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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L 18 28 $32,070 $34,200
4-Door Sedan V8 4.6L 16 25 $41,204 $44,500
4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L R-Spec 16 25 $43,044 $46,500
4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L 17 25 $42,124 $45,500
4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 16 24 $62,219 $67,630
4-Door Sedan AWD 16 23 $64,339 $69,935
4-Door Sedan RWD L 16 24 $67,323 $73,175
4-Door Sedan AWD L 16 23 $69,443 $75,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,070
$62,219
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,200
$67,630
Monthly Payment Estimate
$570 / month
$1127 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The Genesis' impressive details and execution make it a pragmatic luxury-car choice, especially in the quick, plush V-6 version. The 2012 Lexus LS sedans combine executive-class interior appointments and long-haul comfort with noteworthy tech features; but driving enjoyment is missing.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large car Midsize cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.4 103.0
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6 35.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 38.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 43.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 115.6 116.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 73.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.8 63.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 196.3 199.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 18.0
Brakes
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) 13.0 x - TBD - 13.1 x - TBD -
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) 12.4 x - TBD - 12.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.3 22.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R17 P235/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R17 P235/50R18
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/50R18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3971 4244
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 100
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 291 @ 5100 367 @ 4100
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 333 @ 6400 380 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 (Est) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 (Est) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 (Est) 16
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.17
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.55 0.68
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.72
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.46
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/manual shift
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.64 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.66 4.59
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 1.86
Trans Type 8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Genesis Lexus LS 460
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.7 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 9.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 3
 
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