Specs

Research 1997 Lexus LS 400 specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4dr Sedan

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 5300
Fuel System EFI
Displacement 4.0L/242
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V8

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 196.7
Wheelbase (in) 112.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.0
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.9
Second Head Room (in) 35.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.9
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Head Room (in) 37.9

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46

Summary

Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sdn
Vehicle Name Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sdn

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Doublw Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.55
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3726

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0