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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 16 24 $66,232 $71,990
4-Door Sedan AWD 16 23 $68,939 $74,935
4-Door Sedan RWD L 16 24 $72,028 $78,290
4-Door Sedan AWD L 16 23 $75,235 $81,775
4-Door Sedan 3.0L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 18 28 $67,146 $72,200
4-Door Sedan 4.0L 18 28 $75,238 $80,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$66,232
$67,146
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$71,990
$72,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1200 / month
$1203 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The new F Sport turns up the heat just a little bit, but you'll still savor the 2013 Lexus LS more for its interior appointments and luxurious long-distance comfort than for its performance. Peerless cabins, advanced connectivity, and athletic road feel give the 2013 Audi A8 a few weapons in its battle with the luxosedan titans.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize cars Large
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 37.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 37.2
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.0 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 116.9 117.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 76.7
Track Width, Front (in) 63.6 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 200.0 202.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.0 13.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 13.0 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) 13.1 x - TBD - 14.0 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 23.8
Steering
Steering Type Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.9 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 40.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50R18 P255/45R19
Rear Tire Order Code NA H23
Front Tire Size P235/50R18 P255/45R19
Spare Tire Size P235/50R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA H23
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4233 4398
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 19 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 19 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 92
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Supercharged Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 367 @ 4100 325 @ 2900
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 386 @ 6400 333 @ 5500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 18
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.176 3.317
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.685 0.667
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.724 3.143
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.937 3.204
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.464 1.667
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.000
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.824 0.839
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.596 4.714
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.863 2.106
Trans Type 8 8
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.231 1.285
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 460 Audi A8
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A NA
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Trapezoidal-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.6 7.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 - TBD -
 
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