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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 Sedan V6 Automatic w/Base Pkg
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic Base 20 26 $29,324 $31,860
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic Premium 20 26 $34,328 $37,420
4-Door Sedan V8 Automatic Sport 17 23 $36,848 $40,220
4-Door Sedan V8 Automatic Premium Sport 17 23 $39,818 $43,520
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,901
$29,324
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,435
$31,860
Monthly Payment Estimate
$491 / month
$531 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 37.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 103.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 193.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 114.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 73.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 13.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.09 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 39.70
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.4 38.06
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P225/55VR16
Spare Tire Size P215/45ZR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P225/55VR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 3720
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 11.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5800 232 @ 6750
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 218 @ 3800 220 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99S
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.0L/181
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.09 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.44
Trans Order Code NA 44A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.25
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.55
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 300 Lincoln LS
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36.0
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent SLA
 
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