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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon S 12 16 $31,259 $34,350
4-Door Wagon SE 12 16 $34,899 $38,350
4-Door Wagon HSE 12 16 $36,719 $40,350
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 19 23 $30,909 $35,125
4-Door SUV 4WD 18 22 $32,493 $36,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,259
$30,909
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,350
$35,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$573 / month
$585 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 16 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 40.7
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 110
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 38.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 7.7
Length, Overall (in) 185.2 180.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 47.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 76.4 65.7
Liftover Height (in) 27.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 100.0 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 41.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.3 75.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - 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) 40.5 39.8
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.97 x - TBD - 11.7 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) 11.7 x - TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24.6 19.8
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Worm & Roller Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.3 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.0 41.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size 255/65HR16 225/70SR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/65HR16 225/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/65HR16 225/70SR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 550 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4908 3715
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 2600 222 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA 1MZ-FE
Displacement 4.6L/278 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 217 @ 4750 220 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.21 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Four-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.09 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 3.27 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48 3.94
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Land Rover Discovery Lexus RX 300
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Watt's Linkage MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Radius Arms Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Panhard Rod MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.20 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arms Independent
 
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