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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $31,955 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof 21 30 $31,955 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 29 $31,955 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 20 29 $31,995 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 19 26 $36,138 $38,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof SE 19 26 $36,138 $38,650
4-Door Sedan Manual Aero 21 28 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof Aero 21 28 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Sedan Aero Automatic Aero 19 26 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof Aero 19 26 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Wagon Manual 21 28 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof 21 28 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Automatic 19 26 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof 19 26 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Automatic SE 18 26 $36,792 $39,350
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof SE 18 26 $36,792 $39,350
4-Door Wagon Manual Aero 20 27 $38,218 $40,875
4-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof Aero 20 27 $38,218 $40,875
4-Door Wagon Automatic Aero 19 25 $38,218 $40,875
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof Aero 19 25 $38,218 $40,875
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,972
$31,955
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,605
$33,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$643 / month
$567 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 114.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 21.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 59.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 15.9
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) 12.0 x 0.47 11.26 x .39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.26 11.34 x .98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60VR16 P215/55VR16
Spare Tire Size P215/60VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60VR16 P215/55VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 180
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 180
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3650 3470
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.1 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 70
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3800 207 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 5800 185 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 30
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 1.76
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.92 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357 3.38
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.18
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 0.66
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Saab 9-5
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 .59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
 
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