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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan AT (AK)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,060
$45,778
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,365
$49,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$806 / month
$825 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 111.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.6 191.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 113.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 12.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD - 14 x 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 14 x 0.57
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) 19.4 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.1
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR17 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKR
Front Tire Size P245/50VR17 P245/45WR18
Spare Tire Size T155/70D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QKR
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
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 3850
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.0" 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17" - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.0" 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/212 5.7L/348
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6200 400 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 5000 395 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA LS6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 23
Transmission
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.48 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Tremec
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.78
Trans Order Code NA M12
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.60 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.70 2.66
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.30
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura RL Cadillac CTS-V
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Independent
 
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