Compare 2006 Cadillac STS vs 2006 Lexus GS 300

2006 Cadillac STS
2006 Lexus GS 300
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4-Door Sedan V6
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
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4-Door Sedan RWD
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 30 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)
116.7 110.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
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
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 18.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.21 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 34.1
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P255/45R17 P225/50VR17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3960 3536
Wheels
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
Front 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
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
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 30
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Cadillac STS Lexus GS 300
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone

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