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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.6L 17 27 $30,007 $32,440
4-Door Sedan 2.8L 17 27 $27,925 $30,190
4-Door Sport Sedan Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 18 25 $26,165 $29,735
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport 18 24 $27,372 $31,105
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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3 58.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.5 10.1
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 17.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.37 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 215/45ZR17
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3509 3255
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Engine
Displacement 2.8L/170 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 6500 215 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 194 @ 3300 218 @ 3800
Engine Order Code LP1 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS Lexus IS 300
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
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
 
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