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Selected Style 300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans 18 25 $25,901 $29,435
300 4-Door Sedan Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
300 5-Door Wagon Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,901
$28,130
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,435
$31,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$491 / month
$529 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 55.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 55.5
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 96.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 56.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 107.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 61.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 14.5
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) 12.09 x - TBD - 10.6 x - TBD -
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) 11.65 x - TBD - 11.65 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 16
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.4 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P215/60VR16
Spare Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P215/60VR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P215/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 3439
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 9.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 218 @ 3800 220 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5800 210 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.09 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.48
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.94
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 300 Lexus ES 300
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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