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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 3.2L
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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 Type S 20 29 $28,159 $30,550
2-Door Coupe 3.2L Type S w/Navigation System 20 29 $30,138 $32,700
2-Door Coupe 3.2L 6-Speed Type S 19 28 $28,159 $30,550
2-Door Coupe 3.2L 6-Speed Type S w/Navigation System 19 28 $30,138 $32,700
2-Door Convertible
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,995
$54,135
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,200
$62,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$470 / month
$1037 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - 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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