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Selected Style 4-Door Luxury Sedan SLS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Touring STS 18 27 $47,259 $51,650
4-Door Sedan Luxury SLS 18 27 $41,664 $45,535
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,664
$41,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,535
$47,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$759 / month
$797 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.2 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 119.9 100.0
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
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 44.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.9 59.4
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.7 14.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.8
Steering
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
Steering Type Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA 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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 800 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 80
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 4000 325 @ 3400
Engine Order Code LD8 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.42
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.36
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac Seville Lexus GS 430
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Spring Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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