Compare 2007 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs 2007 Acura TL

2007 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2007 Acura TL
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4-Door Sedan RWD 2.5L Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 2.5L Sport 19 25 $27,574 $29,650
4-Door Sedan RWD 3.0L Luxury 22 28 $31,062 $33,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.0L Luxury 19 26 $32,736 $35,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 3.5L Sport 20 28 $35,340 $38,000
4-Door Sedan RWD 3.5L Luxury 20 29 $35,898 $38,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.5L Luxury 19 24 $37,572 $40,400
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4-Door Sedan AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 20 28 $30,847 $33,625
4-Door Sedan AT Navigation 20 28 $33,136 $36,125
4-Door Sedan AT Type-S 19 28 $34,967 $38,125
4-Door Sedan MT Type-S 19 28 $34,967 $38,125
4-Door Sedan AT Type-S Summer Tires 19 28 $35,150 $38,325
4-Door Sedan MT Type-S Summer Tires 19 28 $35,150 $38,325
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,574
$30,847
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,650
$33,625
Monthly Payment Estimate
$494 / month
$560 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
On all counts, the 2007 Acura TL is a sophisticated, luxurious, and dependable car. What it lacks is excitement.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.8
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 34.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.0 97.9
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
178.4 189.3
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
106.9 107.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.0 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 62.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.2 12.5
Brakes
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 - 11.1 x 0.35
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 17.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.3 39.7
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Steering Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
225/45ZR17 P235/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
245/40ZR17 P235/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3405 3623
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 2700 - 5000 233 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 3.2L/196
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6200 258 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 1.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.25 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.01 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 1.07
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.49
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Acura TL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Arm Multilink Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil-Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
3-Link Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.72
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil-Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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