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  • 2013 Buick LaCrosse FWD

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    MSRP1: $31,660

  • 2013 Lexus ES 350 4dr Sdn

    2013 Lexus ES 350 4dr Sdn

    MSRP2: $36,370

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  • 2012 Acura TL 4dr Sdn Auto 2WD

    2012 Acura TL 4dr Sdn Auto 2WD

    MSRP2: $35,705

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  • 2012 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sdn FWD

    2012 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sdn FWD

    MSRP2: $34,755

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Powertrain

2013 Lexus ES 350 4dr Sdn 2012 Acura TL 4dr Sdn Auto 2WD 2012 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sdn FWD
Powertrain
Standard Engine Gas/Electric I4 Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 2.4/145 3.5L/211 3.5L/212 3.5L/213
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 6700 268 @ 6200 280 @ 6200 263 @ 6250
Torque @ RPM 172 @ 4900 248 @ 4700 254 @ 5000 249 @ 4500
Fuel Injection Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard Standard
4- wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

2013 Lexus ES 350 4dr Sdn 2012 Acura TL 4dr Sdn Auto 2WD 2012 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sdn FWD
Dimensions
Overall Width 73.1 71.1 74.0 72.2
Wheelbase 111.7 111.0 109.3 107.4
Overall Height 59.2 57.1 57.2 56.9
Front Head Room 38.0 37.5 38.4 38.7
Rear Head Room 37.3 37.5 36.7 37.8
Front Hip Room 55.2 54.8 55.7 54.0
Rear Hip Room 53.9 53.8 54.8 53.5
Front Leg Room 41.7 41.9 42.5 42.3
Rear Leg Room 40.5 40.0 36.2 36.7
Front Shoulder Room 57.4 57.6 58.2 57.2
Rear Shoulder Room 56.0 55.0 56.2 55.8
Seating Capacity 5 5 5 5
Front Tread Width 61.7 62.6 63.2 61.3
Rear Tread Width 62.0 62.0 63.8 61.0
Overall Vehicle Length 196.9 192.7 194.0 189.8

Exterior

2013 Lexus ES 350 4dr Sdn 2012 Acura TL 4dr Sdn Auto 2WD 2012 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sdn FWD
Exterior
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard Not Available
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard Standard
Remote Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Side Mirror Standard Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control System Standard Standard Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard Not Available
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Available Available Not Available Not Available
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Available Standard Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard Available Not Available Not Available

Interior

2013 Lexus ES 350 4dr Sdn 2012 Acura TL 4dr Sdn Auto 2WD 2012 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sdn FWD
Interior
Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard Standard
Thorax Side Impact Standard Standard Standard Standard
Head Curtain side impact air bags front Standard Standard Standard Standard
Head Curtain side impact air bags rear Standard Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard Standard
Rear Parking Assist Standard Available Not Available Standard
Climate Control Standard Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone Climate Control Standard Not Available Standard Standard
Rear Climate Control Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available
Rear Window Defogger Standard Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard Standard
Remote Vehicle Start Standard Available Not Available Available
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard Standard
Cloth Seats Standard Not Available Not Available Not Available
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Support Standard Standard Standard Standard
AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Playback Standard Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary-Audio Input Jacks Standard Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls Standard Standard Standard Standard
Bluetooth® connectivity Standard Available Standard Standard
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard Not Available Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard Standard
Universal Home Remote Standard Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic, automatic-dimming rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard Standard
Auto-dimming rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Visor Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Power Outlet Standard Not Available Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard Standard

Safety

2013 Lexus ES 350 4dr Sdn 2012 Acura TL 4dr Sdn Auto 2WD 2012 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sdn FWD
Safety
4- Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard Standard
Driver Air bags Standard Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air bags Standard Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard Standard
Rear Door Child Security Lockout Standard Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control System Standard Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control System Standard Standard Standard Standard
Telematics OnStar Directions and Connections SYNC
  Automatic Crash Response; Emergency Services; Crisis Assist; First Assist; Injury Severity Predictor; Stolen Vehicle Assistance; Stolen Vehicle Slowdown; Remote Ignition Block; Remote Door Unlock; Turn-by-Turn Navigation; Destination Download (requires navigation radio); OnStar eNav (where available); OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics; Roadside Assistance; Remote Horn and Lights; Hands Free Calling Hands-free Calling; Turn-by-Turn Directions; 911 Assist; Music Search; Vehicle Health Report; Personalized Daily Info; Business Search; Traffic Alerts; Audible Text Messages

Fuel

2013 Lexus ES 350 4dr Sdn 2012 Acura TL 4dr Sdn Auto 2WD 2012 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sdn FWD
Fuel
EPA Est. Fuel Economy City 25 mpg 21 mpg 20 mpg 18 mpg
EPA Est. Fuel Economy Highway 36 mpg 31 mpg 29 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Tank Capacity 15.8 gal 17.2 gal 18.5 gal 17.5 gal

Warranty 3

2013 Lexus ES 350 4dr Sdn 2012 Acura TL 4dr Sdn Auto 2WD 2012 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sdn FWD
Warranty
Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty (miles) 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000
Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty (years) 4 4 4 4
Powertrain/Drivetrain Limited Warranty (miles) 70,000 70,000 70,000 70,000
Powertrain/Drivetrain Limited Warranty (years) 6 6 6 6
Rust Warranty (miles) Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Rust Warranty (years) 6 6 5 5
Roadside Assistance Program (miles) 70,000 Unlimited 50,000 70,000
Roadside Assistance Program (years) 6 4 4 6

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