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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
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
Second Head Room (in) 36.1 -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 1.44
Length, Overall (in) 192.9 179.7
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
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 16.2
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P245/45ZR17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1600 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3561 3307
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 NA
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
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
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
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
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
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
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.91
 
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