2004 Acura RL Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Champagne Mist Pearl
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,426 - $4,941
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
18 City / 24 HWY
Horsepower
225
Seats
5

How 2004 Acura RL Ranks In Its Class

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Acura RL Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Base $3,426 - $4,941
Horsepower: 225 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16" x 7.0" (in.) - Aluminum
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Horsepower: 225 hp
Engine Type: Gas V6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16" x 7.0" (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

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Acura 3.5RL has all the features you want, plus Luxury, Reliability and Style!

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I really enjoy driving my Acura 3.5RL! It is not new anymore, but it is a very reliable car. It gets very good mileage, also. It was originally a luxury car, with built in GPS, heated seats, Sirius Radio, Onstar service and built in entertainment center. Everything still works!

Bev W
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Reliable running car great little 4 door car.

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Car does need a little work as some tire issues and possibly some minor motor issues but it is a really reliable car to get to Florida from Tennessee runs pretty good minor issues car is a daily driver goes from city to city as no real big issues touch screen radio and heated seats.

Ursula H
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Luxury car. It is navigation system and a six CD changer.

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This car is a great car to buy. It has heated seat a sunroof and quiet sounding engine. It comfortably seats five people. It is gas sufficient. In spite of a few minor problems it a great car. I love the features that this car came with.

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$3,426 - $4,941
$3,426 - $4,941

Horsepower

Horsepower
225 (hp)
225 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L SOHC PGM
3.5L SOHC PGM
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Standard
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Alarm

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
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Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
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Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.1 (in.)
42.1 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 (in.)
38.8 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.4 (in.)
35.4 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.8 (in.)
36.8 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.8 (cu. ft.)
14.8 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Not Available
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Standard

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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Standard
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AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Not Available
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Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/55VR16
P225/55VR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.6 (in.)
114.6 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.1 (ft.)
36.1 (ft.)

Length

Length
196.6 (in.)
196.6 (in.)

Width

Width
71.6 (in.)
71.6 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3893 (.lbs)
3898 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
225 (hp)
225 (hp)

Torque

Torque
231 (ft. lbs.)
231 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - (.lbs)
- TBD - (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Standard
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18 (gal.)
18 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
21 (mpg)
21 (mpg)

City

City
18 (mpg)
18 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
24 (mpg)
24 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

HID Headlights
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Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
A
Side
N/A
Roof Strength
N/A
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
G
Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • 4-channel, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) *
  • Driver & front passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Seat-mounted front side impact airbags w/passenger occupant height & position sensors
  • 3-point front/rear outboard seat belts w/front height adjustment, load limiters, pretensioners
  • Child-proof rear door locks
  • Rear Lower Anchors & Tethers for Children (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk opener *
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control *
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Impact-absorbing interior surfaces
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Dual front side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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