Compare 2017 Acura RLX vs 2017 Kia K900

2017 Acura RLX
2017 Kia K900
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Sedan Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RLX Sedan Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg 29 30 $61,184 $65,950
RLX Sedan Sport Hybrid w/Technology Pkg 29 30 $55,625 $59,950
RLX Sedan w/Advance Pkg 20 30 $56,088 $60,450
RLX Sedan w/Technology Pkg 20 30 $50,529 $54,450
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V6 Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
K900 V6 Luxury 17 25 $50,953 $54,900
K900 V6 Premium 17 25 $46,296 $49,900
K900 V8 Luxury 15 23 $57,449 $61,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$61,184
$50,953
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$65,950
$54,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1099 / month
$915 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
If the Acura RLX's weak sales figures are anything to go by, its subtlety is lost on most consumers. With so little to set it apart, the Kia K900 blends into the background among big luxury sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.1 110.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 55.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 59.1
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 45.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 119.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 74.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.3 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.8 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
196.1 200.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.6 15.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.6
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)
12.2 12.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 37.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P245/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P245/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4359 4376
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 18 X 7.5
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.8 L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
377 @ 6500 311 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
341 @ 4700 293 @ 5000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.91
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.03 1.61
Trans Type
7 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.66 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.75 2.40
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.19
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.83
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 3.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RLX Kia K900
Body Style
SH-AWD Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 8.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 740
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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