips. The fuel economy will really hurt if you have a long comm... Read More

It's Like In An Airplane By ghighined

most is positive and few so so.18-20 mpg is a little bit more but is ok.Heated seats,mirrors, climate for a comfortable trip.maybe a CD inside should be better.Also power seats,power windows,power mi... Read More

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