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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 2.5L Turbo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.5L Turbo 18 24 $31,349 $33,350
4-Door AWD 2.5L Turbo 18 24 $32,836 $35,100
4-Door AWD 2.9L Twin Turbo 15 20 $37,576 $39,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,901
$31,349
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,435
$33,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$491 / month
$556 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 55.4
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 101
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 39.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.0
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 63.9
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 112.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 74.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 8.6
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 188.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 70.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 84.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
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) - 41.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
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 - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.09 x - TBD - - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 19.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.4 39.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 225/70R16
Spare Tire Size P215/45ZR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 4354
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 218 @ 3800 236 @ 1500 - 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 2.5L/153
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5800 208 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I6 Turbo Gas I5
Fuel System EFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.09 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 300 Volvo XC90
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
 
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