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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon Linear
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Linear 22 29 $21,841 $22,990
4-Door Wagon Aero 20 26 $25,603 $26,950
4-Door Sport Sedan Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 18 25 $26,165 $29,735
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport 18 24 $27,372 $31,105
5-Door Wagon Automatic SportCross 18 24 $27,372 $31,105
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,841
$26,165
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,990
$29,735
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$496 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 89.2
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 30.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 52.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 105.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 176.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 55.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.9 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 10.1
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 12.0 x 0.47
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 17.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 215/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 215/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact 215/45ZR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3070 3255
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 100
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 215 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I6
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 218 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 4.09
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.06
Trans Order Code MAN NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.57
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saab 9-2X Lexus IS 300
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
 
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