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Compare 1998 Oldsmobile Aurora vs 1998 Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sedan

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan (CA/NY/MA/CT)
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,724
$32,051
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,160
$36,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$603 / month
$615 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 55.0
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.2 100.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 44.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 110.2
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 205.4 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 55.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.1 14.8
Brakes
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.35 x 1.26 11.57 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.43 12.01 x 0.47
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.8
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.38
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.2 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.91 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.9 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16 P215/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3883 3638
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 8.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 970 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4400 220 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L47 NA
Displacement 4.0L/244 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 5600 225 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.357
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.424
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.753
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 3.431
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.180
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.48 3.916
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Aurora Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
 
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