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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 22 30 $37,971 $43,150
4-Door Sedan AWD 21 27 $39,688 $45,100
4-Door Sedan AT (HI)
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Features

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,253 $48,565
4-Door Sedan AT w/Tech Pkg 18 26 $47,288 $53,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,971
$43,253
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,150
$48,565
Monthly Payment Estimate
$719 / month
$809 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 110.5 99.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 62.4
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 110.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 190.0 193.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 13.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8 19.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50VR17 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50VR17 P245/50VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3536 4012
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 3600 256 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 6200 290 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.70
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.07
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.48
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.57
Trans Order Code A960E NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 4.60
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Acura RL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-link
 
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