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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 19 27 $46,546 $50,050
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $48,872 $52,550
4-Door Wagon 3.5L 18 26 $48,639 $52,300
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $50,964 $54,800
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $47,476 $51,050
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 17 25 $54,312 $58,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $56,637 $60,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,074 $81,800
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,660 $62,000
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,818 $82,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,176
$46,546
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,525
$50,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$942 / month
$834 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.2 97.2
Second Hip Room (in) 57.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 56.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 115.2 112.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.4 189.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 57.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.2 15.9
Brakes
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 - 13.0 x - TBD -
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 - TBD - 11.8
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.2 21.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR17 245/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR17 245/45HR17
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3990 3703
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 312 @ 3400 258 @ 2400-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 278 @ 5600 268 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.95 3.42 (Comfort Mode 2.23)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 430 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs
 
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