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Compare 1997 Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sedan vs 1997 Cadillac Seville

1997 Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sedan Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan (CA/NY) 4-Door Luxury Sedan SLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Luxury Sedan SLS 17 26 $36,750 $39,995
4-Door Touring Sedan STS 17 26 $41,325 $44,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,233
$36,750
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,700
$39,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$762 / month
$667 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1 55.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.8 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.2 102.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7 57.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 58.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 43.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 109.4 111.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 74.2
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 194.9 204.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 54.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 14.4
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.57 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.01 x - TBD - 10.9 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 20
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.23 2.65
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 43.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 41.6
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size P215/60R16 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3660 3901
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 4800 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LD8
Displacement 3.0L/183 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 5800 275 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.978 1.63
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.01 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 300 Luxury Perform Sdn Cadillac Seville
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.76
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Spring
 
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