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430i Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4 Series 430i Convertible 25 34 $50,070 $53,300
4 Series 430i Coupe 25 34 $43,095 $45,800
4 Series 430i Gran Coupe 25 34 $42,535 $45,200
4 Series 430i xDrive Convertible 23 33 $51,930 $55,300
4 Series 430i xDrive Coupe 23 33 $44,955 $47,800
4 Series M440i Convertible 23 31 $60,205 $64,200
4 Series M440i Coupe 25 34 $53,230 $56,700
4 Series M440i xDrive Convertible 23 31 $62,065 $66,200
4 Series M440i xDrive Coupe 23 32 $55,090 $58,700
4 Series M440i xDrive Gran Coupe 22 29 $54,625 $58,200
M4 Competition Coupe 16 23 $69,970 $74,700
M4 Competition xDrive Convertible 16 23 $80,760 $86,300
M4 Competition xDrive Coupe 16 22 $73,785 $78,800
M4 Coupe 16 23 $67,275 $71,800
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RC 300 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RC RC 300 AWD 19 26 $41,999 $45,160
RC RC 300 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $45,676 $49,115
RC RC 300 F SPORT RWD 21 31 $43,655 $46,940
RC RC 300 RWD 21 31 $39,497 $42,470
RC RC 350 AWD 19 26 $44,235 $47,565
RC RC 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $47,877 $51,480
RC RC 350 F SPORT RWD 20 28 $46,379 $49,870
RC RC 350 RWD 20 28 $42,222 $45,400
RC F RC F RWD 16 24 $61,259 $65,870
RC F RC F Track RWD 16 24 $93,996 $101,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,070
$41,999
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,300
$45,160
Monthly Payment Estimate
$888 / month
$753 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Lexus RC has big V-8 ambitions of lap times, but the turbo-4s are better at cruising.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
43.9 50.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 39
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.7
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.5 27.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 45.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 34.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 83.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 44.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 62.2
Length, Overall (in)
187.9 185
Height, Overall (in)
54.6 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.7 63
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 107.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.9 72.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
258 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
258 NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45HR18 P235/45VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3918 3891
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 1550 236 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 5000 260 @ 6600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 26
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.04
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 3.52
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 1.40
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 3.22
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 4 Series Lexus RC
Body Style
Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 8.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
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