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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,108
$28,957
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,805
$31,305
Monthly Payment Estimate
$513 / month
$522 / 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) 52.8 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 37.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 98.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.92 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 192.2
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.46 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 107.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 14.5
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 1.3 11.65 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x .5 11.26 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.25 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 36.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 33.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3270 3770
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 300
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 120
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5800 200 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 218 @ 3800 192 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA L81
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 1.62
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357 2.86
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 300 Cadillac Catera
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
 
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