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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $44,501 $47,850
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,151 $50,700
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $49,476 $53,200
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AWD 17 23 $52,127 $56,050
4-Door Sedan 5.4L AMG 17 24 $65,379 $70,300
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $45,245 $48,650
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,895 $51,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,242
$44,501
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,405
$47,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$790 / month
$798 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 95
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 189.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 111.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 70.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 15.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.26 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.47 11.4 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 37.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 3.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 215/55HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3715 3460
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 115
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 221 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/242 3.2L/195
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.266 3.07
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 3.93
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
 
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