Compare 1998 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan vs 1998 Acura RL

1998 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan
1998 Acura RL
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 23 $38,590 $44,950
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4-Door Sedan Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 19 25 $35,980 $41,200
4-Door Sedan Special Edition 19 25 $37,103 $42,000
4-Door Sedan w/Navigation System Base 19 25 $37,727 $43,200
4-Door Sedan Premium 19 25 $38,425 $44,000
4-Door Sedan w/Nav Sys Premium 19 25 $40,172 $46,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,590
$35,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,950
$41,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$749 / month
$687 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 55.7
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 96.5
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 36.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 114.6
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 195.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 56.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 14.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.01 x 0.47 11.0 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.57 x 1.26 11.0 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 18.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr-Assisted
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.38 3.35
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
P225/55R16 135/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -TBD-
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -TBD-
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3693 3660
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.8 8.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 4000 224 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0L/242 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6000 210 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.357 2.458
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.424 0.948
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.753 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.431 1.880
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.180 1.454
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.266 3.133
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.652
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sdn Acura RL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double-Wishbone

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