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Acura RL
2012 Acura RL
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$48,200
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BMW 5 Series Sedan
2022 BMW 5 Series Sedan
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$59,950
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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Lexus ES Hybrid
2022 Lexus ES Hybrid
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8.4
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Overview

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 43 MPG
Hwy: 44 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
14 ft³
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
Horsepower
300 hp @ 6300 rpm
335 hp @ 5500 rpm
215 hp
Torque
271 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
332 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
163 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,099 lbs
3,898 lbs
3,730 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
27 MPG
44 MPG
City
17 MPG
25 MPG
43 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
32 MPG
44 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
18 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
329.8 miles
450 miles
567.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
465.6 miles
576 miles
580.8 miles

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
N/A
N/A
29.1 kWh

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.8 in
195.8 in
195.9 in
Height
57.2 in
58.2 in
56.9 in
Max Width
72.7 in
73.5 in
73.4 in
Front Width
62 in
63.2 in
63 in
Rear Width
62.4 in
64 in
63.4 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
117.1 in
113 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
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
38.8 in
37.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
58.7 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.1 in
N/A
55 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.3 in
36.5 in
39.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.5 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
55.9 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54 in
N/A
54.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
14 ft³
16.7 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
19" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
19" x 8"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45VR18
P245/40HR19
P215/55VR17
Rear Tire
P245/45VR18
P245/40HR19
P215/55VR17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Moonbeam Beige Metallic
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Sunlit Green

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite 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
  • Black, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Chateau, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Chateau, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Flaxen, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flaxen, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)

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
Not Available
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

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

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
6 Years / Unlimited 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
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
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