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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan AT (HI)
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Features

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AT 18 26 $43,253 $48,565
4-Door Sedan AT w/Tech Pkg 18 26 $47,288 $53,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,176
$43,253
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,525
$48,565
Monthly Payment Estimate
$942 / month
$809 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.2 99.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) 57.3 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 62.4
Wheelbase (in) 115.2 110.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 197.4 193.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.2 13.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 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) 12.4 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.2 19.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR17 T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR17 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR17 P245/50VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3990 4012
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 312 @ 3400 256 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 278 @ 5600 290 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 2.70
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.07
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.48
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.95 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 1.57
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 4.60
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 430 Acura RL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
 
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