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

Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 24 $35,699 $41,100
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S
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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,699
$62,962
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,100
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$685 / month
$1217 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 39.2 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 51.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.1 -TBD-
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 -TBD-
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 51.7
Second Leg Room (in) 27.2 -TBD-
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 75.4 -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 55.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 192.9 167.7
Height, Overall (in) 52.6 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 89.4
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 70.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.3 -TBD-
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.63 12.68 x -TBD-
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
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 12.68 x -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.6 19.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 38.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P225/40R18
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P285/30R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1600 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 160 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3561 3197
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 18 x 10
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 24.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 6000 282 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4000 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393 2.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.273 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 1.12
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804 3.82
Clutch Size (in) NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.41
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.93
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Lexus SC 300 Luxury Sport Cpe Porsche 911 Carrera 4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
 
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