Compare 2007 Acura TL vs 2008 Lexus ES 350

2007 Acura TL
2008 Lexus ES 350
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4-Door Sedan AT
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
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 27 $30,594 $34,120
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,847
$30,594
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,625
$34,120
Monthly Payment Estimate
$560 / month
$569 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
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
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.5 14.7
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.2
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45WR17 P215/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45WR17 P215/55R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3623 3580
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
233 @ 5000 254 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/196 3.5L/210
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
258 @ 6200 272 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
PGM-FI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Acura TL Lexus ES 350
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Independent

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