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Here's how the 1997 Lexus LS 400, 2000 INFINITI Q45, 2000 Lexus GS 300 and the 2000 Lexus SC 300 measure up.
$52,900
Starting MSRP
Luxury Performance Sdn
$48,895
Starting MSRP
$37,805
Starting MSRP
$43,805
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 2-door
Seats
5 5 5 4
Engine

260.0-hp, 4.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

266.0-hp, 4.13-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

220.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

225.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
196.7" length, 55.9" height 199.1" length, 57.1" height 189.2" length, 55.9" height 192.5" length, 53.2" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Grey-Violet

Dark Charcoal

Medium Grey

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size Mid-Size Sub-Compact

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 16" x 4" in 16 x 7.5 in 16 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 16" x 7" in 16 x 7.5 in 16 x 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 16" x 7" in 16 x 7.5 in 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 582 582 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 110 100 80

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8 Gas I6 Gas I6
Displacement
4.0L/242 4.13L/252 3.0L/183 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 5300 266 @ 5600 220 @ 5800 225 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 4500 278 @ 4000 220 @ 3800 220 @ 4000

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
427.50 mi 385.20 mi 396.00 mi 391.40 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 23 MPG 25 MPG 24 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
562.50 mi 492.20 mi 495.00 mi 494.40 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 MPG 18 MPG 20 MPG 19 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Doublw Wishbone w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut-Type Independent Independent

Brakes

Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four-Wheel Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.1 x -TBD- in 11.4 x 0.6 in 12.0 x 0.47 in 12.0 x 0.63 in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted Pwr Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 x -TBD- in 11.6 x 1.1 in 11.6 x 1.26 in 11.6 x 1.26 in

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
22.5 gal 21.4 gal 19.8 gal 20.6 gal

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A 38.4 ft 38.1 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.7 18.5 17.2 17.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.46 3.2 3.4 3.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft 36.1 ft 37.1 ft 36.1 ft
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P215/60VR16 P215/60VR16 P225/55VR16
Spare Tire Size
P225/60R16 T135/90D16 P215/60VR16 P225/55VR16
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P215/60VR16 P215/60VR16 P225/55VR16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- 1,000 lbs - 1600 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- 110 lbs - 160 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3726 lbs 4,007 lbs 3638 lbs 3560 lbs

Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room
57.9 in 56.7 in 57.7 in 56.0 in
Passenger Volume
102.0 ft³ 97.4 ft³ 100.0 ft³ 75.4 ft³
Liftover Height
N/A 28.4 in 26.0 in 30.9 in
Front Hip Room
57.1 in 55.7 in 55.0 in 55.1 in
Length, Overall
196.7 in 199.1 in 189.2 in 192.5 in
Track Width, Front
62.0 in 60.6 in 60.4 in 59.8 in
Second Shoulder Room
57.1 in 56.7 in 56.6 in 52.7 in
Min Ground Clearance
5.5 in 5.4 in 5.3 in 5.1 in
Front Leg Room
43.7 in 43.5 in 44.5 in 44.1 in
Track Width, Rear
62.0 in 60.6 in 59.4 in 60.0 in
Second Leg Room
36.9 in 35.8 in 34.3 in 27.2 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 4
Second Hip Room
56.7 in 55.7 in 56.1 in 39.2 in
Front Head Room
38.9 in 37.6 in 39.0 in 38.3 in
Second Head Room
36.9 in 36.8 in 37.6 in 36.1 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.0 in 71.7 in 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height, Overall
56.5 in 57.1 in 55.9 in 53.2 in
Trunk Volume
13.9 ft³ 12.6 ft³ 14.8 ft³ 9.3 ft³
Wheelbase
112.2 in 111.4 in 110.2 in 105.9 in

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