Compare 2003 Acura CL vs 2003 Mercedes-Benz CL Class

2003 Acura CL
2003 Mercedes-Benz CL Class
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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 Coupe 5.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 5.0L 16 22 $85,235 $91,650
2-Door Coupe 5.5L AMG 14 22 $106,578 $114,600
2-Door Coupe 5.5L 13 19 $116,157 $124,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,995
$85,235
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,200
$91,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$470 / month
$1528 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 30.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.0 88.0
Second Hip Room (in)
50.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 59.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 36.8
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
52.9 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
192.0 196.4
Height, Overall (in)
53.3 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.9 113.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.2 73.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 12.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.1 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x .35 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 23.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 17.83
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37.6
Steering Type
Variable pwr Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.06 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60VR16 225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60VR16 225/55HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3470 4070
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
225 @ 5600 302 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
216 @ 4700 339 @ 2700 - 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/196 5.0L/303
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 22
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.470 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.846 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.552 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.428 2.82
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 3.59
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.021 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura CL Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Body Style
2 Dr Cpe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 4-Link

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