Compare 2003 Lexus GS 430 vs 2003 Acura RL

2003 Lexus GS 430
2003 Acura RL
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 23 $41,607 $47,825
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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
$41,607
$38,420
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,825
$43,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$797 / month
$719 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 96.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 36.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 114.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - 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
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 196.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 14.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x - TBD - 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 - TBD - 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 18.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.38 3.35
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P225/55VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P225/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P225/55VR16
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3715 3920
Wheels
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 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 8.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 3400 231 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/242 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5600 225 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.458
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 0.948
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.43 1.880
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 1.454
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.133
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.652
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 430 Acura RL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double-Wishbone

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