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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L CVT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 27 $33,552 $37,200
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $35,802 $39,450
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 4.2L 17 24 $44,746 $49,500
4-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $36,870 $40,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T S-Line 18 25 $39,095 $43,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,736
$33,552
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,975
$37,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$800 / month
$620 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 95.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 192.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 108.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 17.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.26 11.34 x .984
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) 12.0 x 0.47 9.64 x .39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 38.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3715 3561
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 120
Engine
Displacement 4.3L/242 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 220 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 221 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 0.92
Trans Type 5 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.51
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 2.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 5.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.40
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 2.40
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Audi A6
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Control Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Torsion-Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-Link
 
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