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Selected Style FWD 4-Door Hybrid
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 32 28 $43,531 $46,310
AWD 4-Door 30 28 $44,847 $47,710
4WD 4-Door (Natl)
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 28 28 $36,956 $40,170
4WD 4-Door Limited 28 28 $42,428 $46,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,531
$36,956
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,310
$40,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$772 / month
$670 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.700 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.600 59.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.100 43.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.600 56.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.800 38.4
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.700 145.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.500 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.000 59.7
Third Leg Room (in) - 29.9
Third Hip Room (in) - 42.3
Third Head Room (in) - 36.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.900 7.3
Length, Overall (in) 187.800 188.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.300 68.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.800 64.0
Wheelbase (in) 107.900 109.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.200 75.2
Track Width, Front (in) 64.200 64.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.300 94.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 10.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 40.000 42.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.200 x - TBD - 12.2 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) 12.900 x - TBD - 12.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.200 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.800 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.790 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.000 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/60R18 P245/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/65R17
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R18 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4520 4641
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 295 Combined 231 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas/Electric V6 Gas/Electric V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - TBD - 215 @ 4800
Engine Order Code N/A NA
Displacement 3.5L/211 3.5L/211
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 28 (2011)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30 28 (2011)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28 (2011)
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Ratio CVT Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Type 1 1
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door
Vehicle Name Lexus RX 450h Toyota Highlander Hybrid
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Dual-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.1 6.7 (2011)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 (2012) 7 (2011)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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