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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 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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 53.4
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 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
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 13.4
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 14.5
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 P235/40ZR18
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 3825.3
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 190
Engine
Displacement 4.3L/242 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 340 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 21
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Audi S4
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-Link
 
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