Compare 2004 Lexus GS 430 vs 2004 Audi S4

2004 Lexus GS 430
2004 Audi S4
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 23 $41,736 $47,975
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4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $41,166 $45,650
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $42,056 $46,650
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 18 24 $42,288 $46,800
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 53.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 56.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 13.4
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.47 11.9 x 0.87
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 16.6
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P235/40ZR18
Front 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
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
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
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
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
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15
Transmission
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
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 430 Audi S4
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs

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