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2012 Acura RL
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2019 Cadillac CTS Sedan
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Overview

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
14 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 6300 rpm
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
265 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque
271 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 3000-4500 rpm
Transmission
N/A
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,099 lbs
3,765 lbs
3,652 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
28 MPG
25 MPG
City
17 MPG
25 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
33 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
18 gallons
19 gallons
Cruising Range City
329.8 miles
450 miles
418 miles
Cruising Range Highway
465.6 miles
594 miles
570 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.8 in
195.8 in
195.5 in
Height
57.2 in
58.2 in
57.2 in
Max Width
72.7 in
73.5 in
72.2 in
Front Width
62 in
63.2 in
61.4 in
Rear Width
62.4 in
64.2 in
61.7 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
117.1 in
114.6 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
41.4 in
45.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
38.8 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
58.7 in
56.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.1 in
N/A
53.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.3 in
36.5 in
35.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.5 in
37.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
55.9 in
54.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54 in
N/A
53.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
14 ft³
13.7 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
39.4 ft
37.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
18" x 8"
17" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
18" x 8"
17" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Double Wishbone
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Independent Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45VR18
P245/45HR18
P245/45R17
Rear Tire
P245/45VR18
P245/45HR18
P245/45R17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Seacoast, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Taupe, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Black, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Jet Black with Jet Black Accents, Leather seating surfaces
  • Light Platinum with Jet Black Accents, Leather seating surfaces
  • Light Platinum with Jet Black Accents, Leatherette seating surfaces

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Optional

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance Note
N/A
N/A
1 Year/1 Visit
Rust-Through
N/A
N/A
6 Years / Unlimited Miles