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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD 20 29 $33,712 $35,905
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Tech 20 29 $37,164 $39,635
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Advance 20 29 $39,200 $41,835
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD 18 26 $36,997 $39,455
4-Door Sedan Manual SH-AWD Tech 17 25 $40,449 $43,185
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD Tech 18 26 $40,449 $43,185
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD Advance 18 26 $42,485 $45,385
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Special Edition 20 29 $35,100 $37,405
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 21 32 $29,292 $30,545
4-Door Sedan Manual R-Line 21 32 $30,876 $32,195
4-Door Sedan Manual PZEV R-Line 21 32 $30,876 $32,195
4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line 22 31 $31,929 $33,295
4-Door Sedan DSG PZEV R-Line 22 31 $31,929 $33,295
4-Door Sedan Manual PZEV Sport 21 32 $29,292 $30,545
4-Door Sedan DSG PZEV Sport 22 31 $30,347 $31,645
4-Door Sedan DSG Sport 22 31 $30,347 $31,645
4-Door Sedan VR6 Executive 4Motion 17 25 $40,120 $41,835
4-Door Sedan Manual w/LEDs Sport 21 32 $29,696 $30,965
4-Door Sedan Manual w/LEDs PZEV Sport 21 32 $29,696 $30,965
4-Door Sedan DSG w/LEDs Sport 22 31 $30,751 $32,065
4-Door Sedan DSG w/LEDs PZEV Sport 22 31 $30,751 $32,065
4-Door Sedan Sport Plus 22 31 $31,642 $32,995
4-Door Sedan PZEV Sport Plus 22 31 $31,642 $32,995
4-Door Sedan VR6 Lux 17 27 $36,547 $38,110
4-Door Sedan Lux 22 31 $34,174 $35,635
4-Door Sedan PZEV Lux 22 31 $34,174 $35,635
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,712
$29,292
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,905
$30,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$598 / month
$509 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Acura TL is a comfortable, attractive, and well-equipped luxury sedan--but in top SH-AWD guise it morphs into something that even driving enthusiasts will find compelling. The 2013 Volkswagen CC sacrifices some practicality in the name of fashion, and feels like a luxury car in many respects.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 56.000
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2 93.600
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 36.600
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 54.700
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.600
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 37.300
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 37.400
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.000
Length, Overall (in) 194.0 188.900
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 55.800
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8 61.400
Wheelbase (in) 109.3 106.700
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.0 73.000
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 61.100
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 13.200
Brakes
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) 13.2 x - TBD - 11.100 x - TBD -
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) 12.6 x - TBD - 12.300 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.500
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.400
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 37.400
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.000
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/50VR17 P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50VR17 P235/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3726 3358
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/212 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 6200 200 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 5000 207 @ 1700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.470
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 1.110
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 3.990
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 2.090
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.100
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.56 0.930
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.360
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura TL Volkswagen CC
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.181 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut-Type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.748 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 (2012) 6 (2011)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.9 7.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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