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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan AT (HI)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
4-Door Sedan 3.2L *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $45,105 $48,500
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 25 $47,430 $51,000
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 17 25 $53,754 $57,800
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $55,242 $59,400
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $75,144 $80,800
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $47,198 $50,750
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 18 24 $49,522 $53,250
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,102 $61,400
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $46,826 $50,350
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 14 21 $76,818 $82,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,060
$45,105
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,365
$48,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$806 / month
$808 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.0 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 56.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 52.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.1 97.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.90
Length, Overall (in) 193.6 189.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 112.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 71.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD - 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 18.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 37.4
Steering Type Variable Pwr Speed sensitive rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/50VR17 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size T155/70D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR17 225/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3984 3691
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.0" 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17" - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.0" 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 115
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6200 221 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 5000 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/212 3.2L/195
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.48 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.42
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.60 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.70 3.95
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura RL Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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