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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $44,098 $48,200
4-Door Sedan Tech Pkg 17 24 $47,853 $52,350
4-Door Sedan Advance Pkg 17 24 $51,292 $56,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$44,098
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$290,000
$48,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$4833 / month
$803 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Bentley Mulsanne delivers the height of refined luxury, power, and design--at a price. The 2012 Acura RL is loaded with tech features and supremely comfortable for long-haul trips; but it won't get driving enthusiasts all that excited.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 11 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 36.3
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 58.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 99.1
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.8 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 63.6 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 219.5 195.8
Height, Overall (in) 59.9 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.0 62.4
Wheelbase (in) 128.6 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 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) - TBD - 12.2 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) 25.4 19.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P265/45R20 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/45R20 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5699 4099
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Engine
Fuel System EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 752 @ 1750 271 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 6.75L/412 3.7L/224
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 505 @ 4200 300 @ 6300
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 13 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.07
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.56
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.36
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.49
Trans Type 8 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Manual Shift NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.27
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.10
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.72
Summary
Vehicle Name Bentley Mulsanne Acura RL
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Air NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Air NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 14.3 9.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 4
 
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