Acura RLX vs. Audi A7

Majestic Black Pearl
VS
Cuvee Silver Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$36,405 - $39,740
$52,800 - $57,049

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.77 / 5
13 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
340 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L 24
3.0 TFSI 6 Cylinder 340 HP

Interior Features

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.6 in.
36.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.8 in.
37 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
36.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.9 cu. ft.
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
114.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40.5 ft.
39 ft.

Length

Length
198.1 in.
196.2 in.

Width

Width
74.4 in.
75.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3977 .lbs
4244 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
340 hp

Torque

Torque
272 ft. lbs.
325 ft. lbs.

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
19.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
10 - 15 mpg
10 - 15 mpg

City

City
20 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg
29 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura RLX
Audi A7

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
quattro Sportback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
102.1 ft³.
Not Available

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3977 lbs.
4244 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23
23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 mpg.
29 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/212
3.0 L/183

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
10
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25
4.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27
3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19
2.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.60
1.67

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30
1.28

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97
3.32

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.61
2.85

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6
7.7

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
180

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19
P255/40HR19 - P265/35HR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19
P255/40HR19 - P265/35HR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 - 19 X 8 in.
19 X 8 - 20 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 - 19 X 8 in.
19 X 8 - 20 X 9 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.5 ft.
39 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in.
14 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in.
13 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
19.8 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.6 in.
36.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
41.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.6 in.
57.2 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.9 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
36.6 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.8 in.
37 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57 in.
55.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.5 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
114.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
198.1 in.
196.2 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.4 in.
75.2 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.7 in.
55.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.3 in.
64.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.2 in.
64.4 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
3.8 in.
4.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.9 ft³.
Not Available

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78
0.84

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
0.67

Model Group

Model Group
RLX
A7

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
3.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4