Compare 1998 Volvo S90 vs 1998 Lexus ES 300 Luxury Sport Sedan

1998 Volvo S90
1998 Lexus ES 300 Luxury Sport Sedan
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $31,600 $34,300
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 27 $26,745 $30,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,600
$26,745
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,300
$30,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$572 / month
$513 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
34.7 34.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 92.1
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 36.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 54.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 43.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
109.1 105.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.9 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.2 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
191.8 190.2
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 54.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.6 13.0
Brakes
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 - 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)
11.06 x - TBD - 10.5 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.8 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.8 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55VR16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55VR16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3300 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3461 3319
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.5 9.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
199 @ 4100 212 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.9L/178 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 5200 198 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.933
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.74
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.80 2.81
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo S90 Lexus ES 300 Luxury Sport Sdn
Body Style
4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Struts Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep. Multi-Leaf Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Leaf Springs MacPherson Strut

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