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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
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
Second Hip Room (in) 57.9 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.3 57.8
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.4 19.8
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.0 17.4
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5590 3715
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.2 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 4800 220 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 19
Transmission
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
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Lexus LX 470 Lexus RX 300
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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