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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan AT (Natl)
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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
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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
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 42.4
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
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
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
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Acura RL
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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