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2008 Acura RL

2008 Mercedes-Benz E Class

  2008 Acura RL 4-door Sedan (Natl) Rear Exterior View 2008 Mercedes-Benz E Class 4-door Wagon 6.3L AMG RWD Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$46,280
$51,200
Invoice $41,576 $47,616
MPG
City/Highway
16/24 12/32
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Acura RL is a fine luxury sedan, but others offer V-8 power and more distinct styling. Read Full Review If you appreciate luxury and complex engineering solutions, then you'll love the 2008 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Lots of smooth power
  • A satisfying driver
  • Comfortable interior
  • Standard all-wheel drive (AWD)
  • Reliability

Dislikes:

  • Outgunned by V-8s
  • Only five gears
  • Not amazing in any area
  • Not much roomier than Acura TL

Likes:

  • Variety of models
  • Range of engines
  • Fuel economy of diesel engine
  • Performance from AMG models
  • Forgiving ride

Dislikes:

  • Complex controls
  • Placement of cruise control lever
  • Handling not dynamic enough for enthusiasts
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