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Acura RL
2012 Acura RL
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$48,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Lexus ES Hybrid
2022 Lexus ES Hybrid
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TBC
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan
2022 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan
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$54,950
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Overview

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 43 MPG
Hwy: 44 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 6300 rpm
215 hp
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
271 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
163 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,099 lbs
3,730 lbs
3,781 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
44 MPG
25 MPG
City
17 MPG
43 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
44 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.1 Tons/yr
4.0 Tons/yr
7.2 (2021) Tons/yr
EPA rating
4
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
13.2 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
329.8 miles
567.6 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
465.6 miles
580.8 miles
539.4 miles

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
N/A
29.1 kWh
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.8 in
195.9 in
194.3 in
Height
57.2 in
56.9 in
57.8 in
Max Width
72.7 in
73.4 in
73.7 in
Front Width
62 in
63 in
63.6 in
Rear Width
62.4 in
63.4 in
63.7 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
113 in
115.7 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
42.4 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
37.5 in
37.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
55.9 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.1 in
55 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.3 in
39.2 in
35.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.4 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
54 in
56.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54 in
54.3 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
16.7 ft³
13.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45VR18
P215/55VR17
P245/45HR18
Rear Tire
P245/45VR18
P215/55VR17
P245/45HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

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

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Nautical Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Cardinal Red
  • MANUFAKTUR Diamond White
  • MANUFAKTUR Selenite Grey Magno

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Seacoast, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • Taupe, Perforated Leather seat trim
  • 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)
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Brown, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Magma Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Nut Brown/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Nut Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Grey, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Nut Brown/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
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
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
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