Compare 2019 Acura RLX vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2019 Acura RLX
2019 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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Sedan Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RLX Sedan Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg 28 29 $57,432 $61,900
RLX Sedan w/Technology Pkg 20 29 $50,946 $54,900
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AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible 20 26 $75,529 $80,350
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Coupe 21 28 $69,278 $73,700
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Sedan 21 28 $68,197 $72,550
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Sedan 15 23 $99,969 $106,350
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Wagon 16 23 $102,319 $108,850
E-Class E 300 4MATIC Sedan 21 29 $52,640 $56,000
E-Class E 300 RWD Sedan 21 30 $50,290 $53,500
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Convertible 19 26 $65,612 $69,800
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Coupe 19 26 $58,562 $62,300
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Sedan 20 28 $56,353 $59,950
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Wagon 19 26 $60,348 $64,200
E-Class E 450 RWD Convertible 20 27 $63,262 $67,300
E-Class E 450 RWD Coupe 20 28 $56,212 $59,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,432
$75,529
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,900
$80,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1032 / month
$1339 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Acura RLX wraps a forward-thinking powertrain in a comfortable but cookie-cutter package. With two new engine options, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reminds us that life is good at the top.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57 48.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.1 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 58.7
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 51.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 56.1
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 36.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64.3 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.8 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
198.1 190.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 9.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 14.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 14.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P275/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P245/40ZR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4380 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
341 @ 4700 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
377 @ 6500 429 @ 6100
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.03 2.25
Trans Type
7 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.66 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.64
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RLX Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style
SH-AWD Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 850
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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