Compare 2007 Lexus GS 430 vs 2007 Acura RL

2007 Lexus GS 430
2007 Acura RL
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $45,564 $52,375
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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
$45,564
$41,027
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,375
$45,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$873 / 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
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 56.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 57.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 13.1
Brakes
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
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 19.4
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.9-19.1 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3748 4012
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
319 @ 3400 256 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 5600 290 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
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
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.57
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77 4.60
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
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.)
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
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Multi-link

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