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Acura RL
2012 Acura RL
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$48,200
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Audi A7 Sportback
2021 Audi A7 Sportback
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$69,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Overview

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.3 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 6300 rpm
335 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
271 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 1370 rpm
Transmission
N/A
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
20" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
20" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45VR18
P255/40HR20
Rear Tire
P245/45VR18
P255/40HR20
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
24 MPG
City
17 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.1 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
EPA rating
4
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
19.3 gallons
Cruising Range City
329.8 miles
424.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
465.6 miles
559.7 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.8 in
195.6 in
Height
57.2 in
56 in
Max Width
72.7 in
75.1 in
Front Width
62 in
65.1 in
Rear Width
62.4 in
64.4 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
115.2 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
37 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
57.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.3 in
37 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,099 lbs
4,332 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
24.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Avalon Green Metallic
  • Carat Beige Metallic
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Firmament Blue Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Soho Brown Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Triton Blue Metallic
  • Typhoon Gray Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Seacoast, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Taupe, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Black w/Rock Gray Stitch, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown w/Steel Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pearl Beige w/Agate Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pearl Beige w/Agate Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles