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
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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
57.6 56.1
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 Order Code
NA NA
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
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
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
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
Fuel System
SFI EFI
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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