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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.2L quattro Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L quattro Automatic 19 26 $38,757 $41,900
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic 17 23 $47,493 $51,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,915
$38,757
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,225
$41,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$937 / month
$698 / 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 Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.2 97.9
Second Hip Room (in) 57.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 197.4 193.5
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 63.7
Wheelbase (in) 115.2 111.9
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 63.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.2 15.9
Brakes
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) 12.2 x 0.63 11.89 x 0.47
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) 12.4 x 1.18 12.64 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.2 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.52 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55HR17 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR17 P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA H1B
Spare Tire Order Code NA H1B
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR17 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA H1B
Trailering
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) 1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3990 3957
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0 10.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 320 @ 3400 243 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/261.9 3.2L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 5600 255 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.95 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 4.17
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.52
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.87
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 430 Audi A6
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.04 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double-Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 40 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 40 - TBD -
 
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