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Selected Style 4WD 4-Door 2WD 4-Door
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 12 19 $58,161 $62,205
2WD 4-Door Hybrid N/A N/A N/A N/A
AWD 4-Door 12 19 $60,545 $64,755
AWD 4-Door Hybrid N/A N/A N/A N/A
2WD 4-Door Platinum Edition 12 19 $76,048 $81,335
AWD 4-Door Platinum Edition 12 19 $78,385 $83,835
Pricing
Invoice Price
$64,989
$58,161
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$74,700
$62,205
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1245 / month
$1037 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Lexus LX 570 comes loaded with worthwhile technology, but it's not as distinctive as a Range Rover or an Escalade. Considering the weight of the Escalade’s image and its segment-leading performance, the 2009 Cadillac Escalade is hard to beat.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 58.5 60.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.0 65.3
Passenger Capacity 8 7
Third Leg Room (in) 28.3 25.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.2
Third Hip Room (in) 56.6 49.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.4 65.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 41.3
Third Head Room (in) 35.8 37.9
Front Hip Room (in) 58.8 64.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 143.4 -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 62.3 61.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 39.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 41.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.6 79.0
Track Width, Front (in) 64.6 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.9 -
Length, Overall (in) 196.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 75.6 75.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 116.0
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 9
Step Up Height - Front (in) - 21.8
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 9
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - 21.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 31.6
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 202.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 41.0 60.3
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) 83.1 108.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 15.5 16.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x - TBD - 13.6 x 0.8
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) 13.4 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.2
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24.6 26
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 - 20.7 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 - 3.4 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 17.8
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QXK
Front Tire Size 285/50R20 P265/65R18
Spare Tire Size 285/50R20 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA QXK
Spare Tire Order Code NA ZRS
Rear Tire Size 285/50R20 P265/65R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8500 7900
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 850 1185
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5995 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3550
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2635
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3250
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2855
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 14000
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 17.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 403 @ 3600 417 @ 4300
Engine Order Code NA L9H
Displacement 5.7L/346 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 383 @ 5600 403 @ 5700
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 12
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.15
Trans Description Cont. Automatic HD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.62 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.59 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.33 4.03
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.53
Trans Type 6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive 2WD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.36
Trans Order Code NA MYC
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Vehicle Name Lexus LX 570 Cadillac Escalade
Body Code - NA
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.41
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Rigid Axle 5-link coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Air -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 46
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Indep torsion bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 1.10
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Air -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3925
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4100
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3250
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.42
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder-type
Doors
Side Door Type - Swing-out
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 2
 
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