Compare 2005 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs 2005 Acura RL

2005 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2005 Acura RL
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2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L 23 31 $24,041 $25,850
2-Door Sport Coupe 3.2L 17 24 $26,273 $28,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Automatic 1.8L 24 32 $27,202 $29,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Manual 1.8L 23 32 $27,202 $29,250
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 20 25 $30,364 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $31,480 $33,850
4-Door Wagon 2.6L 20 25 $31,760 $34,150
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 2.6L 19 24 $32,876 $35,350
4-Door Sport Sedan 3.2L 19 26 $34,736 $37,350
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 26 $35,294 $37,950
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 26 $36,410 $39,150
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 16 22 $50,127 $53,900
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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
$24,041
$43,060
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,850
$48,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$431 / month
$806 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.9 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.9 99.1
Second Hip Room (in)
45.8 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 58.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.9 110.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.0 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.2 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
171.2 193.6
Height, Overall (in)
55.4 57.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.9 13.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 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)
11.4 x - TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 19.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.3 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
245/40ZR17 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/45ZR17 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3250 3984
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17" x 8.0"
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17" x 8.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17"
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
192 @ 3500-4000 260 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/109 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
189 @ 5800 300 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.07
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.48
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.61 1.57
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 4.60
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.25 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.46 2.70
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Acura RL
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 3-link Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-arm Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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