Compare 2003 Acura CL vs 2003 Lexus SC 430

2003 Acura CL
2003 Lexus SC 430
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2-Door Coupe 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 3.2L 20 29 $25,995 $28,200
2-Door Coupe 3.2L w/Navigation System 20 29 $27,974 $30,350
2-Door Coupe 3.2L 6-Speed Type S 19 28 $28,159 $30,550
2-Door Coupe 3.2L Type S 20 29 $28,159 $30,550
2-Door Coupe 3.2L 6-Speed Type S w/Navigation System 19 28 $30,138 $32,700
2-Door Coupe 3.2L Type S w/Navigation System 20 29 $30,138 $32,700
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 18 23 $54,135 $62,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,995
$54,135
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,200
$62,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$470 / month
$1037 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 27.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.0 75.0
Second Hip Room (in)
50.4 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 53.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 33.9
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 46.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 43.6
Front Hip Room (in)
52.9 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
192.0 177.8
Height, Overall (in)
53.3 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.9 103.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.2 72.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 8.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.1 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x .35 12.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 35.4
Steering Type
Variable pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.06 3.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60VR16 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact T145/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60VR16 P245/40ZR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3470 3840
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 10.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
225 @ 5600 300 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
216 @ 4700 325 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/196 4.3L/261
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 23
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.470 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.846 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.552 2.18
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.428 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.653 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.564 3.36
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.021 1.42
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura CL Lexus SC 430
Body Style
2 Dr Cpe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent

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