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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Linear 2.3t
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3t Linear 22 31 $31,969 $33,995
4-Door Sedan 3.0t Arc 18 26 $36,152 $38,650
4-Door Sedan Aero 20 29 $36,152 $38,650
4-Door Wagon 2.3t Linear Sport 22 31 $32,627 $34,695
4-Door Wagon 3.0t Arc Sport 18 26 $36,806 $39,350
4-Door Wagon Aero Sport 20 29 $36,806 $39,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,972
$31,969
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 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 190
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.47 - TBD -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5
Steering
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-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 15.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size P215/60VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60VR16 215/505VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60VR16 P215/55VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3649 3470
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI Turbo Charged MFI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.92 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 4.05
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 1.76
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Saab 9-5
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 1.02
 
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