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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
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
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 110.2 113.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 12.5
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 17
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55VR16 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKR
Front Tire Size P225/55VR16 P245/45WR18
Spare Tire Size P225/55VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QKR
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3715 3850
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 4.3L/242 5.7L/348
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5600 400 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 3400 395 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA LS6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 16
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Cadillac CTS-V
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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 -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Performance
 
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