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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Luxury Sedan SLS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Touring STS 18 27 $47,259 $51,650
4-Door Sedan Luxury SLS 18 27 $41,664 $45,535
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,607
$41,664
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,825
$45,535
Monthly Payment Estimate
$797 / month
$759 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 38.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 119.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 57.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 58.0
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 62.9
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 75.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 201.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 55.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 15.7
Brakes
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) 11.6 x - TBD - 11.85 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x - TBD - 11.61 x 0.43
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 40.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P225/60SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPX
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P225/60SR16
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA QPX
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3715 3989
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LD8
Displacement 4.3L/242 4.6L/280
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 275 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.63
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Cadillac Seville
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Spring
 
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