Compare 2014 BMW M5 vs 2014 Acura RLX

2014 BMW M5
2014 Acura RLX
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 14 20 $85,470 $92,900
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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
$85,470
$44,324
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$92,900
$48,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1548 / 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
14 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 38.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 57
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 37.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 59.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 102.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 64.2
Wheelbase (in)
116.7 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 64.3
Length, Overall (in)
193.5 196.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 3.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14 14.9
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)
15.6 12.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 12.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 40.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P295/35YR19 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/40YR19 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4387 3933
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 10 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
209 150
Engine
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
500 @ 1500 272 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4 L/268 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
560 @ 6000 310 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 31
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.59 2.11
Trans Order Code
2MK NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.56
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 3.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 4.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.70 1.49
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.17 2.26
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW M5 Acura RLX
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.3 (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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