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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans 18 25 $25,901 $29,435
300 4-Door Sedan Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
300 5-Door Wagon Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,351
$25,901
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,650
$29,435
Monthly Payment Estimate
$511 / month
$491 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 52.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 30.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 89.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.1 176.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 58.46
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 105.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 10.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.0 12.09 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.3 11.65 x 1.26
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 17.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.37 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QWJ NA
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 P215/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P215/45ZR17
Front Tire Order Code QWJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 P215/45ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3509 3255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 3400 218 @ 3800
Engine Order Code LA3 NA
Displacement 3.2L/194 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 6000 215 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 4.091
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 2.06
Trans Order Code M35 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.57
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Getrag NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS Lexus IS 300
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
 
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