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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 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
2-Door Coupe 5.0L
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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 -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 30.8
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.0 88.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 62.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 12.3
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.1 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 23.0
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3470 4070
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.5" 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5600 302 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 22
Transmission
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.470 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Dr Cpe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Acura CL Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
 
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