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CarsDirect Price
$30,915 N/A N/A
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg 17.0 mpg 16.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
24.0 mpg 22.0 mpg 21.0 mpg
Star Rating
Transmission
6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 6-spd Sequential SportShift w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 48/50,000
Seating Capacity
7 occupants
7 occupants
7 occupants
Radio
AM/FM/HD, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan Acura/ELS Surround XM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder MP3 decoder MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls
Cup Holder
front and rear front and rear front and rear
1-Touch Open
driver and passenger driver driver and passenger
Air Filter
air filter air filter air filter
Amplifier
N/A N/A 410W premium
Antenna
window grid window grid diversity concealed
Auxiliary Visors
dual dual N/A
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage N/A cargo concealed storage
Cargo Cover
N/A roll-up N/A
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs cargo tie downs cargo tie downs
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning N/A automatic air conditioning
Clock
in-dash in-dash in-dash
Compass
N/A compass N/A
Dome Light
fade fade fade
Door Bins
dual dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest driver foot rest
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature exterior temperature exterior temperature
Floor Console
full full full
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front manual dual zone front
Front Windows
power power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Garage Door Opener
N/A HomeLink Wireless Control System HomeLink Wireless Control System
Glove Box
glove box locking locking
Heated Front Wipers
N/A wiper park N/A
Instrument Display
analog analog analog
Instrument Panel Storage
bin covered bin N/A
Interior Concealed Storage
N/A N/A interior concealed storage
Overhead Console
mini with storage mini with storage, conversation mirror mini with storage
Park Distance Control
N/A rear camera only rear camera only
Power Outlets
3 3 3
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power power power
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls
Radio Theft Deterrent
N/A N/A radio theft deterrent
Reading Lights
front front & rear front & rear
Rear Air Conditioning
rear air with separate controls rear air with separate controls rear air with separate controls
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks rear child safety door locks rear child safety door locks
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins rear door bins rear door bins
Rear Heat Ducts
N/A underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Window Release
N/A keyfob N/A
Rear Windows
power power power
Rear Windshield Type
N/A flip-up N/A
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval
Rearview Mirror
day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical mechanical power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power retained accessory power retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
2 2 2
Speakers
6 6 10 Acura/ELS Surround
Speed Sensitve Wipers
N/A N/A speed sensitive wipers
Steering Wheel
telescopic tilt telescopic tilt power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip sun visor strip sun visor strip
Sunroof
N/A express open/close express open/close
Systems Monitor
N/A systems monitor systems monitor
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
deep deep deep
Trip Computer
trip computer trip computer trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
N/A power power
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic plastic plastic
Trunk Pulldown
N/A trunk/hatch auto-latch trunk/hatch auto-latch
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated dual illuminated dual illuminated
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
7 occupants
7 occupants
7 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth leather leather
Rear Seats
60-40 split-bench bucket 60-40 split-bench
Heated Front Seats
N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, driver heated-seatback
Front Armrests
center center center
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable adjustable w/tilt adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way (8-way power) (8-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way (8-way power)
Rear Headrests
adjustable adjustable adjustable
Rear Armrests
center N/A center
Third Row Seats
50-50 split-bench 50-50 split-bench 50-50 split-bench
Door Trim
cloth leatherette leather
Headliner
full cloth full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear N/A carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
piano black metal-look simulated wood
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Torque
270 @ 4500 248 @ 4700 270 @ 4500
Horsepower
273 @ 6250 270 @ 6200 300 @ 6000
Engine
3.7L V-6 273 HP 270 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm 3.5L V-6 270 HP 3.7L V-6 300 HP
Transmission
6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 6-spd Sequential SportShift w/OD
Fuel Tank
20.1 gal. 19.2 gal. 21.0 gal.
Range
405 miles 370 miles 383 miles
Drive Type
front-wheel full-time all wheel automatic full-time Super Handling All-Wheel Drive all wheel
Alternator
110 amp 150 amp 130 amp
Axle Ratio
3.46 3.48 4.25
Battery
with run down protection N/A 550 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish stainless steel dual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
Limited Slip Differential
N/A N/A electro-mechanical
Locking Hub Control
N/A permanent permanent
Traction Control
ABS & driveline ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
electronic stability electronic stability Vehicle Stability Assist
Wheels
18.0 " silver aluminum 17.0 " machined aluminum 18.0 " machined aluminum
Front Suspension
strut strut strut
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link strut multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Steering Cooler
N/A N/A heavy duty
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear front front
Front Tires
P245/60HR18.0BSW AS P245/65SR17.0BSW AS P255/55HR18.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel full-size aluminum compact steel
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Door Count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
100.7 cu.ft. 95.4 cu.ft. 83.5 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
76.2 " 75.2 " 78.5 "
Front Headroom
39.6 " 39.7 " 39.2 "
Rear Legroom
39.8 " 38.3 " 38.7 "
Curb Weight
4,323 lbs. 4,266 lbs. 4,594 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.35 .34 N/A
Exterior Height
68.0 " 69.3 " 68.2 "
Exterior Length
200.2 " 188.4 " 191.6 "
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
N/A N/A 2,888 lbs.
Front Hiproom
56.5 " 56.7 " 59.0 "
Front Legroom
40.9 " 43.2 " 41.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.4 " 59.7 " 61.6 "
Front Tread
65 " 64 " 68 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
5,831 lbs. 6,000 lbs. 5,952 lbs.
Interior Cargo Volume
17.2 cu.ft. 10.3 cu.ft. 15.0 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
48.3 cu.ft. 42.3 cu.ft. 42.9 cu.ft.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
N/A N/A 10,053 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs. 5,000 lbs. 5,000 lbs.
Passenger Volume
139 cu.ft. 146 cu.ft. 142 cu.ft.
Payload
N/A 1,734 lbs. 1,150 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
N/A N/A 3,175 lbs.
Rear Headroom
39.0 " 40.1 " 38.6 "
Rear Hiproom
56.0 " 56.5 " 59.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
58.7 " 59.5 " 61.5 "
Rear Tread
65 " 64 " 68 "
Third Row Headroom
35.4 " 36.3 " 35.8 "
Third Row Hiproom
43.7 " 42.3 " 42.0 "
Third Row Shoulder Room
56.9 " 55.0 " 57.1 "
Turning Radius
18.7 ' 19.4 ' 18.8 '
Wheelbase
113 " 110 " 108 "
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Rear Spoiler
lip lip lip
Bumpers
front body-colored with chrome insert front body-colored with chrome insert front body-colored with metal-look insert
Grille Moldings
black w/chrome surround silver metal-look
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote heated dual power remote w/tilt down heated
Bodyside Insert
N/A chrome N/A
Bodyside Cladding
black N/A N/A
Mud Flaps
N/A N/A front and rear
Rear Bumper
N/A with body-colored insert, 1 rear tow hook(s) with chrome insert
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper rear step bumper N/A
Skid Plates
N/A N/A 2
Trailering Harness
N/A trailering harness N/A
Wheel Well
black N/A N/A
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
N/A daytime running lights daytime running lights
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm panic alarm panic alarm
Security System
N/A security system security system
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver
Passenger
Driver
Passenger
Driver
Passenger
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted seat mounted seat mounted
Ignition Disable
immobilizer immobilizer immobilizer
Knee Airbag
N/A driver N/A
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted seat mounted seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams side impact beams
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Accessories Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 48/50,000
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Maintenance Months/Miles
N/A 24/25,000 N/A
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000 60/60,000 72/70,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000 24/25,000 48/50,000
Invoice
$28,382 $32,876 $43,455
MSRP
$30,815 $36,010 $46,955
CarsDirect Price
$30,915 N/A N/A
Est. Monthly Payments
$506 N/A N/A
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$77 $73 $80