Compare 2005 Lexus GS 430 vs 2005 Audi S4

2005 Lexus GS 430
2005 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 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,244 $45,850
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,485 $46,100
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,154 $46,850
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 18 24 $43,416 $47,050
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,395 $47,100
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 15 23 $43,657 $47,300
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 18 24 $44,326 $48,050
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 15 23 $44,567 $48,300
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Manual 15 21 $49,615 $53,950
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Automatic 17 23 $50,787 $55,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,736
$42,244
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,975
$45,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$800 / month
$764 / 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
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 34.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 90.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.4
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
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
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 69.5
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
4-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 17.4
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)
3.4 - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P235/40ZR18
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
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
Front 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 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
Displacement
4.3L/262 4.2L/254
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 21
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.92
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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
Trans Type
5 6
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)
30.2 - 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)
30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Four-Link

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