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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,736
$45,602
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,975
$49,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$800 / month
$822 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 98
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 36.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 113.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 191.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.47 14 x .57
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 1.26 14 x .55
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.38 3.37
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QKR
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKR
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P245/45WR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3715 3850
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 395 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA LS6
Displacement 4.3L/242 5.7L/348
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 400 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 2.66
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Tremec
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.78
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Cadillac CTS-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Performance
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
 
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