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Selected Style 4-Door CXL RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 22 $28,592 $30,580
4-Door AWD CXL 15 21 $30,462 $32,580
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 18 24 $32,186 $36,370
4-Door SUV AWD 18 24 $33,425 $37,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,592
$32,186
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,580
$36,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$510 / month
$606 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 102.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 57.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 7.09
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 186.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 66.1
Liftover Height (in) 32.1 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 72.6
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 62.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 84.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 38.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 12.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 19.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 225/65SR17
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 225/65SR17
Front Tire Order Code QTM NA
Spare Tire Order Code N79 NA
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 225/65SR17
Rear Tire Order Code QTM NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4417 3860
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 277 @ 4800 242 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LL8 NA
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.3L/202
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 291 @ 6000 230 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.478
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.047
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.235
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.517
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.378
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.360
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4-Door SUV
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Lexus RX 330
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Load-Leveling Dual-Link Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double A-Arm MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 - TBD -
 
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