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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan V6
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Engine

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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.6
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
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.47 - TBD -
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - 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
Vehicle Name Lexus GS 430 Cadillac STS
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
 
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