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Selected Style 300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 4-Door Sedan Manual Trans 18 25 $25,901 $29,435
300 4-Door Sedan Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
300 5-Door Wagon Automatic Trans 18 24 $27,108 $30,805
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,901
$28,351
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,435
$30,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$491 / month
$511 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.2 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.2 98
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 190.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.46 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 113.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 1.26 11.9 x 1.3
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) 12.09 x 0.47 11.7 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 17
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.37
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 35.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QWJ
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P215/45ZR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QWJ
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
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) 3255 3509
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.2L/194
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5800 220 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 218 @ 3800 220 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA LA3
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.34
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Getrag
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.091 3.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.04
Trans Order Code NA M35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.57
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 300 Cadillac CTS
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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) 1.06 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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