Compare 2005 Lexus GS 430 vs 2005 Cadillac STS

2005 Lexus GS 430
2005 Cadillac STS
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 23 $41,736 $47,975
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4-Door Sedan V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 17 24 $37,485 $40,525
4-Door Sedan V8 17 26 $43,498 $47,025
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,736
$37,485
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,975
$40,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$800 / month
$675 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 116.7
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 58.6
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 57.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 62.3
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 116.4
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 196.3
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 13.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.47 - 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)
11.6 x 1.26 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 17
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 18.21
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P255/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q11
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P235/50R17
Spare Tire Size
P225/55VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q11
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)
3715 3960
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 10.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 3400 252 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
NA LY7
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.6L/217
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5600 260 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.60
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.43 3.02
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.21
Trans Order Code
NA M82
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 430 Cadillac STS
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent

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