Compare 2005 Lexus GS 430 vs 2005 Acura RL

2005 Lexus GS 430
2005 Acura RL
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 23 $41,736 $47,975
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4-Door Sedan AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,736
$43,060
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,975
$48,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$800 / month
$806 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 99.1
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 58.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 110.2
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 193.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 13.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.47 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 1.26 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 19.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 16.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P225/55VR16 T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P245/50VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3715 3984
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17" x 8.0"
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17" x 8.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 9.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 3400 260 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5600 300 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.07
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.48
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.43 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 1.57
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 4.60
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 430 Acura RL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link

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