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Here's how the 2001 Acura RL, 1997 Lexus GS 300, 2002 INFINITI Q45 and the 2002 Acura CL measure up.
4dr Sdn
$42,150
Starting MSRP
$45,700
Starting MSRP
Luxury Performance Sdn
$50,500
Starting MSRP
3dr Sport Cpe Manual
$19,950
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 2-door
Seats
5 5 5 4
Engine

210.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

220.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

340.0-hp, 4.5-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

160.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
196.6" length, 56.5" height 194.9" length, 55.9" height 199.6" length, 58.7" height 172.2" length, 55.1" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Grey-Violet

Dark Charcoal

Medium Grey

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Sub-Compact Mid-Size Sub-Compact

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.0" in 16 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.5 in 16" x 6.5" in
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.0" in 16 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.5 in 16" x 6.5" in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel Steel N/A
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size
N/A 16 x 7.5 in 16 x 4.0 in Compact in

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 80 110 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A 582 N/A

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
224 @ 2800 210 @ 4800 333 @ 4000 141 @ 4000
Displacement
3.5L/212 3.0L/183 4.5L/275 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 220 @ 5800 340 @ 6400 160 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I6 Gas V8 Gas I4

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG 18 MPG 17 MPG 27 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 24 MPG 25 MPG 33 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
432.00 mi 506.40 mi 535.00 mi 435.60 mi
Cruising Range - City
324.00 mi 379.80 mi 363.80 mi 356.40 mi

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent Strut-Type MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs w/Control Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Independent Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four Wheel Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x 0.47 in 12.01 x -TBD- in 11.5 x 0.6 in 10.2 x 0.35 in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x 1.1 in 11.57 x -TBD- in 11.4 x 1.1 in 10.3 x 0.82 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted Power Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.0 gal 21.1 gal 21.4 gal 13.2 gal

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
- N/A N/A N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.35 3.23 3.3 2.64
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 18.3 18.5 15.1
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft 36.1 ft 36.1 ft 38.1 ft

Tires

Spare Tire Size
135/80R16 P215/60R16 T135/90D16 P135/70R15
Front Tire Size
P215/60VR16 P215/60R16 P225/55VR17 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Size
P215/60VR16 P215/60R16 P225/55VR17 P205/55R16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - 1000 lbs N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - 100 lbs N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - N/A N/A

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3858 lbs 3660 lbs 3801 lbs 2694 lbs

Dimensions

Height, Overall
56.5 in 55.9 in 58.7 in 55.1 in
Front Head Room
38.8 in 38.3 in 38.4 in 37.8 in
Track Width, Front
61.0 in 60.6 in 62.2 in 58.5 in
Trunk Volume
14.0 ft³ 13.0 ft³ 13.7 ft³ 17.8 ft³
Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in 57.3 in 58.2 in 52.6 in
Track Width, Rear
60.6 in 60.2 in 61.4 in 58.5 in
Second Leg Room
35.4 in 33.8 in 37.3 in 29.2 in
Second Shoulder Room
56.9 in 57.3 in 57.2 in 51.3 in
Min Ground Clearance
4.9 in 5.5 in 5.8 in 6.0 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A 28.4 in N/A
Front Leg Room
42.1 in 44.0 in 44.0 in 43.1 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 4
Front Hip Room
55.7 in 54.1 in 55.9 in 51.1 in
Length, Overall
196.6 in 194.9 in 199.6 in 172.2 in
Wheelbase
114.6 in 109.4 in 113.0 in 101.2 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.4 in 70.7 in 72.6 in 67.9 in
Second Head Room
36.8 in 36.8 in 36.4 in 30.1 in
Passenger Volume
96.5 ft³ 97.2 ft³ 102.1 ft³ 79.2 ft³
Second Hip Room
56.5 in 56.7 in 58.0 in 46.2 in

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