Compare 2013 Audi S4 vs 2013 Acura TL

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4-Door Sedan Manual Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium Plus 17 26 $44,268 $47,600
4-Door Sedan Manual Prestige 17 26 $44,268 $47,600
4-Door Sedan S Tronic Premium Plus 18 28 $45,570 $49,000
4-Door Sedan S Tronic Prestige 18 28 $45,570 $49,000
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4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD 20 29 $33,712 $35,905
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD Special Edition 20 29 $35,100 $37,405
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD 18 26 $36,997 $39,455
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 Tech 18 26 $40,449 $43,185
4-Door Sedan Manual SH-AWD Tech 17 25 $40,449 $43,185
4-Door Sedan Automatic SH-AWD Advance 18 26 $42,485 $45,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,268
$33,712
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,600
$35,905
Monthly Payment Estimate
$793 / month
$598 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.000 38.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.500 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.000 98.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.500 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.300 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.300 42.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.200 36.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.100 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
185.700 194.0
Height, Overall (in)
55.400 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.600 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
110.700 109.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.900 74.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.400 13.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.600 x - TBD - 12.6 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)
13.000 x - TBD - 13.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.900 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.300 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.400 38.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40R18 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40R18 P245/50VR17
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)
3847 3726
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 2900 254 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
333 @ 5500 280 @ 6200
Engine Type
Supercharged Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.780 0.56
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.670 3.36
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.520 1.49
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All wheel drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.920 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.220 2.27
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.160 2.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.680 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.130 1.07
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi S4 Acura TL
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.181
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA N/A
Suspension Type - Front
5-Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.748
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.2 7.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 4 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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