Compare 2012 Cadillac XTS vs 2012 Acura RL

2012 Cadillac XTS
2012 Acura RL
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2012 Cadillac XTS
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4-Door Sedan
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
N/A
$48,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$803 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
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
City
N/A mpg 17 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 58.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 99.1
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.4
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
- 36.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
- 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
- 195.8
Height, Overall (in)
- 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
- 110.2
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
- Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 19.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 38.7
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P245/45VR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4099
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- Compact
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 271 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 3.7L/224
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 300 @ 6300
Engine Type
- Gas V6
Fuel System
- Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.36
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.49
Trans Type
- 6
Drivetrain
- All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.10
Trans Order Code
- NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.07
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name
- Acura RL
Body Style
- 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 0.75
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 9.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 4

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