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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
193.6 196.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 13.8
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.4 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 - TBD -
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 18.21
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q11
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR17 P235/50R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3984 3960
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8.0" 17 x 8
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 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.2 10.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6200 260 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura RL Cadillac STS
Suspension
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
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 -

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