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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon (CA/NY) 2-Door Convertible Soft-Top
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Soft-Top 14 15 $28,700 $32,000
2-Door Station Wagon Hard-Top 14 15 $30,300 $34,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,809
$28,700
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,700
$32,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$812 / month
$533 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 15 mpg 15 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 59.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 7 4
Third Leg Room (in) 28.5 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 - TBD -
Third Hip Room (in) 59.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 - TBD -
Third Head Room (in) 36.7 -
Front Hip Room (in) 59.5 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 59.5 -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 57.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.0 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 92.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 51.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.0 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 10.8 9.0
Length, Overall (in) 189.8 157.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 34.0
Height, Overall (in) 73.6 80.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 75.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 55.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 57.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 90.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 52.9 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 36.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x - TBD - 11.42 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 11.75 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.1 15.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6 19.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.0 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Worm & Roller
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P275/70R16 265/75R16
Spare Tire Size P275/70R16 265/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/70R16 265/75R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4971 3560
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System SPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3200 233 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.5L/273 4.0L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 212 @ 4600 182 @ 4750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 14
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 1.48
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.087 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - 3.32
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804 2.48
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 1.22
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Four-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393 2.09
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 2 Door Soft Top
Vehicle Name Lexus LX 450 Luxury Wagon Land Rover Defender 90
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.1 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Link Solid Axle w/
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Trailing Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Leading Arm Solid Axle w/
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Panhard Rod
 
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