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Selected Style 300 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 4-Door Sedan 18 23 $27,108 $30,805
4-Door Sedan Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic Celebrate 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic Celebrate 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Wagon Avant 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Wagon Avant Celebrate 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD 6-spd Manual 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 4.2 17 25 $44,031 $49,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,108
$30,621
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,805
$34,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$513 / month
$573 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 98.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.92 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 192.0
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.46 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 108.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 17.2
Brakes
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 .5 9.64 x .39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.3 11.34 x .984
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 38.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.25 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3270 3560
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 218 @ 3800 207 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 2.8L/169
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5800 200 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 2.00
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 300 Audi A6
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Torsion-Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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