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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $41,166 $45,650
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 18 24 $42,288 $46,800
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $42,056 $46,650
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 18 24 $43,178 $47,800
2-Door Cabriolet quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $48,464 $53,850
2-Door Cabriolet quattro AWD Automatic 18 23 $49,586 $55,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,736
$41,166
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,975
$45,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$800 / month
$761 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 90.1
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 104.3
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 4.2
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 179.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 13.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.47 11.9 x 0.87
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.26 13.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 14.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/40ZR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3715 3825.3
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/242 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 340 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.46
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.92
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.89
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Audi S4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-Link
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 -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal Link
 
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