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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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 15.9
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5
Steering
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-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60VR16 P215/55VR16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 180
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3650 3470
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.1 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 70
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 130
Engine
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
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI Turbo Charged SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
Transmission
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
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,
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Saab 9-5
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
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
 
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