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Compare 1998 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan vs 1998 Saab 900

1998 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan (CA/NY/MA/CT) 3-Door Coupe S Turbo Automatic w/Sunroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic S 19 25 $23,610 $24,500
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic w/Sunroof S 19 25 $23,610 $24,500
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual S 21 27 $23,610 $24,500
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual w/Sunroof S 21 27 $23,610 $24,500
5-Door Sedan Automatic S 20 26 $24,273 $26,955
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof S 20 26 $24,273 $26,955
5-Door Sedan Manual S 22 28 $24,273 $26,955
5-Door Sedan S Manual w/Sunroof S 22 28 $24,273 $26,955
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic SE 19 24 $27,911 $30,995
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $27,911 $30,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic SE 19 24 $28,811 $31,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $28,811 $31,995
2-Door Convertible Automatic S 20 26 $32,665 $36,395
2-Door Convertible Manual S 22 28 $32,665 $36,395
2-Door Convertible Turbo Automatic SE 19 24 $37,765 $42,195
2-Door Convertible Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $37,765 $42,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,590
$23,610
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,950
$24,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$749 / month
$408 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 34.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 89.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 52.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 52.28
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 67.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 56.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 182.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 56.8
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 24.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.26 11.34 X 0.87
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) 12.01 x 0.47 10.16 X 0.39
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3693 3030
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 15 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 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.8 -TBD-
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 90
Engine
Displacement 4.0L/242 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6000 185 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI Turbo Charged EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 4000 170 @ 2000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.37
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 2.10
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.266 2.86
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 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sdn Saab 900
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear Independent H-Formed
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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