Compare 2007 Cadillac STS vs 2007 Acura RL

2007 Cadillac STS
2007 Acura RL
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4-Door Sedan V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 18 27 $39,634 $42,390
4-Door Sedan V8 17 27 $48,442 $51,810
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4-Door Sedan AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,609 $48,665
4-Door Sedan AT Tech Pkg 18 26 $44,266 $49,400
4-Door Sedan AT Tech/CMBS w/PAX 18 26 $47,667 $53,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,634
$41,027
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,390
$45,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$707 / month
$763 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2007 Acura RL is a top-notch luxury sedan that’s sportier than its conservative exterior might indicate, yet those who want to be seen―or have a V-8 under the hood―should look elsewhere.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 99.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.6 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 58.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
196.3 193.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.6 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
116.4 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 13.1
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)
17 19.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/45VR17 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
Q11 NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50VR17 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
Q11 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3929 4012
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 8
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
Displacement
3.6L/220 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 6500 290 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
252 @ 3200 256 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
LY7 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.48
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.02 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.21 1.57
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.60
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.60 1.07
Summary
Vehicle Name
Cadillac STS Acura RL
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Wishbone

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