Compare 2005 Acura RL vs 2005 Cadillac STS

2005 Acura RL
2005 Cadillac STS
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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 V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 17 24 $37,485 $40,525
4-Door Sedan V8 17 26 $43,498 $47,025
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,060
$37,485
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,365
$40,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$806 / month
$675 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.1 116.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
193.6 196.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.3
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 116.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - - TBD -
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 18.21
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 - TBD -
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 3
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR17 P255/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q11
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR17 P235/50R17
Spare Tire Size
T155/70D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q11
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3984 3960
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8.0" 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17" - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8.0" 17 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.2 10.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.5L/212 3.6L/217
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6200 260 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 5000 252 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
NA LY7
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89 3.02
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.21
Trans Order Code
NA M82
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.60 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.60
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RL Cadillac STS
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
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 NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent

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