Compare 1999 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan vs 1999 Hyundai Sonata

1999 Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sedan
1999 Hyundai Sonata
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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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99A 4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
99A 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $13,805 $14,999
99B 4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $13,805 $14,999
99B 4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $14,304 $15,499
99A 4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $14,604 $15,799
99A 4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $15,116 $16,999
99B 4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $15,116 $16,999
99B 4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 28 $15,615 $17,499
99A 4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 28 $15,915 $17,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,066
$13,805
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,505
$14,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$758 / month
$250 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 36.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 100.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 57.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 43.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 57.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 185.4
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 27.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 13.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x 1.26 10.12 x .87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.08 x 0.47 NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 20.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 17.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.38 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55R16 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size
P225/55R16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R16 P195/70R14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3693 3070
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.8 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6000 149 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 4000 156 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0L/242 2.4L/146
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 30
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.753 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.431 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.180 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.266 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.94
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.357 3.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.424 1.30
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sdn Hyundai Sonata
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 .55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 .87
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent

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