Compare 2007 Lexus GS 350 vs 2007 Acura RL

2007 Lexus GS 350
2007 Acura RL
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4-Door Sedan RWD
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
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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
$38,851
$41,027
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,150
$45,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$736 / 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
21 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 58.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 37.2
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
190.0 193.6
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 13.1
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 19.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 16.2
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50WR17 P245/50VR17
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3704 4012
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
303 @ 6200 290 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 350 Acura RL
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.14
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

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