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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,915
$51,801
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,225
$56,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$937 / month
$940 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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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 Leg Room (in) 37.6 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.2 102.1
Second Hip Room (in) 57.3 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 36.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 44.0
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 72.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 197.4 200.8
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 115.2 113.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.2 13.7
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 1.18 11.4 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x 0.63 11.5 x 0.6
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.2 21.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.52 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR17 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR17 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR17 T145/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3990 4050
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 150
Engine
Displacement 4.3L/261.9 4.5L/274
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 5600 340 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 320 @ 3400 333 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.47
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.95 2.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.26
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.54
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 430 Infiniti Q45
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 40 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.04 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 40 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut-Type
 
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