Compare 2003 Cadillac Seville vs 2003 Lexus GS 430

2003 Cadillac Seville
2003 Lexus GS 430
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4-Door Sedan Luxury SLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Luxury SLS 18 27 $41,664 $45,535
4-Door Sedan Touring STS 18 27 $47,259 $51,650
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 23 $41,607 $47,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,664
$41,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,535
$47,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$759 / month
$797 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 44.5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 55.0
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 34.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
119.9 100.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 39.0
Second Hip Room (in)
57.5 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.9 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 110.2
Liftover Height (in)
27.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.0 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
201.0 189.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 56.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.7 14.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.61 x 0.43 12.0 x - TBD -
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)
11.85 x 1.26 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.4 3.38
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.8 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60SR16 P225/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
QPX NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60SR16 P225/55VR16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R16 P225/55VR16
Front Tire Order Code
QPX NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3989 3715
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.5 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
300 @ 4000 325 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
LD8 NA
Displacement
4.6L/280 4.3L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 5600 300 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.36
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.42
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.13 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.18
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.11 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac Seville Lexus GS 430
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Spring Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Spring Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Independent

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