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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 20 29 $24,785 $26,985
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 28 $25,760 $27,960
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 20 29 $27,240 $29,540
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 20 28 $28,215 $30,515
4-Door Sedan Automatic HT/LR Turbo GLT 19 27 $30,040 $32,440
4-Door Sedan Manual Turbo T5 19 25 $31,060 $34,010
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo T5 18 25 $32,035 $34,985
4-Door Sedan Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 19 25 $35,980 $41,200
4-Door Sedan Special Edition 19 25 $37,103 $42,000
4-Door Sedan w/Navigation System Base 19 25 $37,727 $43,200
4-Door Sedan Premium 19 25 $38,425 $44,000
4-Door Sedan w/Nav Sys Premium 19 25 $40,172 $46,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,785
$35,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,985
$41,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$450 / month
$687 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.8 96.5
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 185.9 195.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.8 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.9 114.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.1 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0" x - TBD - 11.0 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5" x - TBD - 11.0 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.35
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr-Assisted
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact 135/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - -TBD-
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 -TBD-
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3152 3660
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5" 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5" 16" x 6.5"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 8.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/148.6 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 6100 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4700 224 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 0.948
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.99 1.880
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 1.454
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.00 3.133
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.652
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.07 2.458
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo S70 Acura RL
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear Delta Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Double-Wishbone
 
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