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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan AT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 20 28 $30,847 $33,625
4-Door Sedan AT Navigation 20 28 $33,136 $36,125
4-Door Sedan AT Type-S 19 28 $34,967 $38,125
4-Door Sedan MT Type-S 19 28 $34,967 $38,125
4-Door Sedan AT Type-S Summer Tires 19 28 $35,150 $38,325
4-Door Sedan MT Type-S Summer Tires 19 28 $35,150 $38,325
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,847
$30,594
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,625
$34,120
Monthly Payment Estimate
$560 / month
$569 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC’s Bottom Line On all counts, the 2007 Acura TL is a sophisticated, luxurious, and dependable car. What it lacks is excitement. The 2008 Lexus ES 350 is a plush, soft-handling car that would make Buick proud--if Buick still built cars like this.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 52.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 55.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.9 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.9 95.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.3 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 61.7
Wheelbase (in) 107.9 109.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 14.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.1 11.65 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) 11.1 x 0.35 11.06 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.7
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/45WR17 P215/55R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/45WR17 P215/55R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3623 3580
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 258 @ 6200 272 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 5000 254 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/196 3.5L/210
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.49 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.70 3.30
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.42
Trans Type 5 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura TL Lexus ES 350
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.07 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Dual-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.72 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
 
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