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
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
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
178.4 189.3
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 56.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.2 12.5
Brakes
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
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)
16.4 17.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Steering Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.3 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
245/40ZR17 P235/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/45ZR17 P235/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
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)
3405 3623
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Acura TL
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Arm Multilink Double-Wishbone

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