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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe MT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe MT 27 34 $18,548 $20,325
2-Door Coupe AT 25 34 $19,368 $21,225
2-Door Coupe MT Leather 27 34 $19,595 $21,475
2-Door Coupe AT Leather 25 34 $20,415 $22,375
2-Door Coupe 6-spd MT Type-S Leather 23 31 $21,753 $23,845
Roadster 3.0L
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Roadster 3.5L 18 25 $43,664 $46,950
Roadster 5.5L AMG 16 22 $57,195 $61,500
Roadster 3.0L 19 27 $39,897 $42,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,548
$39,897
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,325
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$715 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 46.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.2
Second Head Room (in) 34.1 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 -
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 29.2 -
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 172.4 160.7
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 101.2 95.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 70.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 16.0 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 9.8 (6.5 w/top down)
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.82 11.8 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) 10.2 x 0.35 10.9 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) 13.2 - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 34.5
Steering Type Variable Pwr Variable vehicle-speed-sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.59 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/55VR16 205/55WR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16 225/50WR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2734 3209
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.5" 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.5" 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 6500 228 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 139 @ 4000 221 @ 2700 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.88 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA 411
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura RSX Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe/Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone 5-arm multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Control Link Coil Springs
 
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