Acura RLX vs. Lexus GS

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$54,900
$46,510

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.75 / 5
4 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
241 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L 24
2.0L I4 16V DOHC

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
42.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.6 in.
38 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.8 in.
36.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.9 cu. ft.
18.4 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/40WR19
P225/50VR17 - P235/45VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
112.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40.5 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
198.1 in.
192.1 in.

Width

Width
74.4 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3977 lbs.
3805 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
241 hp

Torque

Torque
272 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
Optional

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
27 mpg

City

City
20 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg
32 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura RLX
Lexus GS

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
102.1 ft³.
99 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3977 lbs.
3805 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 mpg.
26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/212
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Port/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
4.60

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27
2.72

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19
1.86

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.60
1.46

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30
1.23

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97
4.06

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.61
3.13

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6
6.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
80

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/40WR19
FT - FW

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/40WR19
FT - FW

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
P225/50VR17, P235/40YR19, P235/45VR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 - 19 X 8 in.
P225/50VR17, P235/45VR18, P265/35YR19

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 - 19 X 8 in.
Compact

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Compact in.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.5 ft.
Steel

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Rack-Pinion

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
34.8 ft.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
4-Wheel Disc

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
4-Wheel

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in.
Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in.
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
13.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.6 in.
12.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
17.4 gal.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.6 in.
38 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.9 in.
42.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
57.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.8 in.
54.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57 in.
37.8 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
54.5 in.
36.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
55.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
198.1 in.
54.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.7 in.
192.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.3 in.
72.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.2 in.
57.3 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
3.8 in.
62 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.9 ft³.
62.6 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78
5.1 in.

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
18.4 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
RLX
0.82

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
0.69

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
GS300

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
Luxury High

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
Sedan

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
2.0

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
DOHC

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
aluminum