Compare 2014 Audi S8 vs 2014 Acura RLX

2014 Audi S8
2014 Acura RLX
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 15 26 $104,627 $112,500
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 31 $44,324 $48,450
4-Door Sedan Navigation 20 31 $46,586 $50,950
4-Door Sedan Tech Pkg 20 31 $49,753 $54,450
4-Door Sedan Krell Audio Pkg 20 31 $52,016 $56,950
4-Door Sedan Hybrid Tech Pkg 28 32 $54,730 $59,950
4-Door Sedan Advance Pkg 20 31 $55,183 $60,450
4-Door Sedan Hybrid Advance Pkg 28 32 $60,160 $65,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$104,627
$44,324
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$112,500
$48,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1875 / month
$808 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Acura RLX leaves the bold ambition to other brands; it's a studied update that delivers smoother looks, quicker performance, and better fuel economy, but no more excitement.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 57
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 59.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 38.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
115.1 102.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 36.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 64.3
Length, Overall (in)
202.2 196.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 64.2
Wheelbase (in)
117.8 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.7 74.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 3.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 14.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 12.3
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)
14 12.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 40.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
HW4 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/35YR21 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
HW4 NA
Front Tire Size
P265/35YR21 P245/45VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4685 3933
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
21 X 9 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
21 X 9 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 150
Engine
Displacement
4.0 L/244 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
520 @ 6000 310 @ 6500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
481 @ 5500 272 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 20
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.11
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.56
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 4.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.49
Trans Type
8 6
Summary
Body Style
quattro Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi S8 Acura RLX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.5 (Est) 7.7 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
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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