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Selected Style 3-Door Sport Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual 27 33 $18,215 $19,975
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic 24 33 $19,034 $20,875
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual w/Leather 27 33 $19,193 $21,050
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic w/Leather 24 33 $20,013 $21,950
3-Door Sport Coupe Type S 24 31 $21,215 $23,270
2-Door Carrera Coupe Tiptronic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Carrera Coupe Tiptronic 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Carrera Targa Tiptronic 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet Tiptronic 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe 6-Speed Manual S 17 24 $71,441 $81,800
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe Tiptronic S 17 23 $71,441 $81,800
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet Tiptronic 17 23 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo 6-Speed Manual 15 22 $101,558 $116,200
2-Door Carrera Turbo Tiptronic 15 22 $101,558 $116,200
2-Door Carrera Turbo 6-Speed Manual GT2 15 22 $171,495 $181,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,215
$59,884
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,975
$68,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$1143 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 30.1 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 29.2 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.2 70.0
Second Hip Room (in) 46.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 172.2 174.5
Height, Overall (in) 54.7 51.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 101.2 92.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 57.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.8 4.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.35 11.78 x 0.95
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) 10.3 x 0.82 12.53 x 1.10
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 34.8
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.64 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/50ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P255/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2721 3080
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.5" 17 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.5" 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.6 23.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 141 @ 4000 273 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 6500 315 @ 6800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 18
Transmission
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.583 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.880 2.19
Trans Order Code NA 249
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.389 3.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.921 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Tiptronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.267 3.60
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.212 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.738 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Cpe
Vehicle Name Acura RSX Porsche 911 Carrera
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.90 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Control Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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