Acura NSX vs. Porsche Cayman

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$156,000 (MSRP)
$55,300

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
573 hp
300 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L Twin
2.0L Turbocharged Boxer 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
4.4 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/35YR19
P235/35ZR20 - P235/45ZR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.5 in.
97.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.7 ft.
36 ft.

Length

Length
176 in.
172.4 in.

Width

Width
87.3 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3803 lbs.
2943 - 3009 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
573 hp
300 hp

Torque

Torque
476 ft. lbs.
280 ft. lbs.

Gas Electric Hybrid

Gas Electric Hybrid

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Optional

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
4 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.6 gal.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
22 mpg
25 - 26 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
21 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
22 mpg
28 - 29 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura NSX
Porsche 718 Cayman

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two-Seaters
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
2

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
44 ft³.
2943 - 3009 lbs.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3803 lbs.
24 - 25 mpg.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 mpg.
21 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 mpg.
_PC18_

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/213
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
250, 480, _PDK01

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
6 - 7

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.84
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.43
3.31 - 3.91

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78
1.95 - 2.29

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43
1.41 - 1.65

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21
1.13 - 1.30

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04
0.95 - 1.08

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.40
0.81 - 0.88

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58
3.00 - 3.55

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4
3.89

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
7.0 - 7.3

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Strut

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/35YR19
Strut

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P305/30YR20
P235/35ZR20, P235/40ZR19, P235/45ZR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 8.5 in.
P265/35ZR20, P265/40ZR19, P265/45ZR18

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 11 in.
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
18 X 9.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.7 ft.
Rack-Pinion

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
36 ft.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel Disc

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
4-Wheel

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.5 - 15 in.
Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 in.
13 - 13.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.6 gal.
11.8 - 13.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.8 in.
97.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.6 in.
172.4 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.5 in.
70.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.5 in.
50.6 - 50.9 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
176 in.
59.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
87.3 in.
60.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
47.8 in.
3.9 - 4.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
65.2 in.
0.62

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.7 in.
Cayman

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
4.4 ft³.
Luxury Sport

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88
Coupe

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
2.0

Model Group

Model Group
NSX
DOHC

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
aluminum

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
4

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
4