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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Automatic (CA/NY/MA/CT)
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 24 $35,699 $41,100
2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,245 $37,995
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $38,871 $44,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,699
$33,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,100
$37,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$685 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.1 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 -
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.2
Second Leg Room (in) 27.2 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 75.4 51.4
Second Hip Room (in) 39.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 1.44
Length, Overall (in) 192.9 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 52.6 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 104.5
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 62.03
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.3 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.63 11.8 x 1.02
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 1.10 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.6 19.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 41.3
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1600 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 160 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3561 3307
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 525
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4000 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 3.0L/183 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 6000 340 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.273 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804 3.06
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393 2.29
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Lexus SC 300 Luxury Sport Cpe Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 46
 
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