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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.3L Automatic w/Sunroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $28,853 $31,025
4-Door Sedan Automatic 19 26 $28,853 $31,025
4-Door Sedan 2.3L Manual w/Sunroof 21 30 $28,853 $31,025
4-Door Sedan 2.3L Automatic w/Sunroof 19 26 $28,853 $31,025
4-Door Sedan 3.0L SE 18 26 $34,641 $37,450
4-Door Wagon 2.3L Manual 18 26 $29,621 $31,850
4-Door Wagon 2.3L Automatic 18 26 $29,621 $31,850
4-Door Wagon 3.0L 18 26 $34,317 $36,900
4-Door Sedan 2.3L Manual w/Sunroof SE 21 30 $31,658 $34,225
4-Door Sedan 2.3L Automatic w/Sunroof SE 19 26 $31,658 $34,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,648
$28,853
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,805
$31,025
Monthly Payment Estimate
$897 / month
$517 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 57.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.0 99.0
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 196.7 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 59.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 0.63 11.26 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 11.34 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 19.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/55R16
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3892 3350
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 4000 207 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/242 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6000 170 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 2.10
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.266 2.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.39
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sdn Saab 9-5
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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