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Selected Style 4-Door SUV 4WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 4WD 15 18 $39,084 $44,925
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 17 23 $32,161 $35,700
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg 17 23 $34,501 $38,300
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg RES 17 23 $35,852 $39,800
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg w/Navigation System 17 23 $36,482 $40,500
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg RES w/Navigation System 17 23 $37,832 $42,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,084
$32,161
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,925
$35,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$749 / month
$595 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) NA 29.3
Second Head Room (in) 40.4 39.0
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Third Hip Room (in) NA 48.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 61.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.5
Third Head Room (in) NA 36.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 56.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 58.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 37.8
Front Head Room (in) 41 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 161.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 61.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.0 77.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 188.2 188.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.0 68.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 66.5
Wheelbase (in) 109.8 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 77.5 81.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 14.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 49.7 49.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 12.3 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.3 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23 19.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 37.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 265/65HR17 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size 265/65HR17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 265/65HR17 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4500 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4675 4420
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.2 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 320 @ 3400 250 @ 3500-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.7L/284.6 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 4800 260 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.566
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 4.375
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.729
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.52 2.693
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.023
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) .72 0.531
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.22 1.889
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Vehicle Name Lexus GX 470 Acura MDX
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Air Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Control arms w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Variable w/L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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