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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 2.8L 17 27 $27,925 $30,190
4-Door Sedan 3.6L 17 27 $30,007 $32,440
300 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual
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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
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
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
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 52.6
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
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
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
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
Rear Tire Order Code QWJ NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 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 - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 4.09
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS Lexus IS 300
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30.2
 
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