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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan AT (HI)
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Body Style

Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
4-Door Sedan V6
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Engine

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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 116.7
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
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 72.6
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 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
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR17 P255/45R17
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
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
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Displacement 3.5L/212 3.6L/217
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24
Transmission
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
Trans Type 5 5
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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