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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2-Door Coupe 3.2L
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Body Style

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 21 29 $35,320 $40,600
2-Door Cabriolet 19 28 $41,060 $47,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,354
$35,320
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,005
$40,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$717 / month
$677 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.1 35.6
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 50.4
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 53.7
Second Leg Room (in) 27.2 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 75.4 80.7
Second Hip Room (in) 39.2 45.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 192.9 180.2
Height, Overall (in) 52.6 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 58.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 105.9
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 67.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 59.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.3 11.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.63 11.3 x .39
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) 11.6 x 1.26 11.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Channel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.6 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 15.85
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1600 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 160 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3561 3240
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 100
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4000 229 @ 3000-4600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 6000 215 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.272 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804 3.93
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.49
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393 3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode)
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Lexus SC 300 Luxury Sport Cpe Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 - TBD -
 
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