Compare 1999 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan vs 1999 Audi A8

1999 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan
1999 Audi A8
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $39,066 $45,505
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic 17 26 $50,757 $57,400
4-Door Sedan 4.2L Automatic Quattro AWD 17 25 $57,445 $65,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,066
$50,757
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,505
$57,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$758 / month
$957 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 38.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 99.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 4.8
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 198.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 113.0
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 74.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 17.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x 1.26 12.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.08 x 0.47 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 23.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 40.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.38 2.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
P225/55R16 P225/60R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3693 3682
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.8 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6000 230 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 4000 235 @ 2700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0L/242 3.7L/226
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.753 0.742
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.431 4.096
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.180 1.999
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.266 3.091
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.357 3.665
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.424 1.407
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sdn Audi A8
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trapezoidal link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Track-Rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar

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