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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 3.2L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Automatic 20 28 $29,754 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual 20 30 $29,754 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual HP Tires 20 30 $29,936 $32,850
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Automatic w/Navigation 20 28 $31,575 $34,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual w/Navigation 20 30 $31,575 $34,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Manual HP Tires w/Navi 20 30 $31,757 $34,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,901
$29,754
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,435
$32,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$491 / month
$544 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 97.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 186.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.46 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 107.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 1.26 11.4 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.09 x 0.47 11.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 17.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.77
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P235/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P235/45WR17
Spare Tire Size P215/45ZR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 3575
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17" x 8"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17" x 8"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 8.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 130
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.2L/196
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5800 270 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 218 @ 3800 238 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.021
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.480
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.091 1.846
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.552
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 4.428
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.666
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 2.563
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 300 Acura TL
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
 
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