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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 45 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
35 4-Door Sedan 18 25 $37,538 $40,840
35 4-Door Sedan AWD 17 24 $39,829 $43,340
35 4-Door Sedan Sport 18 25 $40,105 $43,640
45 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $43,322 $47,150
45 4-Door Sedan Sport 17 23 $45,888 $49,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,694
$43,322
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,375
$47,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$856 / month
$786 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 110.5 105.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 58.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 44.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 114.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 70.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 190.0 192.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 14.9
Brakes
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) 13.1 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.1
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) 12.2 x - TBD - 12.1 x 0.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.8 20
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7-3.2 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.9-19.1 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40ZR18 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P145/80D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3745 3948
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.1 w/0.9 Reserve
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 340 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/- TBD - 4.5L/274
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 335 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30 3.83
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.52
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.95 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.37
Trans Order Code A761E NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.80 3.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.0
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Infiniti M45
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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