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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$67,957
$44,694
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$74,270
$51,375
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1238 / month
$856 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.6 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.6 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.3 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 110.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 66.0 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 197.6 190.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.2 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.9 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 116.4 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.6 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 12.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 x 1.25 13.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 x 1.1 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 13.9-19.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.8 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.85 2.7-3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code Q19 NA
Front Tire Size P255/45WR18 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code Q19 NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40WR19 P245/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4295 3745
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 469 @ 6400 300 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 439 @ 3900 325 @ 3400
Engine Order Code LC3 NA
Displacement 4.4L/267 4.3L/- TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.95
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36 1.96
Trans Order Code MYC A761E
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 3.80
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.02 3.30
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.35
Trans Type 6 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac STS-V Lexus GS 430
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Performance NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Performance Double Wishbone
 
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