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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 19 28 $43,945 $47,250
4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $46,314 $49,800
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 25 33 $39,246 $42,200
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 25 33 $39,246 $42,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 2.0T Premium 20 30 $41,292 $44,400
4-Door Sedan quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 20 30 $41,292 $44,400
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium 18 27 $46,872 $50,400
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 18 27 $46,872 $50,400
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Prestige 18 27 $46,872 $50,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,945
$39,246
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,250
$42,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$788 / month
$703 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Lexus GS 350 gains a little confidence and connectivity, while its competition gains some weight and complexity. Traditional looks disguise this Audi's brilliance: it's a blast to drive in either 3.0T trim or S6 spec.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.100 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.300 57.500
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.1 97.200
Second Head Room (in) 37.800 37.800
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.700 56.300
Front Leg Room (in) 42.300 41.300
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.500 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.300 37.400
Front Head Room (in) 38.000 37.200
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.000 64.100
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.700 4.600
Length, Overall (in) 190.700 193.900
Height, Overall (in) 57.300 57.800
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.600 63.700
Wheelbase (in) 112.200 114.600
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.400 73.800
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.300 14.100
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.200 x 0.700 11.800 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) 13.100 x 1.200 12.600 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.400 19.800
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.200 16.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.800 39.000
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.800 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R17 P225/55R17
Spare Tire Size T155/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50WR17 P225/55R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3795 3726
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 180
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 277 @ 4800 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/211 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 306 @ 6400 211 @ 4300 - 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.401 NA
Trans Type 6 1
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.717 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.224 4.633
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.043 NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.615 2.848
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.586 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.520 3.829-0.608
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 350 Audi A6
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 (2012) 5 (2012)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0 6.5
 
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