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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A 4-Door Sedan 22 32 $22,140 $23,550
A SR 4-Door Sedan w/Sunroof 22 32 $22,140 $23,550
4-Door Sedan Sport Edition 22 32 $25,461 $27,400
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,140
$27,724
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,550
$31,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$525 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 34.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 92.1
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 43.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 177.8 190.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 100.9 105.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.7 x 1.10
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) - TBD - 10.5 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size 195/60V15 P205/65VR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/60V15 P205/65VR15
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/65VR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2767 3373
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 80
Engine
Displacement 1.9L/119 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5100 210 @ 5800
Engine Type Turbo Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 1800 220 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 26
Transmission
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.55
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.54 2.64
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.81
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo S40 Lexus ES 300
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .51 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .75 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Independent
 
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