Compare 2006 Lexus GS 430 vs 2006 Acura RL

2006 Lexus GS 430
2006 Acura RL
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $44,694 $51,375
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4-Door Sedan AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,253 $48,565
4-Door Sedan AT w/Tech Pkg 18 26 $47,288 $53,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,694
$43,253
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,375
$48,565
Monthly Payment Estimate
$856 / month
$809 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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)
38.8 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
110.5 99.0
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 58.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62.0
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)
13.1 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 19.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.9-19.1 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7-3.2 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P245/50VR17
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)
3745 4012
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.0
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
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 3400 256 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/- TBD - 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5600 290 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.57
Trans Order Code
A761E NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.80 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)
3.30 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.07
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.48
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.95 1.89
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 430 Acura RL
Suspension
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
Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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