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Compare 1999 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan vs 1999 BMW 7-Series

1999 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 740IA 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 740iA 17 23 $55,465 $62,400
4-Door Sedan 740il 17 23 $58,305 $66,400
4-Door Sedan 750il 13 20 $80,780 $92,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,066
$55,465
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,505
$62,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$758 / month
$1040 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 100.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 196.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 115.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 73.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 1.26 12.8 x - TBD -
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) 12.08 x 0.47 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted 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 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 3.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P235/60R16
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 P235/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P235/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3693 4255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 140
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6000 282 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 4000 310 @ 3900
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/242 4.4L/268
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 23
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.266 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357 3.57
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.51
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sdn BMW 7 Series
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 Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
 
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