Compare 2005 Cadillac CTS vs 2005 Lexus IS 300

2005 Cadillac CTS
2005 Lexus IS 300
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4-Door Sedan 2.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.8L 17 27 $27,925 $30,190
4-Door Sedan 3.6L 17 27 $30,007 $32,440
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300 4-Door Sedan Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 18 25 $26,165 $29,735
300 4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport 18 24 $27,372 $31,105
300 5-Door Wagon Automatic SportCross 18 24 $27,372 $31,105
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,925
$26,165
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,190
$29,735
Monthly Payment Estimate
$503 / month
$496 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
27 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
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98 89.2
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 58.5
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 12.0 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 11.6 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 - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QWJ NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR16 215/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - 215/45ZR17
Front Tire Order Code
QWJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR16 215/45ZR17
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
194 @ 3300 218 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
LP1 NA
Displacement
2.8L/170 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 6500 215 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 4.09
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.33 2.06
Trans Order Code
MV1 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.57
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.38
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Aisin 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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