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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 1.9L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 1.9L 22 30 $22,466 $23,900
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,466
$28,130
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,900
$31,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$398 / month
$529 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 55.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88 96.4
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 56.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 55.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 100.9 107.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 177.8 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 57.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 14.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.65 x - TBD -
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 - 10.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 16
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60HR15 P215/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/60HR15 P215/60VR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P215/60VR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2767 3439
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 1800 - 5000 220 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.9L/119 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5500 210 @ 5800
Engine Type Turbo Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.44 3.48
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.94
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo S40 Lexus ES 300
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
 
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