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Compare 1997 Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sedan vs 1997 Volvo 850

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan (CA/NY) 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 20 29 $24,510 $26,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 29 $25,485 $27,685
5-Door Wagon Manual 20 29 $25,810 $28,010
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 20 29 $25,740 $28,040
5-Door Wagon Automatic 20 29 $26,785 $28,985
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 20 29 $26,715 $29,015
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $26,940 $29,240
5-Door Wagon Manual GT 20 29 $27,040 $29,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $27,915 $30,215
5-Door Wagon Automatic GT 20 29 $28,015 $30,315
5-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $28,240 $30,540
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $29,215 $31,515
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $29,435 $31,835
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $30,735 $33,135
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo 19 26 $31,550 $34,500
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo 19 26 $32,850 $35,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo HP 19 26 $34,985 $38,685
5-Door Wagon Automatic 850 Turbo HP 19 26 $36,435 $40,135
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,233
$24,510
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,700
$26,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$762 / month
$445 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 33.8 35.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.2 111.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 57.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 109.4 104.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 194.9 183.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 14.7/33.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.01 x - TBD - 11.5" x TBD
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
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 - 11.0" x TBD
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 19.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 33.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.23 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 16.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size P215/60R16 Temp
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 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3660 3232
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 15" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 15" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 Temp
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 520
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 4800 162 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA B5254-S
Displacement 3.0L/183 2.4L/148.6 CID
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 5800 168 @ 6100
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.01 4.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804 3.07
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 1.19
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.978 1.77
Trans Order Code NA M56H
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sdn
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sdn Volvo 850
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Delta Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - .767
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - .787
 
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