Compare 1997 Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sedan vs 1997 Saab 900

1997 Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sedan
1997 Saab 900
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 24 $39,233 $45,700
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3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Sunroof S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Automatic S 19 27 $22,923 $25,470
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Sunroof S 19 27 $22,923 $25,470
3-Door Coupe Manual S 21 29 $22,923 $25,470
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Sunroof S 21 29 $22,923 $25,470
5-Door Sedan Automatic S 19 27 $23,823 $26,470
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof S 19 27 $23,823 $26,470
5-Door Sedan Manual S 21 29 $23,823 $26,470
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof S 21 29 $23,823 $26,470
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic SE 18 26 $27,423 $30,470
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $27,423 $30,470
3-Door Coupe Automatic SE Talledega 18 26 $27,663 $30,995
3-Door Coupe Manual SE Talledega 20 27 $27,663 $30,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic SE 18 26 $28,322 $31,470
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $28,322 $31,470
5-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 19 25 $28,322 $31,470
5-Door Sedan Automatic SE Talledega 18 26 $28,557 $31,995
5-Door Sedan Manual SE Talledega 20 27 $28,557 $31,995
2-Door Convertible Automatic S 19 27 $32,104 $35,670
2-Door Convertible Manual S 21 29 $32,104 $35,670
2-Door Convertible Turbo Automatic SE 18 26 $37,115 $41,470
2-Door Convertible Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $37,115 $41,470
2-Door Convertible V6 Automatic SE 19 25 $37,115 $41,470
2-Door Convertible Automatic SE Talledega 18 26 $36,849 $41,995
2-Door Convertible Manual SE Talledega 20 27 $36,849 $41,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,233
$22,923
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,700
$25,470
Monthly Payment Estimate
$762 / month
$425 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 52.6
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 52.3
Second Leg Room (in)
33.8 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.2 89.7
Second Hip Room (in)
56.7 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 52.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 56.8
Wheelbase (in)
109.4 102.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 67.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 56.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 -TBD-
Length, Overall (in)
194.9 182.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.0 24.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.01 x - TBD - -TBD-
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.57 x - TBD - -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.23 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.3 -TBD-
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P215/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P195/60R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3660 3000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 -TBD-
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.9 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -TBD-
Engine
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
210 @ 4800 155 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5800 150 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.804 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.531 1.39
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.705 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.393 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.978 2.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.01 2.65
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sdn Saab 900
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent H-Formed

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