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Comparing the "1997 Lexus SC 300", "1997 BMW M3", "1997 Cadillac Eldorado" and "1997 Chevrolet Corvette"

Overview

MSRP

$39,000

$39,950

$37,995

$37,495

MPG (Combined)

Not Available

Not Available

Not Available

Not Available

Engine

225-hp, 3.0-liter I-6 (premium)

240-hp, 3.2-liter I-6 (premium)

275-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (premium)

345-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 (premium)

Transmission

4-speed automatic w/OD ,

5-speed manual w/OD

5-speed manual w/OD

4-speed automatic w/OD

4-speed automatic w/OD ,

6-speed manual w/OD

Drivetrain

RWD

RWD

FWD

RWD

Seats

4

5

5

2

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$39,495

$40,520

$38,660

$38,060

MSRP

$39,000

$39,950

$37,995

$37,495

Invoice Price

$33,875

$34,500

$34,920

$32,808

Destination Charge

$495

$570

$665

$565

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

Not Available

Not Available

Not Available

Not Available

City MPG

19

20

17

17

Highway MPG

23

28

25

25

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Available

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Compass

Not available

Not available

Available

Not available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Driver and passenger

Driver and passenger

Driver and passenger

Steering Wheel Material

Leather

Leather

Leather

Leather

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Leather

Leather

Not available

Leather

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

In-dash

In-radio display

In-radio display

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

1

1

2

1

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Standard

Not available

Dome Light

Regular

Fade

Regular

Regular

Glovebox Light

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Map Light

Front

Front & rear

Front & rear

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front

Front

Front

Front

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Not available

Not available

Available

Not available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Auto-dimming day-night

Day-night

Auto-dimming day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Not available

Not available

Carpeted front & rear

Available: Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

192.5 "

174.5 "

200.2 "

179.8 "

Wheelbase

105.9 "

106.7 "

108.0 "

104.5 "

Front Track

59.8 "

56.0 "

60.9 "

62.0 "

Rear Track

59.8 "

56.6 "

60.9 "

62.1 "

Width

70.9 "

67.3 "

75.5 "

73.6 "

Turning Radius

18.1 '

19.0 '

21.0 '

19.3 '

Height

53.1 "

52.6 "

53.6 "

47.7 "

Horsepower

225 @ 6,000 rpm

240 @ 6,000 rpm

275 @ 5,600 rpm

345 @ 5,600 rpm

Torque

210 @ 4,800 rpm

236 @ 3,800 rpm

300 @ 4,000 rpm

350 @ 4,400 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

20.6 gal.

16.4 gal.

20.0 gal.

19.1 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.39 / 3.39 "

3.40 / 3.53 "

3.66 / 3.31 "

3.90 / 3.62 "

Drag Coefficient

.31

.32

.33

.33

Curb Weight

3,538 lbs.

3,175 lbs.

3,765 lbs.

3,217 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

Not available

4,255 lbs.

Not available

Not available

Maximum Trailer Weight

2,000 lbs.

Not available

1,000 lbs.

Not available

Passenger Volume

75 cu.ft.

82 cu.ft.

116 cu.ft.

Not available

Front Legroom

44.1 "

42.0 "

42.6 "

42.7 "

Front Headroom

38.3 "

37.8 "

37.8 "

37.9 "

Front Hip Room

55.1 "

53.2 "

57.6 "

54.2 "

Front Shoulder Room

56.0 "

55.6 "

58.2 "

55.3 "

Rear Legroom

27.2 "

28.0 "

36.1 "

Not available

Rear Headroom

36.1 "

36.6 "

38.3 "

Not available

Rear Hip Room

39.2 "

52.1 "

55.7 "

Not available

Rear Shoulder Room

52.7 "

54.9 "

57.6 "

Not available

Maximum Luggage Volume

9.3 cu.ft.

14.3 cu.ft.

15.3 cu.ft.

25.0 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

9.3 cu.ft.

14.3 cu.ft.

15.3 cu.ft.

25.0 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

Not available

Not available

25.0 cu.ft.

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

9.3 cu.ft.

14.3 cu.ft.

15.3 cu.ft.

25.0 cu.ft.

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