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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Cabriolet CVT 3.0L 20 27 $37,368 $41,500
4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T 22 31 $22,684 $25,100
4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T 23 29 $23,806 $26,250
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 1.8T 21 29 $24,434 $26,850
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 1.8T 20 28 $25,556 $28,000
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 28 $28,681 $31,740
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 3.0L 18 25 $29,409 $32,440
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $30,431 $33,490
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 1.8T 21 29 $25,324 $27,850
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 1.8T 20 28 $26,446 $29,000
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 3.0L 18 25 $30,299 $33,440
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $31,321 $34,490
2-Door Cabriolet CVT 1.8T 23 30 $31,549 $34,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,130
$22,684
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,725
$25,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$529 / month
$418 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.4 90.1
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 4.2
Length, Overall (in) 191.1 179.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 69.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 13.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.39
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) 10.6 x - TBD - 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60VR16 P205/65HR15
Spare Tire Size P215/60VR16 P205/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60VR16 P205/65HR15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3439 3252
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.7 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5800 170 @ 5900
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4400 166 @ 1950
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 1.8L/109
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.87
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.14 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.18
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.48 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.78
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.43
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus ES 300 Audi A4
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four Link
 
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