Compare 2002 Lexus GS 300 vs 2002 Acura RL

2002 Lexus GS 300
2002 Acura RL
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $33,972 $38,605
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 24 $38,420 $43,150
4-Door Sedan w/Navigation System 18 24 $40,199 $45,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,972
$38,420
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,605
$43,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$643 / month
$719 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 36.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 55.7
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 96.5
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 196.6
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 114.6
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.47 11.1 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x 1.26 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.35
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 16.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/60VR16 P225/55VR16
Spare Tire Size
P215/60VR16 P135/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60VR16 P225/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3649 3920
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16" x 7.0"
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16" x 7.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16" x 4.0"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 8.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 3800 231 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5800 225 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.92 3.133
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.652
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.357 2.458
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.424 0.948
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.753 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.431 1.880
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.180 1.454
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 300 Acura RL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -

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