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Selected Style 45 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
45 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $38,272 $42,300
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,272
$34,077
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,300
$38,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$705 / month
$645 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 44.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 55.0
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 34.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.0 100.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.0
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 57.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 110.2
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.4 14.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.6 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 1.1 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 19.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.4 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40 37.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/45WR18 P225/55VR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P225/55VR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/45WR18 P225/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3851 3649
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System SMPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 333 @ 4000 220 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.5L/275 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 6400 220 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.37 3.431
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.180
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.13 3.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.357
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.424
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.753
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Infiniti M45 Lexus GS 300
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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