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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 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
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 40.7
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 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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.3 75.0
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) 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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.97 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
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 Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/65HR16 225/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/65HR16 225/70SR16
Spare Tire Size 255/65HR16 225/70SR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 2600 222 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA 1MZ-FE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16 23
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
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Watt's Linkage MacPherson Strut
 
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