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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan AT (AK)
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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 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
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 116.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 13.8
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD - - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 17
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3984 3960
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.0" 17 x 7.5
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
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6200 260 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24
Transmission
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.48 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Acura RL Cadillac STS
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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