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Selected Style 300 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 18 25 $26,165 $29,735
300 4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport 18 24 $27,372 $31,105
300 5-Door Wagon Automatic SportCross 18 24 $27,372 $31,105
2-Door Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 27 35 $19,305 $21,450
2-Door Convertible S 25 32 $22,410 $24,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,165
$19,305
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,735
$21,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$496 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 39.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 27.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 50.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 57.7
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 97.1
Liftover Height (in) 25.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 66.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 4.5
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 143.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 5.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.47 10.2 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) 11.6 x 1.26 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 13.18
Tires
Spare Tire Size 215/45ZR17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/45ZR17 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 215/45ZR17 P175/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 2700
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 5.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 55
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 218 @ 3800 111 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 1.6L/97.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5800 115 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 27
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.51
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 4.11
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 14.40
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 5.48
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 3.51
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.09 14.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 8.33
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 300 MINI Cooper Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 - TBD -
 
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