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Here's how the 1998 Acura TL, 1998 Lexus GS 300, 2002 Acura CL and the 1997 Acura RL measure up.
4dr Sdn 2.5L
$30,700
Starting MSRP
$36,900
Starting MSRP
3dr Sport Cpe Manual
$19,950
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Base
$41,000
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

176.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

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

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

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
191.5" length, 55.3" height 189.2" length, 55.9" height 172.2" length, 55.1" height 195.1" length, 56.5" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

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

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum N/A Steel
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size
15 x 6.0 in 16 x 7.5 in 16" x 6.5" in 16" x 6.5" in
Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6.0 in 16 x 7.5 in 16" x 6.5" in 16" x 6.5" in
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in 16 x 7.5 in Compact in Compact in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 582 N/A N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 100 110 110

Engine

Engine Type
Gas I5 Gas I6 Gas I4 Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
176 @ 6300 225 @ 6000 160 @ 6500 210 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 3900 220 @ 4000 141 @ 4000 224 @ 2800
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.0L/183 2.0L/122 3.5L/212

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
344.00 mi 396.00 mi 356.40 mi 342.00 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 20 MPG 27 MPG 19 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 25 MPG 33 MPG 25 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
430.00 mi 495.00 mi 435.60 mi 450.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

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

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x 0.91 in 11.57 x 1.26 in 10.3 x 0.82 in 11.0 x 0.91 in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four Wheel 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.2 x 0.35 in 12.01 x 0.47 in 10.2 x 0.35 in 11.0 x 0.35 in

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.2 gal 19.8 gal 13.2 gal 18.0 gal

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 17.2 15.1 16.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 3.38 2.64 3.35
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.2 ft 37.1 ft 38.1 ft 36.1 ft
Steering Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A 38.4 ft N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/60R15 P215/60R16 P205/55R16 P215/60R16
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P215/60R16 P205/55R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
135/80R16 P215/60R16 P135/70R15 135/80R16

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3282 lbs 3638 lbs 2694 lbs 3660 lbs

Dimensions

Second Head Room
36.9 in 37.4 in 30.1 in 36.8 in
Height, Overall
55.3 in 55.9 in 55.1 in 56.5 in
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³ 14.8 ft³ 17.8 ft³ 14.0 ft³
Track Width, Front
59.8 in 60.4 in 58.5 in 61.0 in
Front Leg Room
43.7 in 44.5 in 43.1 in 42.1 in
Second Hip Room
54.3 in 56.1 in 46.2 in 56.5 in
Second Shoulder Room
54.1 in 56.6 in 51.3 in 56.3 in
Front Hip Room
54.7 in 55.0 in 51.1 in 55.7 in
Second Leg Room
35.2 in 34.3 in 29.2 in 35.4 in
Front Shoulder Room
54.6 in 57.7 in 52.6 in 56.9 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 4 5
Liftover Height
N/A 26.0 in N/A N/A
Track Width, Rear
59.4 in 59.4 in 58.5 in 60.6 in
Wheelbase
111.8 in 110.2 in 101.2 in 114.6 in
Passenger Volume
94.7 ft³ 100.0 ft³ 79.2 ft³ 96.5 ft³
Min Ground Clearance
4.7 in 5.3 in 6.0 in 4.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.3 in 70.9 in 67.9 in 71.3 in
Front Head Room
37.5 in 39.0 in 37.8 in 38.8 in
Length, Overall
191.5 in 189.2 in 172.2 in 195.1 in

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