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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan RWD
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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
45 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
35 4-Door Sedan 18 25 $37,538 $40,840
35 4-Door Sedan AWD 17 24 $39,829 $43,340
35 4-Door Sedan Sport 18 25 $40,105 $43,640
45 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $43,322 $47,150
45 4-Door Sedan Sport 17 23 $45,888 $49,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,971
$43,322
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,150
$47,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$719 / month
$786 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 58.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 44.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 110.5 105.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 190.0 192.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 59.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 114.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 70.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 14.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.1
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) 12.2 x - TBD - 12.1 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50VR17 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P145/80D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50VR17 P245/45VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3536 3948
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.1 w/0.9 Reserve
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 6200 335 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 3600 340 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 4.5L/274
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 23
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.37
Trans Order Code A960E NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.0
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.83
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.52
Trans Type 6 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Infiniti M45
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
 
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