Kia K900 vs. Lexus GS

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
VS
Ultra White

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$50,900
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available
4.75 / 5
4 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
311 hp
338 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.8L GDI DOHC V6
3.5L V6 24V DOHC Hybrid

Interior Features

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.9 in.
42.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 in.
38 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.2 in.
36.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 cu. ft.
15.9 cu. ft.

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
119.9 in.
112.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.5 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
200.6 in.
192.1 in.

Width

Width
74.8 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4376 .lbs
4112 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
311 hp
338 hp

Torque

Torque
293 ft. lbs.
257 ft. lbs.

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.8 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
9 - 13 mpg
15 - 17 mpg

City

City
17 mpg
29 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
34 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Kia K900
Lexus GS

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
110.8 ft³.
99 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4376 lbs.
4112 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 mpg.
31 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 mpg.
29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 mpg.
34 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
Gas/Electric V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.8 L/231
3.5 L/211

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Port/Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
CVT w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67
Not Available

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27
Not Available

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91
3.27

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
740
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8
5.7

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/50VR18
P235/45VR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR18
P235/45VR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.5 ft.
34.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 in.
13.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in.
12.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.8 gal.
17.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 in.
38 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.9 in.
42.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.1 in.
57.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.9 in.
54.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 in.
37.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.2 in.
36.8 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.2 in.
55.7 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55.7 in.
54.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
119.9 in.
112.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
200.6 in.
192.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 in.
72.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.5 in.
57.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.8 in.
62 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.1 in.
62.6 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.7 in.
5.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³.
15.9 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
K900
GS450h

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.8
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4