Compare 2008 Lexus GS 460 vs 2008 Cadillac STS

2008 Lexus GS 460
2008 Cadillac STS
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $46,657 $53,020
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4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SA 17 26 $40,929 $43,775
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SB 17 26 $40,929 $43,775
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SA 17 26 $40,929 $43,775
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SB 17 26 $40,929 $43,775
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SC 17 26 $40,929 $43,775
4-Door Sedan V8 AWD w/1SG 14 21 $49,812 $53,275
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD w/1SE 15 24 $49,812 $53,275
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD w/1SF 15 24 $49,812 $53,275
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD w/1SG 15 24 $49,812 $53,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,657
$40,929
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,020
$43,775
Monthly Payment Estimate
$884 / month
$730 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The STS is middle-of-the-pack in many respects, but it stands out as Cadillac’s technology flagship.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.1 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 58.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 62.3
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 116.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.0 196.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 13.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.0
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)
13.1 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7-3.2 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.9-19.1 18.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QKP
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P235/50SR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QKP
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P235/50SR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3945 4125
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 3600 272 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA LLT
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
342 @ 6200 302 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60 4.06
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 1.55
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.18 3.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA MX7
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 460 Cadillac STS
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.3
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Independent

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