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Compare 1999 Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sedan vs 1999 BMW 7-Series

1999 Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sedan Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 740IA 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 740iA 17 23 $55,465 $62,400
4-Door Sedan 740il 17 23 $58,305 $66,400
4-Door Sedan 750il 13 20 $80,780 $92,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,648
$55,465
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,805
$62,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$897 / month
$1040 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 57.1 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 36.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.0 100.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 196.7 196.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 115.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 60.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 13.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 0.63 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 1.10 12.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 22.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.7 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 3.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P235/60R16
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16 P235/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P235/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3892 4255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 4000 310 @ 3900
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/242 4.4L/268
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6000 282 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.266 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357 3.57
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.51
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sdn BMW 7 Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
 
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