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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 45 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
45 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $39,130 $43,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,208
$39,130
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,875
$43,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$648 / month
$721 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 37.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 32.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 91.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 197.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 110.2
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 69.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 12.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.26 11.4 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.47 11.5 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 18.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 40
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/45WR18
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/45WR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/45WR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3649 3851
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 5800 340 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SMPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3800 333 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 4.5L/275
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 2.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 2.26
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.92 3.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357 3.54
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.47
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Infiniti M45
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/coil springs
 
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