Compare 2020 Acura RLX vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2020 Acura RLX
2020 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 $76,751 $81,650
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Coupe 21 28 $70,453 $74,950
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Sedan 21 28 $69,372 $73,800
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Sedan 15 23 $100,909 $107,350
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Wagon 16 23 $105,045 $111,750
E-Class E 350 4MATIC Sedan 23 32 $53,157 $56,550
E-Class E 350 RWD Sedan 23 32 $50,807 $54,050
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Convertible 19 26 $69,466 $73,900
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Coupe 19 26 $62,839 $66,850
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Sedan 20 28 $57,857 $61,550
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Wagon 19 26 $62,134 $66,100
E-Class E 450 RWD Convertible 20 27 $67,116 $71,400
E-Class E 450 RWD Coupe 20 28 $60,489 $64,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,432
$76,751
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,900
$81,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1032 / month
$1361 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Acura RLX’s familiar shape hides a forward-thinking powertrain. It's good to be the king: There's a reason the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class family of cars still rules the mid-size luxury roost.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57 48.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 56.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 9.5
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 39.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4380 -
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 9
Engine
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
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 20
Transmission
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 Drive All Wheel Drive
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
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
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 (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
6.3 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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