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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 21 29 $38,851 $44,150
4-Door Sedan AWD 20 27 $40,568 $46,100
4-Door Sedan AT (Natl)
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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
$38,851
$41,027
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,150
$45,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$736 / month
$763 / month
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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
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.1 99.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 62.4
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 110.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 190.0 193.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 13.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
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 - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8 19.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50WR17 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50WR17 P245/50VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3704 4012
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System Direct Injection PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 3600 256 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/211 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 303 @ 6200 290 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 4.60
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.70
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.07
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.48
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.57
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 350 Acura RL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
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
 
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