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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan AT (HI)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,060 $48,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,736
$43,060
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,975
$48,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$800 / month
$806 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 99.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 193.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 110.2
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 13.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.47 12.2 x - TBD -
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 12.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 19.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P245/50VR17
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3715 3984
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 17" x 8.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 17"
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 17" x 8.0"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 9.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 300 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 260 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.5L/212
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.57
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 4.60
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 2.70
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.07
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.48
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Acura RL
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
 
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