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

1997 Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sedan Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan (CA/NY) 3-Door Coupe S Automatic w/Sunroof
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.2 89.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 -TBD-
Length, Overall (in) 194.9 182.6
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 24.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 -TBD-
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-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/60R15
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3660 3000
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 -TBD-
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
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
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I4
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 27
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sdn Saab 900
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear Independent H-Formed
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
 
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