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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Trans 18 25 $25,901 $29,435
4-Door Sedan Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
5-Door Wagon Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
4-Door SUV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 19 23 $30,909 $35,125
4-Door SUV 4WD 18 22 $32,493 $36,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,901
$30,909
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,435
$35,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$491 / month
$585 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 110
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 57.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 57.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 103.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 7.7
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 180.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 65.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 39.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 75.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.09 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
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) 11.65 x - TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 19.8
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.4 41.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 225/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 225/70SR16
Spare Tire Size P215/45ZR17 225/70SR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 3715
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 218 @ 3800 222 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA 1MZ-FE
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5800 220 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
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 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
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 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 300 Lexus RX 300
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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