Compare 2012 Mercedes-Benz CL Class vs 2012 Honda Accord Coupe

2012 Mercedes-Benz CL Class
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2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL 550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL 550 15 24 $106,113 $114,100
2-Door Coupe RWD CL 63 AMG 15 22 $140,895 $151,500
2-Door Coupe RWD CL 600 12 18 $147,591 $158,700
2-Door Coupe RWD CL 65 AMG 12 18 $196,230 $211,000
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2-Door I4 Manual LX-S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door I4 Manual LX-S 23 32 $21,126 $23,080
2-Door I4 Automatic LX-S 22 33 $21,855 $23,880
2-Door I4 Automatic PZEV LX-S 22 33 $21,855 $23,880
2-Door I4 Manual EX 23 32 $22,654 $24,755
2-Door I4 Automatic EX 22 33 $23,383 $25,555
2-Door I4 Automatic PZEV EX 22 33 $23,383 $25,555
2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L 22 33 $25,071 $27,405
2-Door I4 Automatic PZEV EX-L 22 33 $25,071 $27,405
2-Door I4 Automatic w/Navi EX-L 22 33 $26,895 $29,405
2-Door I4 Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 22 33 $26,895 $29,405
2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 19 29 $27,465 $30,030
2-Door V6 Manual EX-L 17 26 $27,465 $30,030
2-Door V6 Automatic w/Navi EX-L 19 29 $29,289 $32,030
2-Door V6 Manual w/Navi EX-L 17 26 $29,289 $32,030
Pricing
Invoice Price
$106,113
$21,126
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$114,100
$23,080
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1902 / month
$385 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Honda Accord Coupe
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.2 33.1
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 46.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 58.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.2 92.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
201.0 190.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.3 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
116.3 107.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 62.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.5 11.9
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 0.5 11.1 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)
13.2 x 1.3 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 13.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.2 37.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/45HR18 P225/50VR17
Rear 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)
4740 3184
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 440
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.6L/- TBD - 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
429 @ 5250 190 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
516 @ 1800 - 3500 162 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 32
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.15
Trans Type
7 5
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.53
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 (R2 2.23) 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 1.77
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 0.87
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.26
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Honda Accord Cpe
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.2 7.1

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