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Acura RL
2012 Acura RL
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Cadillac STS
2011 Cadillac STS
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Infiniti M56
2013 Infiniti M56
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Overview

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Engine
5.6L V8 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-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: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
3.6L V6 Gas
5.6L V8 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 6300 rpm
302 hp @ 6300 rpm
420 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
271 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
272 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
417 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,099 lbs
3,973 lbs
4,028 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
21 MPG
19 MPG
City
17 MPG
18 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
27 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.1 Tons/yr
8.9 Tons/yr
9.6 Tons/yr
EPA rating
4
5
3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
17 gallons
20 gallons
Cruising Range City
329.8 miles
306 miles
320 miles
Cruising Range Highway
465.6 miles
459 miles
480 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.8 in
196.7 in
194.7 in
Height
57.2 in
57.6 in
59.1 in
Max Width
72.7 in
72.6 in
72.6 in
Front Width
62 in
61.8 in
62 in
Rear Width
62.4 in
62.3 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
116.4 in
114.2 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
N/A
5.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
42.6 in
44 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
38.7 in
39.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
58.6 in
58.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.1 in
54.6 in
54.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.3 in
38.3 in
36.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.9 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
57.4 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54 in
55.6 in
53.5 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
13.8 ft³
14.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr rack & pinion
Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
36.9 ft
36.7 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
17" x 7.5"
18" x 8.0"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
17" x 7.5"
18" x 8.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Independent
Double wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45VR18
P235/50VR17
P245/50VR18
Rear Tire
P245/45VR18
P235/50VR17
P245/50VR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
T165/80R17

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Seacoast, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Taupe, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Cashmere, Nuance Leather seating surfaces
  • Ebony, Nuance Leather seating surfaces
  • Light Gray, Nuance Leather seating surfaces
  • Graphite, Leather seat trim
  • Java, Leather seat trim
  • Stone Sport, Leather seat trim
  • Stone, Leather seat trim
  • Wheat, Leather seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
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
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
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
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Gas Engine
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Short Term California
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
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