Compare 2005 Audi A8 vs 2005 Acura RL

2005 Audi A8
2005 Acura RL
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4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic 18 24 $62,274 $66,590
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4-Door Sedan AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
$62,274
$43,060
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,590
$48,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1110 / month
$806 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
114.9 99.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
115.9 110.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.72 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
198.9 193.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 13.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x 0.87 12.2 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)
14.2 x 1.34 12.6 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)
23.8 19.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.0 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P235/55HR17 T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR17 P245/50VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4288 3984
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17" x 8.0"
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17" x 8.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.2 9.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
317 @ 3500 260 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.2L/255 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 6500 300 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.07
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.48
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 1.57
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.60
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 Acura RL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Adaptive Air Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Adaptive Air Multi-link

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