Specs

Research 1998 Lexus GS 400 specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4dr Sedan

Brakes

Brake ABS System Four Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x 1.26
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.01 x 0.47
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.8

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582

Engine

Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6000

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 110.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9
Length, Overall (in) 189.2
Liftover Height (in) 26.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.4

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1

Summary

Vehicle Name Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sdn
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 400 Luxury Perform Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone

Tires

Rear Tire Size P235/45R17
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P235/45R17
Front Tire Size P225/55R16
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16
Spare Tire Size P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16

Trailering

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

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.266
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3693

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Chrome
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Chrome