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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 $32,289 $34,335
4-Door Wagon 2.3t Linear Sport 22 30 $32,956 $35,045
4-Door Sedan 3.0t Arc 18 26 $36,518 $39,040
4-Door Sedan Aero 22 30 $36,518 $39,040
4-Door Wagon 3.0t Arc Sport 18 26 $37,173 $39,745
4-Door Wagon Aero Sport 21 30 $37,173 $39,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,077
$32,289
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,725
$34,335
Monthly Payment Estimate
$645 / month
$572 / month
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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
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
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 106.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 11.34 x - TBD -
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 - TBD - 11.26 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 37.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 215/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P215/55VR16
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3649 3470
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 130
Engine
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 MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3800 207 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 31
Transmission
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 NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 1.76
Trans Order Code NA MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.92 4.05
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Saab 9-5
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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