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Compare 1999 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan vs 1999 Saab 9-5

1999 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3L Automatic w/Sunroof 19 26 $28,853 $31,025
4-Door Sedan 2.3L Manual w/Sunroof 21 30 $28,853 $31,025
4-Door Sedan Automatic 19 26 $28,853 $31,025
4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $28,853 $31,025
4-Door Wagon 2.3L Automatic 18 26 $29,621 $31,850
4-Door Wagon 2.3L Manual 18 26 $29,621 $31,850
4-Door Sedan 2.3L Automatic w/Sunroof SE 19 26 $31,658 $34,225
4-Door Sedan 2.3L Manual w/Sunroof SE 21 30 $31,658 $34,225
4-Door Wagon 3.0L 18 26 $34,317 $36,900
4-Door Sedan 3.0L SE 18 26 $34,641 $37,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,066
$28,853
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,505
$31,025
Monthly Payment Estimate
$758 / month
$517 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 99.0
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 189.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.08 x 0.47 11.26 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 1.26 11.34 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P215/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P215/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3693 3280
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 4000 207 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/242 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6000 170 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.266 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357 3.38
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.18
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 0.66
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 1.76
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sdn Saab 9-5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
 
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