Exterior

Wheelbase 114.60 in.
Overall Length 196.70 in.
Overall Height 54.50 in.
Track Front 61.00 in.
Track Rear 60.60 in.
Ground Clearance 4.90 in.
Curb Weight-automatic 3920 lbs

Interior

Standard Seating 5
Front Headroom 38.80 in.
Front Legroom 42.10 in.
Front Shoulder Room 56.90 in.
Front Hip Room 55.70 in.
Rear Legroom 35.40 in.
Rear Shoulder Room 56.30 in.
Rear Hip Room 56.50 in.
Cargo Volume 14.80 cu.ft.
Passenger Volume 96.20 cu.ft.

Transmission

Transmission-short 4A
Transmission-long 4-Speed Automatic

Suspension

Front Spring Type Coil
Front Suspension Ind
Rear Spring Type Coil
Rear Suspension Ind

Wheels

Alloy Wheels Std.
Wheelbase 114.60 in.

Tires

Tires 225/55R16
Turning Diameter 36.10 in.
Number Reviews 77
Average raiting 4.6
Kapikap
2016-12-14 16:39

This car is just so dependable, quiet, good looking, well equipped. Every 100,000 miles, will need a timing belt, water pump replacement, Regular fluid changes and that is it! The RL comes equipped with heated seats, sunroof, 6 disc cd, among other things. Power is good enough to keep you out of trouble. I highly recommend this car to anyone needing the best, most reliable used 4 door sedan.

Average raiting - 5
comfort: 5    interior: 4    performance: 5    reliability: 5    safety: 5    technology: 4    value: 5   
Harriet Voloso
2015-02-26 13:55

recently bought a 2004 acura rl sedan. paid 9990.00 before tax and lic. Blue book on this car is about 7500.00. So i paid more than i should have at the dealership. But 2004 acura rl are scarce in southern california at this time. So i sense that many people that have accords and older RLs are grabbing these 2004 one owner acura rl up. this RL is a one owner 18 service record car. Had all major service done on it. Including timing and water pump. if you are familar with hondas and acuras you will be right at home with this car. California car with no accidents on the carfax. very nice driving car very smooth. Not a lot of power but can hold its own. grab one if you can find one.

Average raiting - 4.4
comfort: 4    interior: 5    performance: 4    reliability: 5    safety:     technology:     value:    
mike900
2014-06-06 13:39

I bought this car more than two years ago with 78000 miles on it. I've put more than 13000 miles on my 04 RL and there's absolutely zero issue! So you can see the reliability of this car. I only changed the air filter myself, one of the headlight hit its lifetime I did it myself too. It is easy to DIY with these common consumables. This generation of RL is the last of the honda legend. It kinds of combines the luxury and sporty driving experience. The horsepower of the engine is not really impressive giving the weight of the car is like an mid size SUV. But the acceleration is pretty good. I live in midwest and the front wheel drive has good traction in the winter too. mpg is crappy..

Average raiting - 5
comfort: 5    interior: 5    performance: 5    reliability: 5    safety:     technology:     value:    
jasonwipf
2012-07-16 02:19

Perfect Used sedan for the money. Why spend 40-70k for luxury sedans when you can get a 2004 Acura for 10-13K??? They changed the styling in 2005 and its completely different. The newer ones are sporty and pre-2005 they are luxury. I have owned 2 so far they are that great. my 1998 RL I ran to 265,000 before giving to my sister inlaw who is still running it today. And my 2004 I picked up with 88K and know it will go easily to 300K miles. thats over 200,000 of luxury car for only $14K (thats on the high side for buying it in 2012 but it was a cherry! and worth every penny).

Average raiting - 5
comfort: 5    interior: 5    performance: 5    reliability: 5    safety:     technology:     value:    
jasminebree
2012-07-07 22:00

I just bought my 4th RL. This was a 1 owner with 60,000 miles and it is just like new. The Navigation works great, the power lumbar support is phenomenal, moving the CD's to a more accessible location helps...

Average raiting - 5
comfort: 5    interior: 5    performance: 5    reliability: 5    safety:     technology:     value:    

IIHS

Rear crash protection/head restraint Poor
IIHS Moderate Overlap Front Test Results Acceptable