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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan V6
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Engine

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 18 27 $38,353 $41,020
4-Door Sedan V8 17 26 $44,431 $47,520
4-Door Sedan RWD
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 22 30 $37,971 $43,150
4-Door Sedan AWD 21 27 $39,688 $45,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,353
$37,971
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,020
$43,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$684 / month
$719 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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) 116.7 110.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 116.4 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.6 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 196.3 190.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 12.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.2 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) - TBD - 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) 17 18.8
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.21 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 34.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code Q11 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/45R17 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code Q11 NA
Front Tire Size P235/50R17 P225/50VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3960 3536
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 252 @ 3200 230 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LY7 NA
Displacement 3.6L/217 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 6500 245 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.54
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.60 1.40
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.02 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.06
Trans Order Code M82 A960E
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac STS Lexus GS 300
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
 
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