Compare 2005 Acura RSX vs 2005 Nissan 350Z

2005 Acura RSX
2005 Nissan 350Z
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2-Door Coupe AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RSX 2-Door Coupe AT 25 34 $19,307 $21,175
RSX 2-Door Coupe AT Leather 25 34 $20,286 $22,250
RSX 2-Door Coupe MT 27 34 $18,488 $20,275
RSX 2-Door Coupe MT Leather 27 34 $19,467 $21,350
RSX 2-Door Coupe Type-S 6-spd MT Leather 23 31 $21,579 $23,670
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2-Door Coupe 35th Anniv. Edition Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
350Z 2-Door Coupe 35th Anniv. Edition Automatic 19 25 $34,015 $37,200
350Z 2-Door Coupe 35th Anniv. Edition Manual 20 26 $33,100 $36,200
350Z 2-Door Coupe Enthusiast Automatic 19 25 $27,514 $29,750
350Z 2-Door Coupe Enthusiast Manual 20 26 $26,589 $28,750
350Z 2-Door Coupe Manual 20 26 $25,066 $26,800
350Z 2-Door Coupe Performance Manual 20 26 $28,624 $30,950
350Z 2-Door Coupe Touring Automatic 19 25 $29,687 $32,100
350Z 2-Door Coupe Touring Manual 20 26 $30,815 $33,700
350Z 2-Door Coupe Track Manual 20 26 $31,637 $34,600
350Z 2-Door Roadster Enthusiast Automatic 18 25 $32,785 $35,450
350Z 2-Door Roadster Enthusiast Manual 20 26 $31,860 $34,450
350Z 2-Door Roadster Grand Touring Manual 20 26 $36,346 $39,300
350Z 2-Door Roadster Touring Automatic 18 25 $35,004 $37,850
350Z 2-Door Roadster Touring Manual 20 26 $34,079 $36,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,307
$34,015
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,175
$37,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$620 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
34.1 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
51.1 53.2
Second Leg Room (in)
29.2 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.2 50.5
Second Hip Room (in)
46.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.4 169.4
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 51.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
16.0 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 6.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.35 12.68 x 0.87
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x 0.82 12.76 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 20
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.9 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 35.4
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.59 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/55VR16 P225/45WR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55VR16 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2809 3291
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16" x 6.5" 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.1 9.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
141 @ 4000 274 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA VQ35DE
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 6500 287 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 2.26
Trans Order Code
NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.56 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.68 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.47
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.57 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00 2.37
Summary
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 2dr Coupe
Vehicle Name
Acura RSX Nissan 350Z
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Control Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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