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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan AT (AK)
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,244 $45,850
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,485 $46,100
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,154 $46,850
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 18 24 $43,416 $47,050
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,395 $47,100
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 15 23 $43,657 $47,300
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 18 24 $44,326 $48,050
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 15 23 $44,567 $48,300
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Manual 15 21 $49,615 $53,950
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Automatic 17 23 $50,787 $55,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,060
$42,244
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,365
$45,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$806 / month
$764 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 90.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.2
Length, Overall (in) 193.6 179.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 13.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 11.9 x 0.87
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD - 13.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.4
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 14.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size T155/70D17 P235/40ZR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR17 P235/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/50VR17 P235/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3984 3825.3
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.0" 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.0" 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17" 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.2 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System PGM-FI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 5000 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/212 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6200 340 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.60 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.70 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.46
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.48 0.92
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Acura RL Audi S4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
 
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