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Compare 1998 Volvo S70 vs 1998 Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sedan

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Turbo T5 19 25 $31,060 $34,010
4-Door Sedan Automatic HT/LR Turbo GLT 19 27 $30,040 $32,440
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo T5 18 25 $32,035 $34,985
4-Door Sedan Manual 20 29 $24,785 $26,985
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 28 $25,760 $27,960
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 20 29 $27,240 $29,540
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 20 28 $28,215 $30,515
4-Door Sedan (CA/NY/MA/CT)
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,785
$45,135
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,985
$53,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$450 / month
$887 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 43.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 57.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.8 102.0
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.8 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 104.9 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 72.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 185.9 196.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.1 13.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5" x - TBD - 12.1 x 0.63
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0" x - TBD - 12.3 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 22.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 18.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact P225/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3152 3892
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5" 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5" 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 11.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 582
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4700 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/148.6 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 6100 290 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.357
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.424
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.753
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.99 3.431
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 2.180
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.00 3.266
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo S70 Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sdn
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear Delta Link Independent
 
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