Compare 2020 Acura RLX vs 2020 Audi A6 vs 2020 Lexus GS

2020 Acura RLX
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2020 Audi A6
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2020 Lexus GS
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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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Premium 45 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A6 Premium 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Premium 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Premium Plus 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
S6 2.9 TFSI Premium Plus 18 28 $69,468 $73,900
S6 2.9 TFSI Prestige 18 28 $69,468 $73,900
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GS 350 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GS GS 350 AWD 19 26 $47,490 $51,065
GS GS 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $50,626 $54,505
GS GS 350 F SPORT Black Line AWD 19 26 $51,226 $55,155
GS GS 350 F SPORT Black Line RWD 19 27 $49,623 $53,410
GS GS 350 F SPORT RWD 19 27 $49,026 $52,760
GS GS 350 RWD 20 28 $47,798 $51,395
GS F RWD 16 24 $79,059 $85,010
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,432
$51,608
$47,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,900
$54,900
$51,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1032 / month
$915 / month
$851 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
7.2
5.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Acura RLX’s familiar shape hides a forward-thinking powertrain. The 2020 Audi A6 is as good as mid-size luxury sedans get—for those still shopping sedans. The 2020 Lexus GS is a stylish, sporty sedan for nonconformists.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 24 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 32 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 - 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 37.4 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 - 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 57.8 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 38.1 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57 56.5 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.3 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.1 - 99
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 115.1 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 74.3 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.3 64.2 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.8 4.2 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
198.1 194.4 192.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 57.4 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 63.7 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 13.7 18.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.3 13.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 13 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 19.3 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 36.4 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P245/45HR19 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19 P245/45HR19 P235/45VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4380 4101 3891
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.0 L/121 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
377 @ 6500 248 @ 4300 311 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
341 @ 4700 273 @ 1600 280 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 27 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 32 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 24 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.41 3.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.03 1.52 1.40
Trans Type
7 7 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 0.74 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.66 2.75 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.75 2.19 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA 8Y NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.06 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.39 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.51 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 3.19 3.52
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RLX Audi A6 Lexus GS
Body Style
SH-AWD Sedan quattro Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 6.6 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - 80
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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