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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 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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 57.6 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 116.4 112.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.8 12.7
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 18.8
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/45R17 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code Q11 NA
Front Tire Size P235/50R17 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code Q11 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3960 3536
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.6L/217 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 6500 245 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 252 @ 3200 230 @ 3600
Engine Order Code LY7 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 30
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.54
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac STS Lexus GS 300
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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