Compare 2003 Volvo V40 vs 2003 Lexus IS 300

2003 Volvo V40
2003 Lexus IS 300
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5-Door Wagon 1.9L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon 1.9L 22 30 $23,406 $24,900
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300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans 18 25 $25,901 $29,435
300 4-Door Sedan Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
300 5-Door Wagon Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,406
$25,901
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,900
$29,435
Monthly Payment Estimate
$415 / month
$491 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 53.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 30.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89 89.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 52.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
180.2 176.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 55.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.9 105.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.1 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 10.1
Brakes
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)
- TBD - 12.09 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.65 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 17.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.3 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 33.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
195/60HR15 P215/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P215/45ZR17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/60HR15 P215/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2822 3255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I4 Gas I6
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 1800 - 5000 218 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.9L/118.9 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5500 215 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 18
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.09
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.57
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.38
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
5 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volvo V40 Lexus IS 300
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Struts Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -

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