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Selected Style 4-Door SUV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 13 17 $55,353 $63,625
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 19 23 $30,909 $35,125
4-Door SUV 4WD 18 22 $32,493 $36,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,353
$30,909
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$63,625
$35,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1060 / month
$585 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 57.9 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.3 57.8
Third Leg Room (in) 27.3 -
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 38.6
Passenger Capacity 8 5
Third Hip Room (in) 56.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.1 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 36.3 -
Front Hip Room (in) 58.6 55.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) 61.1 -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 110
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.6 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.4 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.8 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.8 7.7
Length, Overall (in) 192.5 180.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 72.8 65.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 55.4 39.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 90.4 75.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 19.1 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.4 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.0 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 41.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P275/60HR18 225/70SR16
Spare Tire Size P275/60HR18 225/70SR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/60HR18 225/70SR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5590 3715
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.2 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 4800 220 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 320 @ 3400 222 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA 1MZ-FE
Displacement 4.7L/284.6 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 23
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.22 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.52 3.94
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.41
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus LX 470 Lexus RX 300
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Live Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Variable MacPherson Strut
 
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