Compare 2005 Acura RL vs 2005 BMW 5-Series

2005 Acura RL
2005 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
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4-Door Sedan 525i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 525i 19 28 $37,765 $41,300
4-Door Sedan 530i 20 30 $41,495 $45,400
4-Door Sedan 545i 17 25 $50,960 $55,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,060
$37,765
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,365
$41,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$806 / month
$688 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.1 99.1
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 4.5
Length, Overall (in)
193.6 191.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.3
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 113.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 14.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 12.2 x .9
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)
12.2 x - TBD - 12.6 x .8
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.4 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 14
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 37.5
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR17 P225/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR17 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
T155/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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)
3984 3428
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8.0" 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17" Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8.0" 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 120
Engine
Displacement
3.5L/212 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6200 215 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
PGM-FI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 5000 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 28
Transmission
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89 3.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.50
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.60 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70 4.35
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.66
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RL BMW 5 Series
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Double-Pivot

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