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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon (CA/NY) 4-Door Sport Utility SD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport Utility SD SD 13 17 $28,480 $32,000
4-Door Sport Utility SE SE 14 17 $32,040 $36,000
4-Door Sport Utility SE7 SE7 13 17 $34,265 $38,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,809
$28,480
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 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 15 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 43.2
Third Head Room (in) 36.7 NA
Front Hip Room (in) 59.5 58.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 59.5 NA
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 37.4
Second Hip Room (in) 59.5 58.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Leg Room (in) 28.5 NA
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.2
Third Hip Room (in) 59.4 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 10.8 8.1
Length, Overall (in) 189.8 178.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 60.6
Height, Overall (in) 73.6 77.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.0 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 100.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 41.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.0 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 90.9 69.8
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 - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 75.1 45.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x - TBD - 11.42 x 0.50
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 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.1 23.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Worm & Roller
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6 19.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.0 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/70R16 235/70HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P275/70R16 235/70HR16
Spare Tire Size P275/70R16 235/70HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 330
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4971 4465
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 4.5L/273 4.0L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 212 @ 4600 182 @ 4750
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System SPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3200 233 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 13
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 10.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.39
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 1.21
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Four-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 2.13
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.087 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - 3.32
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804 3.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus LX 450 Luxury Wagon Land Rover Discovery
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.1 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Link Solid Axle w/
 
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